The English Electric Lightning rescued from the scrapyard with the help of our friends at Gateguards UK and the generous cooperation of BAe Systems has moved into the main hangar at Newquay. As you can see from the photograph, there's...
A GREAT DAY (...ISH)
Lovely to see so many people at Newquay yesterday when we ran our mini air show to round off a great season. Jon Corley put on a series of magnificent displays and the planes seemed to have a great time - the Meteor and Vampire were certainly...
Back in the Hot Seat
A powerful moment on Wednesday when Meteor veteran Hal Taylor was reunited...
Vampire and Meteor
Two gold members - Rob Rennie and Doug Johns enjoyed the flight of a lifetime, at the weekend....
Meteor vs Tempest
A friend just sent me this link and I felt it should be shared with my fellow anoraksics...
To Clip Their Wings Would Be a Crime
Here they are: the winged masterpieces it's our privilege to care for. More than thirty of them. They're not museum pieces, standing polished, preserved but dead, behind rope barriers. They're alive and moving.
People around Newquay know the drill: If you hear the gravel rasp of a vintage engine or the whine of an early jet, look up. That classic wing silhouetted against the sky is the reason we work so hard to keep 'em flying.
And it's thanks to you we can keep doing it.
The pins on each of the aircraft below indicate where the aircraft is currently located. Sometimes we may need to move them without notice, so please call us if there's a particular favourite you want to see.
|Aircraft at Coventry||Aircraft at Newquay||Examples at both sites||Aircraft temporarily working away from base|