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On Wednesday 14 June there will be the Summer BBQ at 12:30; note the earlier time. Book and pay Ken Batstone, by Saturday 10th June, details. There will NOT be a committee meeting in the morning.

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 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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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

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


On 26th April sadly Bryan Austin passed away after a short illness. The funeral will be at Randalls Park Crematorium, Randalls Road, Leatherhead KT22 0AG at 10am on the 15th May, afterwards, until 2pm, at West End Sports & Social Club, West End Lane, Esher, Surrey KT10 8LF

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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)