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Past Events
January 27th 2021 (Wednesday)

VAC Zoom Event.

VAC and WLAC Aviation Poetry Evening. ZOOM evening with readings from far and wide!

Via Zoom.

Zoom joining instructions will be published in the next or following newsletter. Please contact Anne Hughes for details.

December 28th (Monday).

VAC Zoom Event.

Zoom VAC New Year Special – An informal social opportunity between Christmas and New Year for vintage aircraft chat. Joining instructions will be in a future newsletter.

Zoom.

Joining instructions will be in a future newsletter.

November 21st (Saturday).

VAC invited to Shuttleworth Aviation Art Workshop via Zoom.

Zoom in to Shuttleworth’s Aviation Art Workshop with Phil Jackson 11am - 12noon. Sketching the Royal Factory SE 5A. Contact ..svasoldwarden at gmail.com

Shuttleworth.

The Shuttleworth Collection.

November 15th (Sunday)

VAC Event.Postponed to Feburary 2021

11am-3pm. Shuttleworth Hangar Workshop, Part 1, ‘The Evolution of Flight Controls’ with Dodge Bailey. £15.00 including entry to Shuttleworth and light refreshments. 12 booked places for VAC members only. Bookings by 24th October. (5 places remaining)

Shuttleworth.

The Shuttleworth Collection.

October 31st (Saturday)

VAC Virtual Event hosted on Zoom.

We enjoyed seeing some of you at our Zoom AGM which, along with the Spooky Stories and impromptu quiz, turned out to be a very positive experience.

Virtual Event hosted on Zoom.

Virtual Event hosted on Zoom.

September 4th to 6th (This Event is Cancelled)

Cancelled Event.

VAC at LAA Rally, Cancelled.

Sywell.

Cancelled Event.

September 5th (Saturday)

VAC Event.

Fly-In to Turweston Airfield. Café open (table bookings in advance only). PPR Turweston.

Turweston.

Turweston Airfield.

August 22nd(Saturday fallback Sunday)

VAC Event.

VAC Picnic Fly-In to Popham Airfield. If travelling by road the postcode is SO21 3BD. Thanks to Mike Pearson who asks us to observe the one way COVID system on the airfield while walking around and to follow government guidelines.

Popham Airfield.

Popham Airfield.

Postponed

VAC Event now cancelled.

Dinner and Awards Evening at Shuttleworth House. Note that this event is now cancelled. Please contact Peter Wright for further information. Event now cancelled.

Shuttleworth.

The Shuttleworth Collection.

February 29th (Saturday)

VAC Event.

Early Spring Fly/Drive-In lunch Popham. 100 years of Aerial Adventures 1pm-2.15pm in the Conference Room.

Popham.

Popham Airfield Info.

January 29th (Wednesday)

VAC Event.

VAC and WLAC Aviation Poetry Evening.

White Waltham.

White Waltham.

November 16th (Saturday)

VAC Aviation Art Fun Day for Grown – ups.

10.30am-3.30pm. Mainly a day for beginners with a little help from our friends from the Guild of Aviation Artists. All equipment provided. 10 places only at £10.00 each including light refreshments. To book your place and for more details contact Anne Hughes.

Turweston.

Turweston Airfield.

October 29th (Tuesday)

VAC Visit to NATS at Swanwick.

13.30pm-17.30pm. 8 places only – first to contact us, first booked in! Please contact Anne Hughes if you would like to come. Priority will be given to those who haven’t visited NATS before.

NATS, Swanwick.

NATS, Swanwick.

October 27th (Sunday)

VAC All Hallows Fly-In and AGM.

The VAC's 2019 AGM will take place on Sunday 27th October at 11am at Turweston Aerodrome in the LAA HQ. This will be followed by a book launch by Annette Carson and an opportunity to share "Spooky Aviation Stories". Refreshments will be provided. The Agenda can be downloaded from here!

Turweston.

Turweston Airfield.

September 29th (Sunday)

VAC Event, Fly-In to Popham.

BBQ. Ground event “100 Years of Aerial Adventures!” in Conference Room. For more details download poster here..

Popham Airfield.

Popham Airfield Info.

September 14th to 15th (Saturday and Sunday)

Fly-In at Rougham Airfield.

VAC invited to join Vintage Aircraft Fly-In at Rougham Airfield. £10.00 landing fee / Car Park £5.00 PPR 07763 148640. Unlicensed airfield. 123.165 MHz.

Rougham Airfield.

Rougham Airfield Info.

September 8th (Sunday)

VAC invited to Pietenpol Club Fly-In to Hampstead Norreys.

For more details download poster here..

Hampstead Norreys.

Hampstead Norreys Airfield.

August 31st (Saturday)

VAC Invited to Families Day at Brize Norton.

VAC Invited to Families Day at Brize Norton, contact john.clifford38 at yahoo.co.uk

Brize Norton.

Brize Norton Info.

August 30th to September 1st (Friday to Sunday)

LAA Rally at Sywell.

VAC Merchandise Stall.

Sywell.

Light Aircraft Association Rally 2019.

August 25th (Sunday)

100 Years of Commercial Aviation -Hounslow Heath model under the wing of Concorde at IWM Duxford.

A great opportunity for you to come to see the VAC’s 50 year old model made to celebrate the first international scheduled commercial flight on 25th August 1919! We will be giving short presentations throughout the day.

Duxford.

Duxford Pilot Info.

August 24th (Saturday)

Henstridge Wings and Wheels.

VAC invited to Henstridge Wings and Wheels event. Contact Terry, wessexlines at btinternet.com

Henstridge, near Wincanton, Somerset.

Henstridge Wings and Wheels.

August 3rd (Saturday)

LAA Duxford Bonus Day.

All VAC members who are members of the LAA welcome to attend. Check out LAA magazine for details.

Duxford.

Light Aircraft Association.

July 22nd to July 25th (Monday to Thursday)

Vintage Glider Club Rendezvous.

VAC invited to Vintage Glider Club Event.

Husbands Bosworth.

Vintage Glider Club.

July 13th to July 14th (Saturday and Sunday)

Priors Farm Strip Berkshire Fly In.

VAC invited to Priors Farm Strip Berkshire Event.PPR Contact George Browm, 07765578916 priorsfarm at hotmail.com

Priors Farm Strip Berkshire.

Photos and comments on Facebook Page

June 29th to 30th (Saturday and Sunday)

VAC 55th Birthday celebration Weekend at Breighton.

VAC Event with camping, BBQ, transport to accomodation, tour of the hangers all on the cards! For more details download poster here..

Breighton.

Photos and comments on Facebook Page

June 23rd (Sunday)

Bicester Super Scramble (Flywheel Event Cancelled).

Non VAC Event.Replaces Cancelled Flywheel Event. VAC aircraft for ground display.

Bicester.

Photos and comments on Facebook Page

June 22nd to 23rd (Saturday and Sunday)

Air Britain Event.

Non VAC Event.

Turweston.

Photos and comments on Facebook Page

June 13th to 15th (Thursday to Saturday)

Aero-Expo.

VAC at Aero-Expo Event.

Wycombe Air Park.

Photos and comments on Facebook Page

June 8th (Saturday)

VAC Bonus Day, Duxford.

VAC Event.

Duxford.

Photos and comments on Facebook Page

May 19th (Sunday)

Bulldog 50th Birthday Event.

Combined Event, VAC, Beagle Pup & Bulldog Club, and LAA, celebrating the first flight of the prototype Beagle Bulldog. Download the Poster here!

Turweston.

Photos and comments on Facebook Page

May 6th (Monday)

Vintage Fly In DeHaviland Day.

VAC invited to Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre Event. Download the Poster here!

East Kirkby.

Photos and comments on Facebook Page

April 28th (Sunday)

Bicester Scramble "Drive it day".

Note, no aircraft will be at this Bicester Heritage Event.

Bicester.

Note, no aircraft will be at this Bicester Heritage Event.

April 28th (Sunday)

Spring Fly-In.

VAC Event.

Turweston.

Photos and comments on Facebook Page

April 27th (Saturday)

VAC Information Stand at Duxford Safety Day.

Non VAC Event.

Duxford.

Photos and comments on Facebook Page

April 13th (Saturday)

Daffodil Fly-In.

VAC Event.

Fenland.

Photos and comments on Facebook Page

April 6th (Saturday)

Annual Dinner and Awards at Shuttleworth House, Old Warden.

VAC Event.. Contact will be Peter Wright.

Shuttleworth House, Old Warden.

Report Here.

March 17th (Sunday)

VAC Words and Pictures, Arial Adventures around the world.

VAC Event. Turweston 1.30pm to 3pm. Colin Hales and others.

Turweston.

Photos and comments on Facebook Page

March 2nd (Saturday)

VAC visit to RAF Signals Museum.

VAC Event. RAF Signals Museum, Henlow.

Henlow.

Photos and comments on Facebook Page

February 17th (Sunday)

VAC Early Spring Lunch

VAC Event. Aviator Sywell. S.A.M. Talk on ‘The Avro Canada Story’ 14.30. Reserve your lunch (20 places only) by 10th February.

Sywell.

Photos and comments on Facebook Page

January 16th (Wednesday)

VAC Aviation Poetry & Nostalgia Evening.

VAC Event with Steve Slater, Philip Whiteman, Andrew Smith and Steve Milne.

White Waltham.

Photos and comments on Facebook Page

January 6th (Sunday)

Bicester Scramble.

Non VAC Event.

Bicester.

Photos and comments on Facebook Page

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