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G-AMSV Returns to Coventry

An old friend returned to Coventry yesterday when G-AMSV, in her striking Indian Air force livery, landed here for extensive maintenance by our engineers. Sierra Victor was part of the Air Altantique fleet here for many years. She'll...

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Baginton Air Pageant

The initial details for the Baginton Air Pageant are up on the website! As we don't have the space for a full-on air show attracting 20,000 or so people, we're aiming for low-key, themed days like this. A couple of thousand people,...

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Newquay Pleasure flights

We promised we'd be back to fly in Cornwall, and here we are. We'll be heading south with a Rapide and Chipmunk to spend a week at Newquay from 25th July, with a further visit planned in August. The flights are bookable in the normal...

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New Dakota Book

Geoff Jones just told me that his new book on the DC-3, released to celebrate the 80th anniversary of the Dak's appearance, is now available. The cover sports a lovely shot of G-ANAF, shot by Simon Westwood before her radome goiter was...

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Nimrod Engine Run

We've just confirmed plans by NPT to run all four of the Nimrod's Rolls-Royce Speys on Saturday 9th May. We expect the thunder to start just after lunchtime. Come along and enjoy some audio power - and please dip into your pockets...

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Jem Shaw

03/05/2015 14:15:43

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Idris Elba at Airbase

There was a surprise in store for visitors to our air display yesterday when they saw Luther climbing into an Extra Sbach. Idris Elba was a top-secret part of our day when he and a phalanx of aerobatic competitors used our CAF as its base for an awrobatic competition that was then replayed on a giant screen on our apron. The displays were compered by none other than George Gently actor, Martin Shaw, giving the enthusiastic spectators a double celebrity whammy!

Chris Berry

05/05/2015 19:38:15

Superb day out. Great display and celebrity spotting. Long may CAF continue at Coventry and hope it goes from strength to strength

ade guntripp

19/05/2015 19:36:47

Had a great day, lots to see. Enjoyed a flight in the Dove , met Martin Shaw. All in all a wonderful stress free few hours.Looking forward to July.

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