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RAMP RAMBLINGS 13

RAMP RAMBLINGS………..By Keith Bradshaw. All photos by the author and Steve Jeal unless noted. Welcome to Ramp Ramblings 13. After the recent Trislander special and an anniversary Ambassador restoration special coming up, there is just time for a quick update on what we have been up to here at Duxford. Well as you have hopefully […]

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Duxford Aviation Society Wishes to Announce the Arrival of its New Baby!!

An article by Keith Bradshaw to celebrate the arrival in the British Airliner Collection of a Britten-Norman BN-2 111 Trislander. All photos by the author and Steve Jeal unless noted. Britten- Norman BN-2A Mk 111Trislander, G-BEVT, was delivered on Thursday 22 June by Aurigny to the British Airliner Collection here at Duxford. Our sincere thanks […]

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Trislander Arrives at Duxford – Press Release

Trislander aircraft arrives at IWM Duxford to become part of the Duxford Aviation Society British Airliner Collection On Wednesday 21 June, Britten-Norman Trislander G-BEVT flew into IWM Duxford from Guernsey to take its place in Duxford Aviation Society’s British Airliner Collection. G-BEVT was built in 1977 by Britten-Norman at their factory at Bembridge on the Isle […]

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Romance in the Air?

A private tour of Concorde 101 with friends turned into a very special occasion for Kalika. As she set off from Luton little did she know that her boyfriend, Minesh had been in touch with the Duxford Aviation Society, the owners of Concorde 101, and together they had hatched a plan using a Concorde tour as a smokescreen.  Canadian […]

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RAMP RAMBLINGS 12

RAMP RAMBLINGS………..By Keith Bradshaw. Photos Steve Jeal and Keith Bradshaw Hello and welcome to this bumper issue of Ramp Ramblings. First off this month, as hinted at last time, our airliner day has been replaced by a cockpit experience day . Those of you who are regular visitors to Duxford will know our cockpits are […]

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DAS SHOP HAS A FACE LIFT – CAN YOU HELP?

We urgently require your unwanted aviation books (civil and military), aircraft models, print, pictures, and aircraft memorabilia. All proceeds from the sale of these items goes towards the upkeep of the British Airliner Collection which we maintain at Duxford. Please ring 01223836593 or e-mail bookshop@das.org.uk Donations of any size will be appreciated. Thank you.  

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A DAS STEWARDS AIRCRAFT RECOLLECTIONS.

A DAS Stewards Aircraft Recollections. By Greg Scott. Photos Steve Jeal. Every time I enter Airspace as a DAS Steward to open Concorde, or the York, Comet, or Hermes I deviate from the direct route to my designated aircraft so that I can stop and look at the 74 Squadron Lightening and the CAA Dove. […]

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URGENT – VOLUNTEERS REQUIRED FOR AIRCRAFT STEWARDING

Duxford Aviation Society urgently requires volunteers to work with the British Airliner Collection meeting and greeting members of the public when they visit our aircraft. The work involves working at air shows and or other days of the year as an aircraft steward. For more details please contact us at dasinfo@das.org.uk    

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RAMP RAMBLINGS 11

RAMP RAMBLINGS……….By Keith Bradshaw. Photos Steve Jeal, Keith Bradshaw and Ralf Manteufel. Welcome to Ramp Ramblings number 11. I can’t believe we have done that many plus the occasional specials. Time really does fly here at Duxford !! (No pun intended !) I have to kick off this month with some disappointing news. The planned Airliner […]

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RAMP RAMBLINGS 10 (Including Britannia update)

RAMP RAMBLINGS……….By Keith Bradshaw. Photos Steve Jeal and Keith Bradshaw Welcome to the first edition of Ramp Ramblings for 2017. Hope you had a good Christmas and may I wish you all a belated Happy New Year. This is the time of year for looking forward and we can certainly do that with a number […]

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