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Past Events

Reports, photographs and links relating to recent past events.

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Past Events
July 3rd 2022(Sunday)

Non VAC Event.

VAC invited to Seething Airfield Buffet lunch; Old Seething Control Tower open day. Contact details are: Greg and Dianne Shepherd on 01502-476200/07788870853 or email: mutford"at"outlook.com. Download PDF poster here.

Seething.

See youtube footage of this past event here.

July 2nd 2022(Saturday)

Non VAC Event.

VAC invited to Wallop Wheels and Wings. Registration will open 01 April on the Army Flying Museum web-site. It will close on 01 June. The fly in will take place between approx 08.30 and 11.30. The airfield will close between 12.00 and 15.00 to allow military flypasts and the public to go onto the active part of the airfield. MoD require a £12.00 insurance fee payable by card at the sign in tent after landing.

Middle Wallop.

For Vintage aircraft registration, scroll down the Page.

June 25th to 26th 2022 (Saturday and Sunday)

VAC Event.

VAC Return to Breighton 2022. Contact Charles Sunter, Real Aeroplane Club 07903 112542 chairmanrealaero"at"outlook.com

Breighton Airfield.

Breighton Airfield.

June 19th 2022 (Sunday)

Non VAC Event. Bicester Scramble.

VAC invited to this event. Contact Bicester Heritage.

Bicester.

Bicester Airfield PPR.

June 18th 2022(Saturday)

Non VAC Event.

VAC members are invited to a celebration of life in memory of David Gray at Barton Airport, the David Gray Memorial Fly-In. Free landings / light refreshments. PPR Barton. Download PDF poster here.

Barton.

Barton Airport

June 11th 2022(Saturday)

Non VAC Event.

VAC invited to Blackbushe 80th Anniversary celebration. Free landings and BBQ at the home of Aerobility. NB No grass runway at Blackbushe. Contact Peter Brown. 80"at"blackbusheairport.co.uk

Blackbushe.

Blackbushe Airfield

May 7th 2022(Saturday)

VAC Event.

Fenland Tulip Fly-In.

Fenland.

Fenland Airfield

May 2nd 2022 (Monday)

Non VAC Event.

VAC invited to Popham. ‘Classic Cars, Vintage Aircraft Club and Aero-Auto jumble event.' Contact Mike Pearson.

Popham.

Popham Airfield.

April 24th 2022 (Sunday)

VAC Event.

VAC invitation to a family day out at Fawley Museum and Railway (nr Henley). £10.00 each and bookings only. Steam train rides and large model railway and memorabilia collection. Privately owned by Judy, Lady McAlpine. 50 places reserved for VAC members and family. To reserve a place reply to the events email on our contact page.

Fawley Museum and Railway (nr Henley).

Fawley Museum and Railway.

April 9th 2022 (Saturday)

VAC Event.

VAC Spring Fly-In to Turweston. LAA Members Lounge will be available for VAC members and the new LAA Workshop will be open. The café will also be open but it is advisable to book a table. PPR Turweston

Turweston.

Turweston Airfield.

April 6th 2022 (Wednesday)

VAC Event.

VAC Aviation Poetry at White Waltham – 7pm. (Bodmin poets)

White Waltham.

Event Cancelled

March 20th 2022 (Sunday)

VAC Event.

VAC hangar and workshop visit to Bericote Farm, Warwickshire, with thanks to Cathy Silk. To book contact Cathy Silk silktigermoth"at"hotmail.com or David Phillips dphillips_antiques"at"yahoo.co.uk

Bericote Farm.

Bericote Farm.

March 5th 2022 (Saturday)

Non VAC Event.

VAC invited to Popham for Vintage Fly In. Buy one get one free landings! PPR Popham.

Popham.

Popham Airfield.

February 26th 2022 (Saturday)

VAC Event, postponed from March.

Shuttleworth Hangar Workshop, Part 2, ‘Aircraft Stability’ with Dodge Bailey. £15.00 including entry to Shuttleworth and light refreshments. (Fully Booked).

Shuttleworth.

The Shuttleworth Collection.

January 23rd 2022 (Sunday)

Non VAC Event. Sywell Aviation Museum Talk.

VAC members invited to Sywell Aviation Museum’s talk at the Aviator ‘Secret War – Lysanders Role in SOE Operations’ by Debbie Land. £5.00 on the door."

Sywell.

Sywell Aviation Museum.

January 18th 2022 TBC (Tuesday)

VAC Zoom Event.

Zoom presentation by David Cockburn. “Cold War Chipmunk flying from Berlin”

Zoom.

Zoom details via emailed newsletter in January.

January 16th 2022 (Sunday)

Non VAC Event. Bicester New Year Scramble, 9am - 2pm.

VAC invited to this event but pre-booking is essential. For details go to the Bicester Heritage. website and look under FAQ for "May I Fly in?"

Bicester.

Bicester Airfield PPR.

December 30th 2021 (Thursday)

VAC Zoom Event.

VAC Zoom and post -Christmas social from Biggin Hill ‘Bunty’s 90th Birthday and VAC Social’ Peter Greenyer and Carl Ward. Joining details- in latest newsletter or email events@vintageaircraftclub.org.uk.

Zoom

Zoom details via emailed newsletter in December.

November 21st 2021 (Sunday)

VAC Event, postponed from March.

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. (1 places remaining).

Shuttleworth.

The Shuttleworth Collection.

November 20th 2021 (Saturday)

VAC Event.

VAC Dinner and Awards Evening at Shuttleworth ( Guest speaker George Bacon MBE. Contact Peter Wright for details and to register your interest in attending).

Shuttleworth.

The Shuttleworth Collection.

October 31st 2021 (Sunday)

VAC Event.

VAC All Hallows Fly-In and VAC AGM at Turweston. PPR Turweston.

Turweston.

Turweston Airfield.

October 7th 2021 (Thursday)

VAC Event.

National Poetry Day – VAC Poetry with Shuttleworth details later.

Shuttleworth.

The Shuttleworth Collection.

September 18th and 19th 2021 (Saturday and Sunday)

Non VAC Event.

VAC invited to Rougham Fly-in. Contact Andrew Caldeott (acss(at)gmx.com).

Rougham.

Rougham Airfield.

September 3rd to 5th 2021 (Friday to Sunday)

Non VAC Event.

LAA Rally at Sywell.

Sywell.

Light Aircraft Association.

August 14th to 15th 2021 (Saturday and Sunday)

VAC Event.

VAC Fly in at Sleap. Overnight camping available along with airfield café and facilities. (Contact Tony Taylor arwt(at)btinternet.com or Wendy, events@vintageaircraftclub.org.uk)

Sleap Airfield.

Sleap Airfield.

August 8th 2021 (Sunday)

Non VAC Event.

VAC invited to Seething Airfield Fly-In – Contact Greg Shepherd (01502 476200).

Seething Airfield.

Seething Airfield.

August 8th 2021 (Sunday)

VAC Event.

VAC Fly-In at Turweston. To replace the May fly-in.

Turweston.

Turweston Airfield.

July 31st and August 1st 2021 (Saturday and Sunday)

VAC invited to Rufforth.

Yorkshire Weekend at Rufforth East

Rufforth East.

Rufforth East Airfield.

July 24th and 25th 2021 (Saturday and Sunday)

VAC Event.

VAC Fly-In to Bodmin. Contact - Pete White — Events Director, AEROCLUB & Events Organiser 01752 406660 -- 07805 805679 -- pete(at)aeronca.co.uk

Bodmin Airfield.

Bodmin Airfield.

July 17th to 18th 2021 (Saturday and Sunday)

VAC invited to LAA Event.

LAA 75th Party at Old Warden.

Shuttleworth.

The Shuttleworth Collection.

July Now postponed to 2022

VAC Event.

Brimpton Picnic at Brimpton Airfield, Berkshire.– PPR contact via Brimpton website or 01183 246888. Note Restricted Area R101. PPR mandatory.

Brimpton.

Brimpton Airfield.

July 4th to July 8th 2021 (Sunday to Thursday)

Non VAC Event.

Invitation to VAC members to overnight camp at Henstridge 3rd/ 4th July and to attend Henstridge LAA Strut Fly-In on 4th July.You may wish to join the LAA Anniversary Mini-Tour, which will commence at Henstridge in Somerset on Sunday 4th July and conclude at Leicester on Thursday 8th July, after visiting airfields in Cornwall, the Midlands and northern England..

LAA Mini Tour.

Light Aircraft Association.

July 3rd 2021 (Saturday)

VAC invited to Wallop Wheels and Wings.

Wheels and Wings at Middle Wallop. Vintage Aircraft Fly in and Classic Cars. All slots booked, no more bookings accepted.

Army Flying Museum.

Book now for a slot.

June 26th to 27th 2021 (Saturday and Sunday)

VAC Event.

VAC Back to Breighton Weekend Fly-In. Contact Charles Sunter.Camping ‘under the wing’. Transport to local B&B accommodation available. Loftsome Bridge Hotel recommended and rooms available at 20% discount on the website.

Breighton Airfield.

Breighton Airfield.

June 5th 2021 (Saturday)

VAC Event.

Fenland Tulip Fly-In.(Contact - Wendy Hinchcliffe events@vintageaircraftclub.org.uk)

Fenland.

Fenland Airfield.

May 23rd 2021 (Sunday)

VAC Event.

VAC Fly-In at Turweston. The airfield will be open from 9am-6pm so if you intend to fly in please remember to book in advance as a very damp airfield may reduce parking for aircraft.

Turweston.

Turweston Airfield.

April 8th 2021 (Thursday)

VAC Zoom Event.

Breighton’s Real Aeroplane Company with Charles Sunter. An informal evening looking at some of those very special aircraft from Yorkshire!

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

Breighton Airfield.

March 21st 2021(Sunday)

VAC with Old Warden Event.

World Poetry Day Special Event VAC with Old Warden Aviation Poetry on line for All. More details later.

Shuttleworth.

The Shuttleworth Collection.

March 12th 2021 (Friday)

VAC Zoom Event.

VAC Zoom Visit to see Shipping and Airlines’ de Havilland Dragonfly – Peter Greenyer and Carl Ward, Biggin Hill, 7.30pm.

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

Shipping and Airlines, Biggin Hill.

February 27th 2021(Saturday)

VAC invited to Zoom Event.

Art for All free on-line for beginners with Phil Jackson at Old Warden. Drawing the Piston Provost. Contact svasoldwarden(at)gmail.com for Zoom details.

Shuttleworth.

The Shuttleworth Collection.

February 16th 2021(Tuesday)

VAC Event.

An Evening with Sir John Allison - an informal evening on Zoom talking about aeroplanes! Contact details later.

Via Zoom.

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

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.

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