Cal­en­dar

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There are still plenty of events to at­tend de­spite the au­tumn chill

UK & IRE­LAND Oc­to­ber

1 ShowThe Old Shut­tle­worthWar­den, shut­tle­worth.orgBeds. Col­lec­tionPPR es­sen­tialRace Day on Air 1 tel: Tel: Sun­day 01767 01869 627927. Scram­ble247888. fly­wheelfes­ti­val.comBices­ter, Oxon. 1 old­buck.comThe French Fly-in Old Buck­en­ham, Nor­folk. 3 Glid­ing GASCO Club, Safety Bid­ford Evening Air­field, Bid­ford Bid­ford-on-avon.Fly­ing & Tel: bid­fordg­lidin­gand­fly­ing­[email protected]­mail.co.uk01789 778807. Email: 3-5 Helitech In­ter­na­tional He­li­copter Expo & Con­fer­ence Ex­cel Cen­tre, Lon­don he­litech­in­ter­na­tional.com 5 GASCO Safety Evening Air Traf­fic Con­fer­ence Room, Carlisle Air­port, Carlisle. Tel: 01228 573641. Email: op­er­a­[email protected]­r­port.co.uk or [email protected]­r­port.co.uk 7-8 Wing Walk­ing Dis­plays Breighton, North Yorks. re­alaero.com/events.htm 8 End of Sea­son Fly-in Popham, Hants. popham-air­field.co.uk 11 Into the Jaws of Death West Lon­don Aero Club talk on the St Nazaire raid by Ron Ly­man. Starts 1930. White Waltham. wlac.co.uk 14 Vin­tage Air­craft Club An­nual Gen­eral Meet­ing Welles­bourne Air­field. vin­tageair­craft­club.org.uk 14 In­door Aer­o­boot/aero­jum­ble Avi­a­tion & Avion­ics Sale Ne­wark Air Mu­seum, Ne­wark, Notts. Tel: 01636 707170. Email: en­[email protected] newarkair­mu­seum.org newarkair­mu­seum.org

18 The Story of a Self-im­prover talk by Corn­wall Fly­ing Club in­struc­tor and re­tired air­line pi­lot Kevin Jones. Bod­min, Corn­wall. Starts 1930. Tel: 01208 821419. Email: ad­[email protected]­wallfly­ing­club.co.uk 28 Vin­tage Air­craft Club Visit to Per­ci­val Proc­tor Restora­tion Great Oak­ley Air­field, Es­sex. vin­tageair­craft­club.org.uk 28 GASCO Safety Evening Bices­ter Glid­ing Cen­tre, Oxon. Tels: 07917 623417 or 07801 532776. Emails: tony­cle­[email protected] or [email protected]­hoo.com 28 Fire­works Dis­play & Lan­caster Night En­gine Run Lin­colnshire Avi­a­tion Her­itage Cen­tre, East Kirkby, Lincs. linc­savi­a­tion.co.uk

Novem­ber

2 Dakota Lec­ture Mu­seum of Army Fly­ing

talk by Colonel Paul Ed­wards about the iconic Dakota DC-3 and how it has been op­er­ated across the world. Starts 7 p.m. Mid­dle Wal­lop, Hants. armyfly­ing.com 8 Air­craft Cut­away Draw­ings West Lon­don Aero Club talk by Tim Hall. Starts 1930. White Waltham, Berks. wlac.co.uk

9 Mak­ing CRM Train­ing Ef­fec­tive and Fit For Pur­pose Flight Crew Hu­man Fac­tors

Ad­vi­sory Panel con­fer­ence Avi­a­tion House, Gatwick Air­port South, West Sus­sex. Ad­vance reg­is­tra­tion es­sen­tial. Email: corinne.baron-mor­[email protected] 12 Re­mem­brance Sun­day Old Buck­en­ham, Nor­folk. old­buck.com 15 My Granny Flew Spit­fires – the Air Trans­port Aux­il­iary in WWII talk by John Web­ster. Bod­min, Corn­wall. Starts 1930. Tel: 01208 821419. Email: ad­[email protected]­wallfly­ing­club.co.uk 16 GASCO Safety Evening Black­bushe Air­port, Sur­rey. De­tails to be an­nounced. 16 The Falk­lands Con­flict – an Avi­a­tion Per­spec­tive Mu­seum of Army Fly­ing talk Starts 1900. Mid­dle Wal­lop, Hants. armyfly­ing.com 16 GASCO Safety Evening Dundee. Venue to be an­nounced. 19 Air­craft En­thu­si­asts’ Fair Hay­wards Hall, Mu­seum of Army Fly­ing, Mid­dle Wal­lop, Hants. 10-1500, 19-2100. armyfly­ing.com 22 GASCO Safety Evening Shrop­shire Aero Club, Sleap Aero­drome. Tel: 01939 232882. Email: man­[email protected]­sac.co.uk 26 Heathrow Air­craft En­thu­si­asts’ Fair Kemp­ton Park Race­course, Staines Road East, Sun­bury-on-thames, Middx. air­craften­thu­si­ast­fair.co.uk 29 GASCO Safety Evening Boscombe Down Avi­a­tion Col­lec­tion, Old Sarum, Wilts. Tel: 01722 323636. Email: hugh.sil­[email protected]­in­ter­net.com

De­cem­ber

2 Christ­mas Fly-in Compton Ab­bas, Wilts. Tel: 01747 811767. comp­ton­ab­ba­sair­field.co.uk 6 Train­ers Around the World in 2018 in a Bull­dog and Chip­munk West Lon­don Aero Club talk by Paul Green and Chris Fopp. Starts 1930. White Waltham, Berks. wlac.co.uk 7 Fly­ing the ‘Sports Car’ of the He­li­copter

World Mu­seum of Army Fly­ing talk by Ma­jor Gen (retd) Robin Grist on the Army Air Corps 1966 and op­er­a­tions in Aden and South Ara­bia. Starts 1900. Mid­dle Wal­lop, Hants. armyfly­ing.com

Jan­uary 2018

7 Mil­i­tary, Avi­a­tion & Model Col­lec­tors’ Fair Hall­mark Ho­tel, Pur­ley Way, Croy­don, Sur­rey. Doors open 1030. Tel: 07973 885754. Email: david­sut­[email protected]

10 How As­tron­omy Can Save the World West

Lon­don Aero Club talk by Andy Stu­art Eves. Starts 1930. White Waltham, Berks. wlac.co.uk

18 GASCO Safety Evening The Hol­i­day Inn, Maid­stone Road, Chatham, Kent. Tels: 01634 869968 or 07976 981769. Email: [email protected]­ir­port.co.uk 31 GASCO Safety Evening Lasham Glid­ing So­ci­ety, Lasham Air­feld, Hants. Tels: 01256 384900 or 07971 311441. Email: [email protected] 31 GASCO Safety Evening Light­ning Club, War­ton Aero­drome, War­ton, Lancs. Tel: 07539 278428. Email: trea­[email protected]­fly­ing­club.co.uk Fe­bru­ary

1 GASCO Safety Evening The St Bo­tolph Build­ing, 138 Hounds­ditch, Lon­don EC3. Pre-reg­is­tra­tion es­sen­tial. Tel: 0207 902 7800. Email: [email protected]­wards.net 1 GASCO Safety Evening Cam­brian Fly­ing Club, Swansea Air­port. Tel: 01792 205688. Email: [email protected]­bri­an­fly­ing­club.co.uk 2 GASCO Safety Evening Bris­tol Fly­ing School, Sil­ver Zone, Bris­tol Air­port. Tel: 01275 400126. Email: [email protected]­tolfly­ing.co.uk 3 Royal Aero Club Records, Rac­ing & Rally As­so­ci­a­tion AGM and prize­giv­ing Avi­a­tor Ho­tel, Sy­well roy­alae­ro­clu­br­rra.co.uk 7 28 Not Out! West Lon­don Aero Club talk by Wg Cdr Gary Cole­man. Starts 1930. White Waltham, Berk­shire. wlac.co.uk 19 GASCO Safety Evening Sur­rey & Sus­sex Bal­loon Club, venue TBA.

OVER­SEAS Oc­to­ber

1 Fundación In­fante de Or­leans Fly­ing Day Cu­a­tro Vien­tos, Madrid, Spain. fio.es 7-8 His­tory of Flight and WWI Air Shows Old Rhinebeck, New York, USA. ol­drhinebeck.org 7-8 Bi­planes and Tri­planes World War One Air­show and Ok­to­ber­fest Fam­ily Fair Mil­i­tary Air Mu­seum, Vir­ginia Beach, Vir­ginia, USA. vbair­show.com 10-12 Na­tional Busi­ness Avi­a­tion As­so­ci­a­tion Con­ven­tion & Ex­hi­bi­tion Las Ve­gas, Ne­vada, USA. nbaa.org/events/ 14-15 His­tory of Flight and WWI Air Shows Old Rhinebeck, New York, USA. ol­drhinebeck.org 14-15 Red Bull Air Race In­di­anapo­lis, In­di­ana, USA. red­bul­lair­race.com 21-22 Pump­kin Bomb­ing & Fall Fes­ti­val Fi­nal Air Show of the Sea­son Old Rhinebeck, New York, USA. ol­drhinebeck.org 31 Mu­seum Closes for the Sea­son Old Rhinebeck, New York, USA. ol­drhinebeck.org

Novem­ber

5 Fundación In­fante de Or­leans Fly­ing Day Cu­a­tro Vien­tos, Madrid, Spain. fio.es 12-16 Dubai Air­show Dubai, United Arab Emi­rates. duba­iair­show.aero/ 29-1 De­cem­ber AFBAC 2017 First African Busi­ness Avi­a­tion As­so­ci­a­tion Con­fer­ence, Ex­hi­bi­tion & Dis­play Ex­e­cu­jet FBO, Lanse­ria, South Africa. af­baa.org/expo

De­cem­ber

3 Fundación In­fante de Or­leans Fly­ing Day Cu­a­tro Vien­tos, Madrid, Spain. fio.es

Jan­uary 2018

24-27 US Sport Avi­a­tion Expo Se­bring, Florida, USA. sportavi­a­tion­expo.com

Fe­bru­ary

6-11 Sin­ga­pore Air­show Changi Ex­hi­bi­tion Cen­tre, Sin­ga­pore. sin­ga­pore­air­show.com 17-18 Avi­a­tion Africa Con­fer­ence & Ex­hi­bi­tion He­liopo­lis, Cairo, Egypt. avi­a­tion­africa.aero 26-28 Abu Dhabi Air Expo and Heli Expo Al Ba­teen Ex­ec­u­tive Air­port, Abu Dhabi, UAE. abud­habi­air­expo.com and abud­habi­he­li­expo.com 26-1 March Heli-expo 2018 Las Ve­gas Con­ven­tion Cen­ter, Las Ve­gas, Ne­vada, USA. he­li­expo.ro­tor.org

talk has had to be post­poned Fur­ther down the road: Andy Green’s 11 Oc­to­ber White Waltham Blood­hound SSC

15 Novem­ber talk on fe­male ATA pi­lots at Bod­min

29 Novem­ber African Busi­ness Avi­a­tion As­so­ci­a­tion Con­fer­ence, Lanse­ria SA We aim to make our monthly Cal­en­dar list­ings as com­plete and up-to-date as pos­si­ble, and would wel­come news of your event. If you are or­gan­is­ing an air dis­play, fly-in, one-type...

24 Jan­uary Sport Avi­a­tion Expo, Se­bring, Fl USA

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