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Past Events

Reports, photographs and links relating to recent past events.

(2015 Events Calendar now here)

(2016 Events Calendar now here)

Past Events
September 9th/10th (Saturday/Sunday)

VAC Fly-in to Bodmin for WW2 Tiger Moth Day.Download Poster here!

VAC attending Bodmin Event by invitation. Contact Pete White.

Bodmin.

Bodmin Airfield

September 1st/2nd/3rd (Friday/Saturday/Sunday)

LAA Rally Sywell.

VAC attending LAA Event.

Sywell.

LAA Rally

July 29th/30th (Saturday/Sunday)

Vale of White Horse Fly-In.

Non VAC Event. Contact Kevin Hale

Shrivenham Airfield, Nr Swindon.

Sandhill Farm Airfield, Shrivenham

July 8th/9th (Saturday/Sunday)

Heveningham Hall. Concours d’Elegance trophy.

Non VAC Event.Inviation to VAC aircraft (pre 1950) to attend. Limited places. Contact Peter Wright if you are interested

Heveningham Hall.

Heveningham Hall Country Fair.

June 24th/25th (Saturday/Sunday)

Biscester Flywheel.

Non VAC Event.

Biscester.

Photos on Facebook Page

June 16th/17th/18th (Friday/Saturday/Sunday)

VAC Yorkshire Tour based Sherburn-in-Elmet.

VAC Event. Contact Richard Maxted. Camping/Hotel/Transport can all be booked.

Sherburn-in-Elmet.

Sherburn-in-Elmet Flying Club

June 3rd (Saturday)

VAC Duxford Bonus Day.

VAC Event.

Duxford.

Photos on Facebook Page

May 29th (Monday)

Vintage Glider Club invite VAC.

Non VAC Event.

Aston Down.

Vintage Glider Club

May 20th (Saturday)

Visit to Bletchley Park.

VAC Event. Book with Peter Wright by 12th February. Cost £14.00 each. (Ticket valid for 12 months)

Bletchley Park.

Bletchley Park.

April 29th (Saturday)

VAC Spring Fly-In.

VAC Event. Contact Paul Loveday.

Turweston.

Photos on Facebook Page

April 23rd (Sunday)

Bicester Sunday Scramble.

VAC Aircraft welcome. Contact Elaine Jell at Historic Promotions on 01869 247888.

Biscester.

Bicester Airfield

April 22nd (Saturday)

Fabric Engineering Day. 10 places only, £25 each.

VAC Event. Contact Peter Wright.

Turweston.

Photos on Facebook Page

April 8th (Saturday)

Beagle Pup 50th Birthday Celebration.

Non VAC Event. VAC Members welcome.

Turweston.

Turweston Aerodrome

April 1st (Saturday)

Daffodil Fly-In.

VAC Event. Contact Paul Loveday

Fenland.

Fenland Airfield

March 25th (Saturday)

VAC visit to Museum of Berkshire Aviation. Conducted tour and refreshments. Transport from White Waltham if required.

VAC Event, Booking essential.

Museum of Berkshire Aviation.

Museum of Berkshire Aviation

March 18th (Saturday)

VAC Dinner and Awards Evening.

VAC Event

Littlebury Hotel, Bicester.

Littlebury Hotel, Bicester.

March 10th (Friday)

VAC Aviation Poetry Evening - 7.30pm

VAC Event. All welcome! Steve Slater, Anne Hughes and friends.

Evening hosted by Sherburn-in-Elmet Flying Club.

Download the Poster here!

February 12th (Sunday)

VAC Early Spring Lunch Meet.– Sywell 11am onwards. Followed by a talk by Alan Pickford, “The People’s Mosquito – returning the Mosquito to UK skies”

VAC Event. Sywell Aviation Museum talk at 2pm (£5.00) An opportunity for anyone interested to enjoy a talk after lunch! Please reserve a place for lunch by contacting Anne Hughes.

Sywell.

Photos on Facebook Page

January 21st (Saturday)

Visit to P & A Wood Rolls Royce and Bentley.

VAC Event, Accompanied tour of Merlin Overhaul Workshop, adv booking a must. 20 places only

Dunmow, Essex.

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January 8th (Sunday)

Bicester Sunday Scramble.

VAC Aircraft welcome but please contact Elaine Jell at Historic Promotions - tel 01869 247888 or email elaine@historicpromotions.com Applications to attend by air will close at midday of Friday 6th January.

Biscester.

Bicester Airfield News

November 25th (Friday)

VAC "Down Memory Lane" Film Night.

VAC Event.Films of VAC events from 1970s. (Bookings Peter White). Note date changed from Sat to Fri. 25 places, £10 including meal.

Bicester Airfield

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November 3rd (Thursday)

VAC Aviation Poetry Evening (2).

VAC Event. Readers include Richie Piper, Martin Barraclough.

White Waltham

Download the Poster here!

October 15th (Saturday)

Annual General Meeting.

VAC Event.

Wellington Room, Wellesbourne

October 8th (Saturday)

Turweston Fly-In

VAC Event in support of Young Peoples Celebration, LAA's 70 Years Event.(Contact Paul Loveday)

Turweston

October 2nd (Sunday)

Bicester Heritage Sunday Scramble

Selected VAC aircraft to fly in. (Contact Peter Wright)

Bicester

Bicester Airfield News

September 2nd-4th (Friday-Sunday)

Light Aircraft Association Rally.

LAA Event. VAC Market Stall.

Sywell

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August 27th-September 2nd (Saturday-Friday)

Light Aircraft Association Round Britain Tour.

LAA Event. Now includes West Country Tour.

Download details here.

Duxford - Sywell.

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July 30th (Saturday)

Joint Club Fly In to Redhill, Note change of venue (was Shoreham).

Beagle/Bulldog/Auster/Miles Club fly in. VAC members welcome.

Redhill

Download the Poster here!

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July 2nd-3rd 2016 (Saturday-Sunday)

Bicester Flywheel.

Selected VAC aircraft to fly in. (Contact Peter Wright)

Bicester

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June 19th 2016 (Sunday)

Wellesbourne Wings and Wheels

With VAC Market Stall, Vintage Aircraft Welcome

Wellesbourne. See Links Page for event poster.

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June 18th 2016 (Saturday)

Duxford Bonus Day Fly In - £8.00 landing fee & Museum Entry.

VAC Event. The newly re-furbished American Air Museum is now open and is not to be missed!! All included in the landing fee. Tea, coffee and biscuits available in the Pilots' Briefing Room in the Control Tower. A great opportunity to meet socially and enjoy Duxford., PPR Direct with Duxford ATC.(Contact Anne Hughes for Museum Voucher if arriving by road.)

Duxford

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May 21st 2016 (Saturday)

Mayfly Fly-In & Meet

VAC Event. (Contact Paul Loveday)

Turweston

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April 30th 2016 (Saturday)

Bodmin Airfield Ladies Day

Bodmin Airfield Event (Contact Pete White, 07805 805679)

Bodmin. See Links Page for event poster PDF.

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April 24th 2016 (Sunday)

Bicester Heritage Scramble

Selected VAC aircraft to fly in. (Contact Peter Wright)

Bicester

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April 16th 2016 (Saturday)

Daffodil Rally

VAC Event (Contact Paul Loveday)

Fenland

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March 18th 2016 (Friday)

Visit to RAF Museum Cosford Michael Beetham Conservation Centre

VAC Event, Now Fully Booked, 2 hr Tour starts 12.00

Cosford

RAF Museum Cosford

March 13th 2016 (Sunday)

Spring Gathering, Fly In

VAC Event (Contact Paul Loveday), Rob Metcalf's Prop Swinging Awareness talk, (Contact Peter Wright)

Turweston

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March 5th 2016 (Saturday)

VAC Annual Dinner & Awards.

VAC Event

Littlebury Hotel, Bicester, 7pm start.

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February 13th 2016 (Saturday)

Valentine Social Lunch & Fly In

VAC Event

Sywell Museum, Hangar Tour & Aerodrome Restaurant

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January 30th 2016 (Saturday)

Level 2 Emergency First Aid One Day Course £32.

VAC Event 12 places, Booking essential.

White Waltham, 9am - 5pm.

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January 9th 2016 (Saturday)

Visit for a Hangar Tour of Vintage Fabrics. 15 places avail, adv booking a must.

VAC Event, Light Lunch £5.00

Audley End, free landings PPR only.

PDF of thanks from Tree of Hope Charity for the £75.80 collected for them at the event.

January 3rd 2016 (Sunday)

Bicester Sunday Scamble 9am - 2pm. Details to follow.

VAC Event, (Contact Peter Wright)

Bicester Airfield.

Photographs on Facebook Page

November 14th 2015 (Saturday)

Trenchard Museum Visit

VAC Event

RAF Trenchard Museum

Photographs on Facebook Page

October 31st 2015 (Saturday)

Engineering Day Course

VAC Event

Venue Turweston Airfield

Photographs on Facebook Page

October 24th 2015 (Saturday)

VAC Fly In Last day of Summer before clocks go back. Cafe will be open 10am to 4pm.

VAC Event

Turweston

Photographs on Facebook Page

October 17th 2015 (Saturday)

AGM & Autumn Fly In (Moved from Oct 10th)

VAC Event

Venue Wellesbourne Moutford Airfield, 11.30am

Photographs on Facebook Page

September 12th and 13th 2015 (Sat & Sun)

Sackville Farm Fly In (Original Dates of 19th & 20th Sept. now reserved as bad weather fall back dates.)

VAC & Balloon Event

Sackville Farm

Photographs on Facebook Page

August 15th 2015 (Saturday)

Crabs & Carnival at Cromer

VAC Event

Cromer

Photographs on Facebook Page

July 25th and 26th 2015 (Sat & Sun)

West Country Tour

VAC Event

Ending at Pastie and Cornish Ice Cream Fly In at Bodmin

Photographs on Facebook Page

June 21st 2015 (Sunday)

Wellesbourne Wings & Wheels

Wellesbourne Airfield

Wellesbourne

Video of the event on this page!

May 17th 2015 (Sunday)

Duxford Fly In

VAC Event

Duxford

Photographs on Facebook Page

May 2nd, 3rd, & 4th 2015

Yorkshire Tour

VAC & IAC Event

Sherburn, Breighton, Elvington

Photographs on Facebook Page

April 18th 2015 (Saturday)

Daffodil Rally

VAC Event

Fenland

Photographs on Facebook Page

March 22nd 2015 (Sunday)

Spring Gathering, Fly In

VAC Event

Turweston

Photographs on Facebook Page

Download Poster

March 14th 2015 (Saturday)

VAC Engineer Day

VAC Event

Aero Classics Engineering, Turweston

Photographs on Facebook Page

March 7th 2015 (Saturday)

VAC Annual Dinner

VAC Event

Littlebury Hotel, Bicester

More Info on Facebook Page

February 14th 2015 (Saturday)

Valentine Social Fly In

VAC Event

Sywell Museum & Aerodrome Restaurant

Photographs on Facebook Page

January 31st 2015 (Saturday)

Ground Visit to two restoration hangers

Peter Turner & Cathy Silk

Snitterfield & Bericote Farm, (Midlands)

Photographs on Facebook Page

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