Diss RAFA Day Sunday August 9th 2015

On Sunday the 9th August 2015, Diss RAFA welcomes all RAF veterans to the Flixton museum from 10.00 to 5.00.

There will be WWII Allied re-enactors, military vehicles, veteran motorcycles, stalls, aviation book sale, tombola and a Hurricane flypast.

Admission is free but donations encouraged for both RAFA and the museum.

The Norfolk and Suffolk Aviation Museum, recognised as East Anglia s Aviation Heritage Centre, is run entirely by volunteers, with one paid staff member. It is a Registered Charity (No.

281804), a Limited Company registered in England and Wales (No.

1487622), and an Accredited Museum (No.

1938).

The collection early in 2014 comprised 66 aircraft (including cockpits), and more than 30,000 smaller artefacts.

11 aircraft and 6 cockpits are displayed outdoors but everything else is on view within themed buildings for the Royal Observer Corps No.

6 Group, the 446th (H) Bomb Group USAAF, RAF Bomber Command, RAF Air-Sea Rescue & Coastal Command, and local aviation from the pioneer years to the present day. There are also numerous exhibitions on special subjects including WWII Decoy Crews, Boulton & Paul Norwich, RAF Link Trainers, aerial photography, radio/radar/electronic counter measures, the Home Front, and Luftwaffe wreckology.

Facilities include a Shop, Archive & Library, snack area (NAAFI), picnic tables, and a raised boardwalk to the river through a Willow plantation the Adair Walk.

Museum contact number is 01986 896644 and the website is www.aviationmuseum.net1

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Diss RAFA Day Sunday August 9th 2015
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