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DAS Celebrates its 40th Anniversary

Over 200 members and invited guests were present at Duxford Aviation Society’s 40th anniversary celebrations and all enjoyed a full day of entertainment. After an arrival coffee and cake in the AirSpace Concorde Suite all guests made their way to the Marshall Auditorium for a series of talks. First up was David Garside (DAS Chairman) who gave a talk […]

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New Concorde Nose Droop Video

On October 24th 2014 the Duxford Aviation Society revealed newly-restored features on its Concorde at IWM Duxford to mark the 11th anniversary of the last commercial Concorde flight. It followed 18 months of ‘painstaking restoration work’ and the aircraft now features fully-functional cockpit lighting and the operation of the its famous droop nose. It is […]

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BAC1-11 Painting Completed

The painting of the BAC1-11 was completed within two weeks by a team of enthusiastic DAS volunteers. The aircraft has now been moved from the conservation area of AirSpace to its usual position in the line of DAS aircraft currently exhibited next to the flightline. BAC1-11 is pulled out from AirSpace.     County of Dorset emerges into the winter sunshine.   BAC1-11 […]

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Further Updates: BAC1-11 Painting Begins.

Having finally found an available slot in the conservation area of AirSpace the BAC1-11 was moved into the hangar on Tuesday January 6th. The aircraft is being prepared and painted in a 10 day window by a team of enthusiastic DAS volunteers who have committed themselves to finish the work on time before handing the area back to the […]

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