Newark Air Museum News 2016

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Revisions have been made to how we will tackle the major repaint of Avro Shackleton WR977 at the museum – updated details in here!

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Fresh mini update re Shackleton repaint – scaffolding order placed & deposit paid; 4 April start date for installing scaffolding!
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We’ve added some fresh Museum Access Alert details to our website; these cover the period Monday 21st to Saturday 26th March inclusive. This includes a couple of days of the Easter Holiday Weekend and more details can be found in here!
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A quick reminder that we’re open as normal this coming Easter Bank Holiday weekend; each day 10am – 5pm; last admission 4pm – full details in here!

Also please remember the Access Alert that is in place until Saturday, more details can be found in here!
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Details of the open cockpits that will be on offer at the museum over the Easter Holiday Weekend can be found in here!
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Had a visit today 25th March in glorious sunshine, with a close friend.
A wonderful experience all round.
Many thanks to the staff for their continued hard work, and today, especially to Nigel for his time and patience in making 2 people extremely happy!
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Thank you for the kind words, which I will ensure are passed on.

Glad that you had a good visit - was the 'Nigel experience' by any chance Draken related? :up:
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Rumbled!!
- A truly VIP Tour of Saabland history, and an (extreme) close up of the Phantom...
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Nigel's particularly proud of the Draken and the Phantom Sim - he was pivotal in getting permission for the museum's Draken to be flown into RAF Scampton and for highlighting the availability of the Phantom Sim at RAF Wattisham. :clap:
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As the start date approaches for the Shackleton Repaint Project approaches we have added fresh details in here!

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A couple of news items have been added to the museum website – one is another access alert for this coming weekend and the second is something that might affect aircraft modellers.
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Very good! :grin:
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Thank you! :surrender:

Normal modelling supplies have been restored and the access alert is still valid!!
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Tomorrow sees the start of the major Shackleton repainting project at the museum and first up is the installation of the scaffolding around the whole aircraft. This will obviously limit the photographic opportunities for this aircraft for the duration of the project; the aircraft will also not have any internal access either.

Progress on the project will be recorded in this gallery on the museum website http://www.newarkairmuseum.org/WR977_Repaint

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After a fairly quiet period, we now have some more positive news on our Project Panini Building scheme – details in here!

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Also we have a visit this Sunday from a VW vehicle group and several open cockpits including the Vulcan & Varsity.
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An excellent work session yesterday by the WR977 Painting Team out on the aircraft with good progress being made photos added in here!

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The museum is participating in the BBC Big Day Out campaign, which provides free admission to a host of tourist attractions in the county. Further information in here N.B. you’ll need the print-out if you want to gain the free admission offer with us.

On Sunday we will have several aircraft / cockpits open – small donation is requested to access each one; all proceeds going towards the new Café & Toilet facility. There is also some traffic advice to be aware of for Sunday – details in here!
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A couple of GoPro images have just been added to Shackleton Repaint Gallery on the NAM website.

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Pleased to be able to report that the first paint has been reapplied to the upper rear fuselage of the Shackleton – photos in here!

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Also tomorrow we’re hosting the Daimler and Lanchester Owners Club visit; some good photo opportunities may be available.
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A quick heads-up for the spotters, in early May the loaned Hunter T7 XL618 will be leaving us for a new home in Germany – a few more details in here.
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Some Vulcans (XM594) seem to get featured in the most unusual places https://www.facebook.com/NorthKesteven1Life/?ref=ts
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My dad's just told me he visited you the other week and enjoyed himself very much. He's extremely picky and difficult to please when it comes to museums so I congratulate you!
With just the slightest bit of finesse, I might have made a little less mess.

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Thank you for sharing those kind words CJS and I'm glad that he enjoyed his visit. :smile:
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Dark grey top coat paint has now been reapplied to the tail surfaces of the Shackleton – photos in here!

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Hunter T7 XL618 departure of delayed until next week, more details in here!
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Wrecks & Relics edition 25 now in stock in the museum shop – a few more details in here.

Hunter T7 now due to depart on 13th May.
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