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2023 Events Calendar

EVENTS ADVICE 2023. Please note that all events may be subject to change. Please check our regular e-mail Newsletter for up-to-date information and contact Anne Hughes unless other contact details are provided.

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Events for 2023
January 8th 2023 (Sunday)

VAC invited to Bicester Heritage Event.

Bicester Scramble 9am-2pm. Contact Rob Reason rr"at"bicesteraero.com.

Bicester.

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March 8th to 26th 2023 (19 Days)

Non VAC Event.

Their Finest Hour - by Steve Darlow. (Fighting High / author, playwright and film producer) Waterloo East Theatre.Download more info here!

Waterloo East.

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March 18th 2023 (Saturday)

VAC Event.

VAC Fly/Drive-in to Popham Airfield with an afternoon presentation by Polly Vacher.

Popham.

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April 15th 2023 (Saturday)

VAC Event.

VAC Spring Fly-In Turweston Airfield ppr Turweston Tower.

Turweston.

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April 22nd 2023 (Saturday)

VAC Event.

Fawley Hill Museum and Steam Railway nr Henley Contact events@vintageaircraftclub.org.uk

Fawley Museum and Railway (nr Henley).

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April 23rd 2023 (Sunday)

VAC invited to Bicester Heritage Event.

Another invitation to Bicester Scramble! This is not an event arranged by the VAC but VAC aircraft are invited to fly in. Reduced £5.00 landing fee and £5.00 reduction on Scramble tickets purchased through BAC if required. Contact Rob Reason rr"at"bicesteraero.com. NB New radio - Radio 118.390

Bicester.

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May 13th and 14th 2023 (Saturday and Sunday)

VAC Event.

VAC Bodmin weekend fly-in PPR and Contact Pete White- pete@aeronca.co.uk Local accommodation available.

Bodmin.

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May 27th 2023 (Saturday)

VAC Event.

Fly-In to Fenland. No PPR required unless non-radio. All fuels available. Landing fee £10. Cafe.

Fenland Airfield.

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May 28th 2023 (Sunday)

Non VAC Event.

Invite to Kirkbride Airport, Carlisle. Open Day and Fly-In contact Chris Gurney gurney"at"yahoo.com). Download the Poster here!

Kirkbride Airport.

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June 3rd 2023 (Saturday)

Non VAC Event.

Blackbushe Air Day - invite to VAC members. Fly-In aircraft will enjoy a free landing plus free admission to the event for pilot and passenger while those participating in the static display will receive a free landing and free entry for themselves and a passenger, a goody bag of Blackbushe merchandise and vouchers for future visits.

Blackbushe.

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June 7th 2023 (Wednesday)

VAC Event.

Visit to Fowlmere Museum. 20 booked places only and £5.00 donation payable on the day. Pub and Cafe nearby. Bookings Steve Le-Vien events@vintageaircraftclub.org.uk. Fowlmere Airfield happy for people to fly in, PPR details in newsletter but only the day before please! £10 landing fee for singles. Please let the Steve know if you are flying in.

Fowlmere Museum.

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June 8th to 10th 2023 (Thursday to Saturday)

Non Vac Event - Aero Expo.

Aero Expo at Sywell. John Hamshare av@buyer.com Request for Vintage Aircraft to attend.

Sywell.

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June 17th and 18th 2023 (Saturday and Sunday)

VAC at Bicester Flywheel Event.

9am to 6pm to celebrate automotive and aviation icons in the special surroundings of the base. Joystick Club pedal planes and Aviation Art for kids in Hangar 113 along with a VAC information stand. Tickets cost £27 each day, with 5-14 year olds £7.50 and under 5s absolutely free. Contact Rob Reason rr@bicesteraero.com NB New radio - Radio 118.390 Book PPR land@bicesteraero.com

Bicester.

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June 23rd to 25th 2023 (Friday to Sunday)

Non VAC Event.

Draycot Farm airfield fly-in. Basic food and refreshments, live music on Saturday evening and camping. Staying over is welcome. 700m grass runway 36-18 safety com 135.480 and avgas fuel. PPR with me Kevin Hale - 07762931590. All VAC aircraft welcome £10 landing fee.

Draycot Farm.

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June 24th and 25th 2023 (Saturday and Sunday)

VAC Event.

VAC Annual visit to Breighton. PPR and Contact Charles Sunter- chairmanrealaero"at"outlook.com

Breighton.

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July 1st 2023 (Saturday)

Non VAC Event.

Wallop Wings and Wheels.

Army Flying Museum, Middle Wallop.

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July 2nd 2023 (Sunday)

VAC Invited to Seething Event.

VAC invited to Seething's annual Fly-In. Details and PPR Greg and Dianne Shepherd - mutford"at"outlook.com

Seething.

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August 13th 2023 (Sunday)

VAC Event.

Fly/Drive-in. VAC Members only. VAC Summer Picnic. PPR Turweston. (Changed from Bicester). Bring your own picnic and membership card!! Hot drinks and food can be purchased in the cafe.

Turweston.

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August 18th to 20th 2023 (Friday to Sunday)

Non VAC Event.

VAC at the LAA Grass Roots Rally at Popham, VAC Stall and information.

Popham.

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August 26th 2023 (Saturday)

VAC Invited to Shuttleworth Event.

Vintage Aircraft Club at Old Warden PPR John DeMain john.demain"at"shuttleworth.org *ETA: Reg: Type: BRS/Hazard fitted: Name: POB: Departure Airfield: Destination Airfield: Email address: Telephone No: *Requested ETA Local Time (any 30 min slot e.g. 0930-1000) from 0900. Airfield closes at 1700. Free landings and entry for VAC Members (show membership card on arrival).

Old Warden.

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September 23rd 2023 (Saturday)

VAC invited to Leicester Fly-In Event.

VAC invited to Leicester Fly-In, free landings and spot landing competition. Evening entertainment. Camping by aircraft permitted. Contact Martin Needham and PPR 01162 592360.

Leicestershire

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October 29th 2023 (Sunday)

VAC Event.

VAC AGM. Old Warden. 11.30am.

Old Warden

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November 9th 2023 (Thursday)

VAC Zoom Event.

Pioneering Women in Aviation. Three 20 minute presentations. Gertrude Bacon by Ian Gee, Betty Greene by Rachel Gardner-Poole (MAF) and 'Three Winnies' by Debbie Land. Log in details later.

Zoom

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November 18th 2023 (Saturday)

VAC Event.

VAC Dinner and Awards Evening, the Cirrus Suite at The Aviator hotel, Sywell Aerodrome, Sywell, Northamptonshire, NN6 0BN. Guest Speaker: Sir John Allison, KCB CBE. The evening will start at 18.00 Guests should be seated by 19.00, and dinner will be served at 19.15. The cost is £50.00 per person. For more details and booking form please contact veronicaontrack"at"yahoo.co.uk.

The Aviator, Sywell.

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November 25th 2023 (Saturday)

Non VAC Event.

VAC Invited to attend HAA Symposium at Hendon. Reduced price for VAC Members £30.00.

Hendon

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December 7th 2023 (Thursday)

VAC Event.

VAC visit to Bletchley Park. Booked members only. Meet at 10am Bletchley Park inside entrance. Ticket price £23.00 per person (concessions!) and ticket valid for return visits for 12 months.

Milton Keynes

Bletchley Park

December 28th 2023 (Thursday)

VAC Event.

4.30pm-6pm VAC Social Zoom - Series of short informal presentations. Kath Burnham - Driving Just Jane; Martin Jones - Black Magic Comet restoration; Shipping and Airlines - Miles Falcon; Richie Piper (TBC) - Aerobility.

Zoom

Zoom log in details in next newsletter.

The Vintage Piper Aircraft Club invites VAC members to their events for 2023. Contact Richard Keech.

2024 ━ VAC 60th Birthday

Saturday 27th April (fallback 28th), VAC Spring Fly-In to Turweston.
Saturday 18th May/Sunday 19th May, VAC invited to 'Bodmin Airfield in Bloom'. Contact Pete White.
Saturday 8th/Sunday 9th June, VAC 60th Birthday Northern Celebration, Breighton, Yorkshire. (Note date change) Contact Charles Sunter.
12th-14th July, VAC Aircraft Invited to Sleapkosh. (No road arrivals).
Saturday 17th August (Fallback 18th), VAC 60th Birthday Southern Celebration, Old Warden Airfield. Contact John De Main.
Saturday 26th October, VAC AGM. Venue TBA.

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All dates & information contained on the calendar are correct at time of publication.

Please note that "Members Only" event details are not publicised outside of the magazine.

The Vintage Aircraft Club accepts no responsibility for the cancellation of any events published on this site.

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