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News updated 14Jan19

Kingston Aviation Centenary Project (KACP)

The website continues to be updated with very interesting weekly stories of Sopwith 100 years ago, Hawker People stories and photos added to the gallery.

There is a very interesting set of PDF files giving a short history of the Ham factory; best to return to the Menu, from a pdf file display, using the back arrow or backspace key.

Brooklands Museum

The Re-Engineering Brooklands project.

The museum needs volunteers; could you spend a few hours a week helping out. More

    

Association Ties are available at a cost of £7.50. Details

 

Are you a Member ? If you have worked for Hawkers or a successor company you are eligible to join. In addition membership may, at the discretion of the Committee, also be granted to those people who share the interests and aims of the Association. Check the list of qualifying companies. The subscription is only £7. Membership Application form; PDF Document (3kb).


Most of the talks given to the Association are videoed by Richard Cannon. If you missed a talk many are available as a video DVD; the List also gives links to the newsletter stories of talks.


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Next Events

On Wed 12 June there will be the Summer BBQ at 12:30; note the earlier time. Book and pay the Hawker Association by Thursday 6th June essential, details. There will NOT be a committee meeting in the morning.  

 Dunsfold Wings and Wheels is on 15 & 16 June. Terry Walker sent me this link to a Vulcan XH558 Facebook page that says due to developments this will be the LAST Dunsfold Wings and Wheels although I haven’t noticed it on the Wings and Wheels website.


12 April Top 10 Pilot Carrier Takeoffs & Landings (10:15); I found some of this very interesting especially from 1:40 to 4:40 which is a Harrier landing with a failed nose wheel.


On March 13 Ambrose Barber gave a talk on “Fresh Interests Since Retirement”; story, photos


25 February Newsletter 53 Spring 2019 PDF is available online.


On Wednesday 9th February Chris Roberts gave a very interesting talk on the pioneers in Aviation from Chinese kites to the space age; story, photos


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Dunsfold

Canbury Park Road Factory