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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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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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RAMP RAMBLINGS 9

RAMP RAMBLINGS……….By Keith Bradshaw. Photos Steve Jeal and Keith Bradshaw Welcome to Ramp ramblings No.9, to kick off this month a few corrections and updates from previous editions. Firstly our book shop man ,John, has asked me to say that not only does he have a great selection of books, models, pictures etc in stock […]

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HOMAGE TO THE HERALD

HOMAGE TO THE HERALD…………. A short article by Keith Bradshaw, with assistance from John King, to celebrate the reuniting of our Herald’s fin and tailplane after seven years of forced separation. Photographs supplied by Steve Jeal and Keith Bradshaw. In the mid 1950’s Handley Page proposed a new short range airliner to be called the […]

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AISLE CHAT 2 by Sally Stewardess

AISLE CHAT 2: BY SALLY STEWARDESS The Viscount The Viscount team were given a £50 donation to be used specifically on the Viscount during a visit by Mrs Pat Broad whose late husband Captain Ron Broad used to fly our aircraft for Cambrian Airways. The Team had the privilege of meeting him in the late […]

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RAMP RAMBLINGS 8

RAMP RAMBLINGS……….By Keith Bradshaw. Welcome to Ramp Ramblings number 8, with it being airshow season there is not too much to report on the restorations at this time as it seems we are either preparing for a Duxford show or clearing up after one!! Just the September show to go, this will take place on […]

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DAS Launches New Archive Section.

Over the years DAS has acquired or had donated large quantities of aircraft components, memorabilia, photographs and documents. That’s apart from the books, magazines and other items that continue to come in.  We also have filing cabinets full of documents and photographs that record the history of the aircraft and the restoration projects that have […]

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Poem for DAS 40th Anniversary

To celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the Duxford Aviation Society Karina Bailey-Watson has written the following poem. DAS’s 40th Anniversary 1975-2015 Duxford Aviation Society motto:- Restituere et Conservo = Restore & Preserve Took off in 1945 To keep aviation history alive Now 40 years on DAS is still going strong Charity reaches for the skies Yet grounded it […]

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