News updated 16Dec2017
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.
There is a very interesting set of PDF files giving a short history of the Ham factory; best to return to the Menu, from a pdf file display, using the back arrow or backspace key.
The museum needs volunteers; could you spend a few hours a week helping out. More
16 December The funeral details published on 14th have changed. Sadly Duncan Simpson has died after suffering for some time the after-
A PRIVATE funeral will be on Friday January 5th.
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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 -
Are you a Member ? If you have worked for Hawkers or a successor company you are eligible to join. In addition membership may, at the discretion of the Committee, also be granted to those people who share the interests and aims of the Association. Check the list of qualifying companies. The subscription is only £5. Membership Application form; PDF Document (3kb).
On Wednesday 14 February Chris Roberts will talk on "Airline Flight Safety". There is a committee meeting in the morning.
15 January When Google changed from Picasa Web Albums to Google Photos they removed the option to give public access to albums and the Photo link in the Menu stopped working; I couldn’t find a fix until now. Links to all 19 albums can be seen on one page again. It needed all the photos to be uploaded which meant all the links to albums have had to be updated; if there are any problems please let me know using this Contact me link.
On Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 September the Richmond Road Factory Heritage Open Days centenary exhibition at the Hawker Centre was extremely successful with more than 871 visitors including 125 children. That was more than the total of all the other 17 Heritage Open Days events in Kingston. Story and photos.
Association Ties are available at a cost of £7.50. Details
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