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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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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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