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2024 Events Calendar

EVENTS ADVICE 2024. 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.

Gasco Safety Evenings
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Events for 2024 VAC 60th Birthday
January 24th 2024 (Wednesday)

VAC Zoom Event.

7.30pm ‐ Celebration of the 1934 Great Air Race. 90 years ago the Great Air Race, Mildenhall to Melbourne, took place and we celebrate the event with at least two of those original aircraft still airworthy ‐ The Comet G-ACSS and the Puss Moth G-AAZP. The Comet Black Magic is also undergoing restoration. Our speakers have experience of flying the same types as some which flew to Melbourne and we will hear from: 'Dodge' Bailey ‐ The Comet G-ACSS Grosvenor House and the Collection's Desoutter; Peter Greenyer ‐ The Miles Falcon and Mark Miller ‐ The Dragon Rapide.

Zoom.

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April 27th (fallback 28th) 2024 (Saturday)

VAC Event.

VAC Spring Fly-In to Turweston.

Turweston.

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May 6th 2024 (Monday)

VAC Event.

VAC and HAAF Fly-In to Popham. Details later.

Popham.

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May 18th and 19th 2024 (Saturday and Sunday)

Non VAC Event.

VAC invited to 'Bodmin Airfield in Bloom'. Contact Pete White.

Bodmin.

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June 8th and 9th 2024 (Saturday and Sunday)

VAC Event.

VAC 60th Birthday Northern Celebration ‐ Breighton, Yorkshire. (Note date has been changed.) Contact Charles Sunter.

Breighton.

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June 28th, 29th and 30th 2024 (Friday, Saturday and Sunday)

Non VAC Event.

Old Warden Festival of Flight. VAC pre-1950 aircraft invited to fly in. As an exclusive offer for pilots flying in, Shuttleworth will grant one free complimentary ticket for every single-engined aircraft registered pre 1950 and two free complimentary tickets for every twin-engined aircraft registered pre 1950 that flies in. On top of this exclusive offer, free camping will be provided in our designated pilots camping zone. email your PPR (Prior Permission Required) request to tower@shuttleworth.org Include your name: Arrival Date: Departure Date: Aircraft Registration: Aircraft Registered Date: Aircraft Type: Fuel Type: BRS/Hazard Fitted: Persons on Board: Departure Airfield: ETA

Old Warden.

The Shuttleworth Collection.

July 12th to 14th 2024 (Friday to Sunday)

Non VAC Event.

VAC Invited to Sleapkosh.

Sleap.

Sleap Airfield

July 28th (Sunday)

VAC Event.

VAC Turweston Fly/Drive Picnic. 11am-4pm Members (only) are invited to fly or drive into Turweston and bring a picnic to enjoy on the airfield by the VAC's aircraft. The cafe will also be available but please book a table by either calling 01280 705400 ext. 3 or email cafe"at"turwestonflight.com. If flying in please PPR in the following format : A/C REG, TYPE , DEP AIRFIELD , ETA, POB, PILOTS NAME , AND CONTACT NUMBER..

Turweston.

Turweston Airfield.

August 17th (fallback 18th) 2024 (Saturday)

VAC Event.

VAC 60th Birthday Southern Celebration ‐ Old Warden Airfield. Contact John De Main. Required Details for Pilots Email: 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) between 0900 and 1300

Old Warden.

The Shuttleworth Collection.

August 30th to Sept 1st 2024 (Friday to Sunday)

Non VAC Event.

VAC Stall and Information at the LAA Rally at Leicester Airport.

Leicester Airport.

LAA Rally at Leicester Airport.

October 26th 2024 (Saturday)

VAC Event.

VAC AGM at Old Warden.

Old Warden.

The Shuttleworth Collection.

November 16th 2024 (Saturday)

VAC Event.

VAC Dinner and Awards Evening, The Aviator, Sywell. Details later. Book the date in your diary!

Sywell.

The Aviator, Sywell.

The Vintage Piper Aircraft Club invites VAC members to their events for 2024. Contact Richard Keech.

Vintage Aircraft Club

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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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