Wartime Weekend to celebrate and remember 106 Squadron and RAF Metheringham
RAF Metheringham was the wartime home of 106 Squadron from 1943 to the end of World War Two. Wing Commander Guy Gibson was its Commanding Officer at RAF Syerston before he was requested by Air Marshal Arthur (Bomber) Harris to form 617 Squadron (the Dambusters) flying from Scampton. To celebrate and in memory of 106 Squadron and RAF Metheringham, volunteers from Friends of Metheringham Airfield are holding a Bank Holiday special covering Sunday, 30th April, and Monday, 1st May.
Helicopter Museum to host Aero Jumble and Aviation Collector's event - May 6th.
The Helicopter Museum in Weston-super-Mare will be holding its first aero jumble and aviation collectors' event on Saturday 6th May, raising funds to help preserve its unique collection of aircraft. The museum, which houses the world's largest collection of rotor-craft including the speed record holder G-Lynx and two helicopters of the Queen's Royal Flight, will have surplus aircraft parts from its collection for sale. Items range from smaller cockpit instruments, to engines and rotor heads, to an Agusta 109 fuselage and a Jet Ranger chassis.
Vintage Village returns to RAF Cosford Airshow - Skymaster joins static line-up
This year's 'vintage village' will have a 1960s theme - the static line-up planned now includes an O-2 Skymaster and Jet Provost. New for this year will be a cockpit sections display, with exhibits to include a cockpit from an English Electric Lightning.
Dealing with Disruption
Sainsbury's Bank has released a guide that offers practical advice if a flight is delayed or cancelled. It details a traveller’s legal rights, and the responsibilities of the airline in case of flight disruptions such as delays and cancellations. Download your copy below or from http://www.sainsburysbank.co.uk/library/default/resources/dealing-with-flight-disruption.pdf...
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