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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 First off this month, as hinted at last time, our airliner day has been replaced by a cockpit experience day .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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BRITISH AIRLINER FLIGHT DECK EXPERIENCE

Surprise Dad on Father’s Day ! Or realise your own dream of sitting in the pilot’s seat on a Heritage aircraft in the British Airliner Collection being guided through the controls. It’s also a great photo opportunity.  Duxford Aviation Society is offering VIP passes to the flight deck of your choice on Sunday 18 June […]

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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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RAMP RAMBLINGS CHRISTMAS SPECIAL

RAMP RAMBLINGS……….By Keith Bradshaw. Photos Steve Jeal and Keith Bradshaw Welcome to the Ramp Ramblings bumper Christmas special, as it gets colder and the festive season approaches I thought I would top and tail this edition with a couple of “Winter Tales”. So here we go.   Many years ago, in 1978 in fact, we had one […]

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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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