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New Year fly-ins and other events in the UK and over­seas

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Re­mem­ber to check with the or­gan­iser be­fore set­ting out – events may be changed at short no­tice

UK & IRE­LAND DE­CEM­BER

2-3 FLYER Live Show and Fly­ing Ex­hi­bi­tion 2016 Telford Ex­hi­bi­tion Cen­tre, Shrop­shire. flyer.co.uk/flyer-live-telford/ 3 Christ­mas Fly-in & Fair Free land­ings if you come dressed as Fa­ther Christ­mas, an an­gel or an elf. Comp­ton Ab­bas, Wilt­shire. Tel: 01747 811767. comp­ton­ab­ba­sair­field.co.uk 6 GASCO Safety Evening The Mem­bers’ Room, The Old Con­trol Tower, Wick­enby Aero­drome, Lin­colnshire. Tel: 01673 885000. Email: [email protected]­en­byair­field.com 13 Christ­mas Carol Con­cert with the Mil­i­tary Wives Choir & Army Med­i­cal Ser­vices Band. Mu­seum of Army Fly­ing, Middle Wal­lop, Hants. Tel: 01264 784421. armyfly­ing.com 15 Who Sank the Tir­pitz? Mu­seum of Army Fly­ing talk by Paul Beaver and Rob Owen de­bat­ing whether it was an No IX or No 617 Squadron Lan­caster which sank the Ger­man bat­tle­ship. Middle Wal­lop, Hants. Tel: 01264 784421. armyfly­ing.com 28 Paramo­tor­ing — the Self Launch­ing Mo­tor Glider in the Boot of a Car Lasham Glid­ing So­ci­ety talk by Michel Car­net, cur­rent Bri­tish and for­mer World Cham­pion. Lasham, Hamp­shire. Tel: 01256 384900. 29-30 The Shut­tle­worth Col­lec­tion En­gi­neer­ing Open Work­shop Week­end Old War­den, Bed­ford­shire. shut­tle­worth.org

JAN­UARY

1 Wilt­shire.New Year’sTel: 01747Day Fly-in 811767. Comp­ton Ab­bas, comp­ton­ab­ba­sair­field.co.uk1 Aero­drome,New Year Es­sex. Fly-in stow­maries.org.ukS­tow Maries Great War 4 Heathrow:An Over­view How of to ATC Squeeze Oper­a­tionsa Quart at into a Pint Pot Lasham Glid­ing So­ci­ety talk by Heathrow air traf­fic con­troller Adam Spink. Lasham, Hamp­shire. Tel: 01256 384900. 7-8 Ici­cle Bal­loon Meet Don­ning­ton Grove Ho­tel & Coun­try Club, New­bury, Berk­shire. 3440.org 7-8 Brass Monkey Fly-in North Coates, Grimsby, Lin­colnshire. Free land­ings. Tel: 01472 388850. north­coates­fly­ing­club.co.uk 8 Mil­i­tary & Avi­a­tion Col­lec­tors’ Fair Hall­mark Ho­tel, Pur­ley Way, Croy­don, Sur­rey. Doors open 1030. Tel: 07973 885754. Email: david­sut­[email protected] 9 The His­tory of Dux­ford and its Satel­lite Fowlmere from 1917 to the Present Day Lon­don So­ci­ety of Air-bri­tain talk by John ‘Smudge’ Smith cov­er­ing the air­fields from WWI to present day. Func­tion Room, The Bar­ley Mow, 104 Horse­ferry Road, Lon­don.

Starts 1930. Email: [email protected] 11 GASCO Safety Evening North Coates Fly­ing Club, North Coates, Lincs. Tel: 01472 388850. Email: stevechar­[email protected]com 11 GASCO Safety Evening An­drews­field Avi­a­tion, The Club­house, Sal­ing Aero­drome, An­drews­field, Es­sex. Tel: 01371 856744. Email: [email protected]­drews­field.com 12 GASCO Safety Evening Sher­burn Aero Club Sher­burn-in-el­met, North York­shire Tel: 01977 682674. Email: flight­[email protected]­bur­nae­ro­club.com

FE­BRU­ARY

6 Fly­ing and Dis­play­ing Vin­tage Jet Air­craft Lon­don So­ci­ety of Air-bri­tain il­lus­trated talk by Rod Dean cov­er­ing his in­tro­duc­tion to dis­play fly­ing in the Hunter in 1972 at RAF Chivenor the Vam­pire, Venom, Me­teor, Hunter, T-33 and F-86A Sabre. Func­tion Room, The Bar­ley Mow, 104 Horse­ferry Road, West­min­ster, Lon­don. Starts 1930. Email: [email protected] 6 GASCO Safety Evening En­stone Fly­ing Club, Pi­lots’ Lounge, En­stone Air­field, Ox­ford­shire. Tel: 01608 678204. Email: [email protected]­stone­fly­ing­club.com 7 GASCO Safety Evening Bris­tol Aero Club, BAWA, South­mead Road, Bris­tol BS34 7RF. Tel: 0776 8822406. Email: so­[email protected]­to­lae­ro­club.co.uk 8 GASCO Safety Evening Flynqy Pilot Train­ing, Corn­wall Air Am­bu­lance Trust, Tre­vithick Downs, Newquay, Corn­wall. Tel: 01637 861744. Email: [email protected] 11 Vin­tage Air­craft Club Early Spring Lunch Meet­ing Sy­well, Northamp­ton­shire. vin­tageair­craft­club.org.uk 20 GASCO Safety Evening The Mar­ket Tavern, 8 The Square, Sand­bach, Cheshire. Tels: 07973 226219, 07802 539223 or 01889 508406. Email: [email protected]­nol­ogy.co.uk or ian­[email protected]­sys.co.uk 25 Glid­ing Videos and Mishaps Caught on Film Lasham Glid­ing So­ci­ety talk by Glyn Brad­ney. Lasham, Hants. Tel: 01256 384900.

MARCH

6 B-17 and B-24 Lon­don So­ci­ety of Air-bri­tain il­lus­trated talk by Graeme Dou­glas com­par­ing the Fly­ing Fortress and Lib­er­a­tor in USAAC, USAAF and US Navy ser­vice. Func­tion Room, The Bar­ley Mow, 104 Horse­ferry Road, West­min­ster, Lon­don. Starts 1930. Email: [email protected]

6 GASCO Safety Evening Coven­try Fly­ing School, Coven­try Air­port, War­wick­shire. Tel: 07885 249847. Email: ben­[email protected] 9 GASCO Safety Evening Shob­don Air­field, Here­ford­shire. Tel: 01568 708369, 01544 267397 or 07507 488246. Email: dmjohn­[email protected]­in­ter­net.com 11 LXNAV In­stru­ments and Their De­vel­op­ment Lasham Glid­ing So­ci­ety talk by Shaun Lap­worth. Lasham, Hamp­shire. Tel: 01256 384900. 15 GASCO Safety Evening LAA Suf­folk Coastal Strut, The Club­house, Crow­field Air­field, Cod­den­ham Green, Suf­folk. Tel: 07790 925142. Email: [email protected]­folk­coastal­strut.org.uk 16 GASCO Safety Evening Cam­bridge Aero Club, Gate D, The Air­port, Camb­sridge. Tel: 01223 373717. Email: re­cep­[email protected]­bridgeae­ro­club.com 18-19 75th Mem­bers Meet­ing Good­wood Aero­drome/mo­tor Cir­cuit, West Sus­sex. good­wood.co.uk 25 Vin­tage Air­craft Club Visit to the Mu­seum of Berk­shire Avi­a­tion Wood­ley Air­field, Read­ing, Berk­shire. vin­tageair­craft­club.org.uk 31 GASCO Safety Evening Lee-on-so­lent, Hants. Venue TBA. Tel: 02392 333993. Email: [email protected]­hac.co.uk

OVER­SEAS DE­CEM­BER

4 Fun­dación In­fante de Or­leans Fly­ing Day Cu­a­tro Vien­tos, Madrid, Spain. fio.es 6-8 Middle East Busi­ness Avi­a­tion EBAA Show Dubai World Central Air­port, Dubai, UAE. mebaa.aero

JAN­UARY

25-28 US Sport Avi­a­tion Expo Se­bring, Florida, USA. sportavi­a­tion­expo.com

FE­BRU­ARY

28 Feb-5 March Avalon 2017 Aus­tralian In­ter­na­tional Air­show & Aero­space and De­fence Ex­po­si­tion Avalon Air­port, Gee­long, Vic­to­ria, Aus­tralia. air­show.com.au

MARCH

19 Bronco Fan Day Kor­trijk-wevel­gem Air­port, Wevel­gem, Bel­gium bron­code­moteam.com

28 Feb Sabre... ...and RAAF team at Avalon

6 March Air Bri­tain

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