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Happy Christmas to all

A warm thanks to everyone who has visited and supported the Museum in 2023. May you all have a good holiday and New Year, and hope to see you at some point during 2024. Keep warm over the winter.

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HAS Tetris report

A quick update on the work done to get all our Museum aircraft put safely under cover for the winter.

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December 2023 Night Shoot

A night shoot was held in early December 2023, details of this are published here…

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Meteor lighting work update

An update on the ongoing work on the wiring and lighting on the Meteor can be read here…..

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Successful 2023 season

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

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Meteor Arrival News

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

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Red Arrows and our Black Arrow

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.

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Phantom lighting update

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

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April 2023 guest visit

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

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2nd April 2023 Opening

The first Open Day of the 2023 took place and a quick review of it is published here…

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