Having languished in storage for nearly forty years, the near-mythical Reid and Sigrist R.S.4 Bobsleigh has returned to airworthy condition. More commonly known as the “Desford Trainer”, we are pleased to announce that it will be making its first post-restoration public appearance at Spanhoe Airfield on 10 February.
Working alongside Windmill Aviation, we will be throwing open the doors to Spanhoe for a day/night photocall, allowing unprecedented access to the airfield’s resident aircraft. We’re also expecting a number of visiting aircraft, subject to weather, of course.
The aircraft will be positioned with photography in mind for a four-hour photocall, before the sun sinks below the horizon and we bring out the floodlights for a night photography session.
Aircraft listed will be available during the day photoshoot and a list for the evening event will be provided in due course. Additional aircraft are still to be announced, all participation is subject to weather and serviceability.
Money raised from this event will be donated to The Air Ambulance Service, who cover the counties of Warwickshire, Northamptonshire, Derbyshire, Leicestershire, and Rutland.
A list of aircraft currently confirmed to be outside on the day is on our website.
Tickets are priced at £20* for the day event, and £30* for access to both the day and night photoshoots.
*Not including booking fee