Fly in a vintage aeroplane

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On Saturday 14 May (tomorrow) there is a Royal Navy Historic Flight Charity Flying Day down at RNAS Yeovilton. "Flight in Classic aeroplanes for members of the public, plus running lecture programme, static park and air display. Cost £100 per head. 200 places only." I have no idea as to whether there are any places left. Please call 01985 844811 for more details. Here is a list of aircraft giving flights Ø Gypsy Moth Ø Tiger Moths Ø Chipmunks Ø a Pitts special Ø DH Dragon Ø DH Devon Ø Yak 52 Ø Piper Cub Ø Cessna 120 Ø Stampe Amongst other things in the static park will be, Harvard, Swordfish, Seahawk and Sea Fury. Enjoy!
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Reccomended. It's in a good cause. And it's fun (I've been told) :D

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Also in the static are Sea Harrier, Lynx 3/7/8 and Sea King 4, Seahawk, Sea Fury and Skyraider etc are also due to fly in a short display for the anniversary of the RNR Air Branch also being held at VL tomorrow. Anyone wishing to fly in a historic aircraft can turn up on the day at the Fleet Air Arm Museum and ask the ticket office staff to put you in touch with the organisers who will be happy for you to pay on the day. Its all in a good cause to help keep the RNHF in the air.
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Went to this event 8(?) years ago, brilliant day out. Well recommended.

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I hope the wind drops a bit for them. I also hope the Moths can find some grass, otherwise it could get tres sporty!

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I hope the wind drops a bit for them. I also hope the Moths can find some grass, otherwise it could get tres sporty!
The aircraft giving the flights are operating off the grass light aircraft strip which runs alongside 09/27 at the western end of the airfield, the static park is on Y dispersal behind the museum, sadly the forecast does not look good.