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News updated 18Jul2017

Harriers over Dunsfold

Dunsfold

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On Wednesday 9 August there is a social meeting with a video. There will be a committee meeting in the morning.

On 14 June there was super weather for the excellent Summer BBQ. Story, photos


At the AGM held on April 12th a new Chairman was elected following the retirement of Ambrose Barber who held that position since the founding of the Association. Our Chairman is now Chris Roberts, well known to many members as Chief Test Pilot at Dunsfold and for the talks he has given to the Association.

The Committee thanks Ambrose for his long and excellent leadership and welcomes Chris with best wishes for an enjoyable and successful tenure as Chairman.


09 Mar Newsletter 47 (Spring) PDF is available online.

18 February Sorry the web site has not been up to date due to illness and problems with the web server. Richard Cannon Webmaster.

On Wednesday 21st September there was an extremely interesting visit to North Weald Heritage Aviation  https://www.facebook.com/NorthWealdHeritageAviation/. Even a P51 Mustang and a Hawker Fury were flown for us; photos.


On 13 July Gr Capt Cab Townsend gave a very interesting talk on the UK F35B Lightning; Photos.


Association Ties are available at a cost of £7.50. Details

 

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If you are having problems printing pages or getting the latest version to display try looking at Tips

Canbury Park Road Factory


Kingston Aviation Centenary Project (KACP)

The website continues to be updated with very interesting weekly stories of Sopwith 100 years ago, Hawker People stories and photos added to the gallery.

Brooklands Museum

On Friday June 16 the Brooklands Museum invites supporters to a Gala Fundraising Evening with a Champagne Reception on the restored Finishing Straight, Three-Course Dinner, Auction and Raffle in the 1907 Clubhouse; details. All proceeds go to the Brooklands Museum Trust to complete the Re-Engineering Brooklands project.

The museum needs volunteers; could you spend a few hours a week helping out… More

    

18 July Unfortunately Dick Duffell passed away this week from a very short cancer illness, and Nick Moorland passed away last week.


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Most of the talks given to the Association are videoed by Richard Cannon. If you missed a talk many are available as a video DVD; the List also gives links to the newsletter stories of talks.


For Hawk enthusiasts - The Aviation Historian issue 11, published on April 15th, contains a 14 page feature on the Air Force of Zimbabwe's use of the Hawk in the Second Congo War during 1998–99. Details of what was called "the Hawk's finest hour" have only slowly emerged over the last 15 years.

Are you a Member ? If you have worked for Hawkers or a successor company, or have an interest in Hawkers, you are probably eligible to join. Check the list of qualifying companies. The subscription for 2013 is only £5. Membership Application form; PDF Document (3kb)