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2017 Events Calendar

ALWAYS check that the event is on before setting out!

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

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Events for 2017
January 8th (Sunday)

Bicester Sunday Scramble.

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


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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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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.


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March 10th (Friday)

VAC Aviation Poetry Evening - 7.30pm

VAC Event. All welcome! Steve Slater, Anne Hughes and friends.Download the Poster here!

Evening hosted by Sherburn-in-Elmet Flying Club.

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March 18th (Saturday)

VAC Dinner and Awards Evening.

VAC Event

Littlebury Hotel, Bicester.

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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.

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April 1st (Saturday)

Daffodil Fly-In.

VAC Event. Contact Paul Loveday


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April 8th (Saturday)

Beagle Pup 50th Birthday Celebration.

Non VAC Event. VAC Members welcome.


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April 22nd (Saturday)

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

VAC Event. Contact Peter Wright.


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April 23rd (Sunday)

Bicester Sunday Scramble.

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


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April 29th (Saturday)

VAC Spring Fly-In.

VAC Event. Contact Paul Loveday.


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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.

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May 29th (Monday)

Vintage Glider Club invite VAC.

Non VAC Event.

Aston Down.

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June 3rd (Saturday)

VAC Duxford Bonus Day.

VAC Event.


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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.


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June 24th/25th (Saturday/Sunday)

Biscester Flywheel.

Non VAC Event.


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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.

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July 29th/30th (Saturday/Sunday)

Vale of White Horse Fly-In.

Non VAC Event. Contact Kevin Hale

Shrivenham Airfield, Nr Swindon.

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

LAA Rally Sywell.

VAC attending LAA Event.


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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.


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September 23rd (Saturday)

VAC Autumn Rally.Taylor Titch & Monoplane 50th Anniversary Celebration.

VAC Event.Contact Turweston for PPR.VAC Contact Paul Loveday.


Turweston Aerodrome

October 1st (Sunday)

Old Sarum Fly-In.

VAC Invited to Old Sarum 100 year celebration event. PPR Old Sarum.

Old Sarum Airfield.

Old Sarum Airfield.

October 1st (Sunday)

Bicester Heritage Sunday Scramble.

VAC Aircraft Invited. Book through with aircraft registration, type, point of departure and POB. 100LL Avgas available but order when booking..


Bicester Heritage Sunday Scramble Tickets.

October 14th (Saturday)

VAC AGM Including Celebration of Aircraft reaching 80, 70, 60, or 50 years.

VAC Event. Details to follow.
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Wellington Rooms, Wellsbourne.

Wellsbourne Airfield

October 28th (Saturday)

Visit to Great Oakley Airfield to see Percival Proctor Restorations.

VAC Event. To book ph John Tregiglas 07734 938509.

Great Oakley,HARWICH.

Great Oakley Airfield

October 28th (Saturday)

GASCo Safety Evening.

GASCo Event. 7pm.

Bicester Gliding Centre.

Bicester Gliding Centre

November 25th (Saturday)

Visit to Midland Air Museum & DC6 Diner.

VAC Event. 20 places avail. Book as soon as possible, contact Anne Hughes.

Bicester Gliding Centre.

Midland Air Museum

November/December, (To Be Arranged)

Informal Safety Forum with Lindsay Irvine.
"We learnt about flying from that....".

VAC Event



Sat 20th Jan 2018. VAC return visit to P&A Wood Rolls Royce
and Vintage Fabrics at Audley End.
February, early Spring Fly-In, Sywell (TBC)
March, Annual Dinner & Awards at Shuttleworth Hose, Old Warden Date(TBC)
Duxford Bonus Day

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