Like most websites Airfix Model World uses cookies. We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Airfix Model World website. However, if you would like to, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Find out more

Continue

Newark’s Phantom Cockpit ‘Deploys’

Photo: (Howard Heeley, Down To Earth Promotions)

 

Early on Saturday September 29, 2018, the Newark Air Museum’s Phantom FGR.2 cockpit XV490 was loaded for a temporary off-site deployment.

(Howard Heeley, Down To Earth Promotions)

This exhibit will be displayed on the British Phantom Aviation Group stand at the re-arranged North Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Festival; an event that should have taken place in July this year at Skydive Hibaldstow, but was cancelled. The cockpit will return to Newark Air Museum later this week.

In other news, the museum will hold its latest charity fund-raising Indoor Aeroboot/Aerojumble Sale on Saturday, October 13.

(Howard Heeley, Down To Earth Promotions)

Proceeds will be used to support the development of facilities at its Gateway Aviation Site, which is located in eastern Nottinghamshire, close to the Lincolnshire border. Forty-eight tables, featuring a host of different sellers from around the UK, will be arranged among the aircraft in Display Hangar 2, offering a varied selection of aviation and avionic items including books, paintings, prints, DVDs, plastic kits, die-cast models, clothing, radio equipment and aircraft parts.
Buyers/visitors will be able to access the museum site at a special discounted admission price of just £4.50 per person. Museum opening times will be 9am to 5pm, with the sale taking place between 9am and 2pm hours; to get the best bargains we suggest that you get there early.
Further details are available on the museum website www.newarkairmuseum.org or by telephoning 01636 707170.

The museum’s address is:

Newark Air Museum
Drove Lane
Winthorpe
Newark
Notts
NG24 2NY

Posted in News

NEVER MISS AN ISSUE...

Our Instant Issue Service sends you an email whenever a new issue of Airfix Model World is out. SAVE ON QUEUES - FREE P&P