Author Archives: WSHM
An update on the ongoing work on the wiring and lighting on the Meteor can be read here…..
The 2023 season has drawn to a close and we are glad to say it has been a most successful year with the Museum getting back in the swing of it after the disruptions caused by Covid in previous years. … Continue reading
The latest Museum aircraft arrival took place on 8th September 2023 and is described here. We look forward to updating you all in the coming weeks and months about the re-assembly and restoration work on this fantastic addition to the … Continue reading
Click below to view the short video. The Wattisham Station Families Day on 24th August 2023 presented the chance for the Red Arrows to perform over their illustrious predecessors, our own Black Arrows Hunter.
Image of Wattisham taken by USAAF on 27th May 1944. From the Historic England website.
Work continues at the Museum behind the scenes, even on non-opening days. A low-key side project to make the Phantom external lighting look a bit more alive has been progressing over the last few weeks. Wingtip red and green navigation … Continue reading
On Thursday 27th April 2023 we were very pleased to host a visit to the museum by Linda Helding. Linda is the daughter of Arnold Helding, who was a USA fighter pilot with the 436th Fighter Squadron based at Wattisham … Continue reading
The first Open Day of the 2023 took place and a quick review of it is published here…
With the restoration of Scout XT617 starting in earnest, we shall be publishing a blog so people can keep an eye on the progress. Click here to view the Scout Restoration Blog.
In 1993 the Army Air Corps arrived at Wattisham, taking over the station from the Royal Air Force. 2023 marks the 30th Anniversary of this, and we hope to be able to celebrate this during the year.