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2018 Events Calendar

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Engineering Days: Contact Peter Wright for details, 2017/2018 courses.

Gasco Safety Evenings
Download the latest SQUAWK and LARS Poster here!
or visit the Airspace Safety Initiative web-site.
Download the Soft Airfield Operations Poster here!

Events for 2018
January 20th (Saturday)

Visit to P & A Wood Rolls Royce and Bentley and Vintage Fabrics at Audley End.

VAC return visit, book by 10th January. Only 20 places available.

Dunmow, and Audley End, Essex.

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January 27th (Saturday)

Celebrate the 50th birthday of Beagle Pup G-AVLN.

Non VAC event. The oldest flying Pup! Reduced landing fee (£5.00), or free with fuel upload, must quote “LN Flyin”. Party food, cake, exhibition. Arrivals from 11am road or air.


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February 3rd (Saturday)

LAA Oxford Group and VAC members visit to British Aerospace Museum, Bristol.

Meeting at 10am at BAM. Entry £13.00 seniors, £15.00 adults (tickets valid for one year.) Possible guided tour and Concorde entry £5.00. Restaurant. Free parking. Tickets available on the day or on BAM Website. Please contact Rob Stobo if you would like to go.

Bristol Air Museum.

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February 18th (Sunday)

Early Spring Lunch at Sywell Aerodrome.

VAC Event, with afternoon talk for SAM in Cirrus Room by Steve Slater.
Flying for Fun talk by Steve Slater, Download Poster here!


Sywell Aerodrome

March 10th (Saturday)

Annual Dinner and Awards at Shuttleworth House, Old Warden.

VAC Event. All places for the dinner are booked. If you wish to go on the reserve list please contact Peter Wright.

Shuttleworth House, Old Warden.

The Shuttleworth Collection.

March 25th (Sunday)

“I learnt about flying from that……”.

VAC Event. 1pm to 2.30pm. Air Vice Marshal Lindsay Irvine chairs an informal air safety discussion. VAC and friends!


Turweston Airfield.

April 7th (Saturday)

Daffodil Fly-In.

VAC Event. The Fenland Airfield people have been known to keep daffodils on ice to present to passing aviatrixes.


Fenland Airfield.

April 22nd (Sunday)

Bicester Scramble "Drive-It Day".

Non VAC Event. Founded in 2014 the Sunday Scramble began as a ‘cars and coffee’ get together amidst the early stages of our restoration works. 5,000 visitors gathered at Bicester Heritage for the ‘Drive It Day’ Scramble, April 2017.

Bicester. Pre-booked VAC aircraft are welcome to attend. All bookings with Bicester Heritage up to 20th April.

Bicester Gliding (Visiting Pilots Info).

April 28th (Saturday)

Spring Fly-In.

VAC invited to Turweston Event.


Turweston Airfield.

June 2nd (Saturday)

VAC Bonus Day, Duxford.

VAC Event. Special rates for VAC members includes free admission to museum. PPR with Duxford essential


Duxford Airfield.

June 14th to 16th (Thursday to Saturday)


VAC at Aero- Expo – Fly in slots now open. Landing fee £20.00. Refunds for cancellations up to 13th June. Contact AeroExpo UK for more.

Wycombe Air Park.

Aero-Expo 2018 web-site.

June 22nd to 24th (Friday to Sunday)

VAC Guest Aircraft at Farnborough Airshow.

Non VAC Event.


Farnborough Airshow.

July 18th to 22nd (Wednesday to Sunday)

Bicester Flywheel.

Non VAC Event.


Bicester Flywheel web-site.

August 11th to 12th (Saturday to Sunday)

Vintage Wings and Wheels.

VAC special guest at Bodmin Airfield Event.


Bodmin Airfield.

September 8th (Saturday)

Autumn Rally.

VAC Event.


Turweston Airfield.

October 28th (Sunday)

Halloween Meet.

VAC Event. The last of our public events is the “All Hallows” held as close to Halloween as possible. This event even has the marshallers entered into the spirit of the day!


Turweston Airfield.

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