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Military Vehicle Update March 23

Military Vehicle Update March 23

Whats happening at MVW

A full crew were in a Sunday mid-month when we assessed how winter projects were developing. The Bedford MJ lorry was in for some TLC. This truck sits outside  and it’s a battle to keep corrosion at bay. The giant Viper mine-clearance trailer is now back on its rubber wheels and track   A Russian D30 artillery piece has been moved from the front of the Land Warfare Hall for renovation. The T34 has  been stripped down and is now being reassemb;ed...

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Queen Elizabeth II 1926-2022

Queen Elizabeth II 1926-2022

Queen Elizabeth II 1926-2022 Duxford Aviation Society is deeply saddened to hear of the death of Her Majesty The Queen and would like to express condolences to all her family.  As a mark of respect, it has been decided by the Trustees and Executive Board of IWM to close IWM Duxford on the day of HM The Queen's state funeral, which will be announced by the Royal Family in due course. This decision was taken in consultation with the Department for Digital, Culture, Media...

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T34 Progress
Russian mainstay maintained

Nothing stays still for long in the MV Workshop and progress on the Russian T-34 has gathered speed. Since...

The piece from the East

A Russian D30 artillery piece has been moved from the front of the Land Warfare Hall for renovation. An ingenious...

Viper update

The giant Viper mine-clearance trailer is now back on its rubber wheels and track – an impressive combination...

Bedford MJ update

The Bedford MJ lorry was in for some TLC. It is kept in good running order but the bodywork needs some attention....

Marksman – Back on Track video

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FIRST RUNNING OF 2021

Today saw the first IWM Duxford flying day of 2021, which gave us the perfect opportunity to put on our own...

FERRET PROGRESS REPORT

FERRET STRIPPED AND PRIMED Work continues apace. Most of the hull has been stripped of its old paint and...

Taking aim for the Paras
Rheinmetall gun

Two 20mm anti aircraft guns have arrived in the yard for refurbishment on behalf of the Parachute regiment,...

Searchlight restoration
Searchlights

Three impressively big lights arrived in the MV Wing workshop for restoration on behalf of IWM Duxford Measuring...

Nellie steps up
AEC Militant

A wet Sunday saw the dedicated DAS crew shifting the Trident into the Conservation Hall for repainting. On...

Changing Track
Changing a track on a 432 APC

Losing a track on the battlefield is rarely good news. The hard shoulder on the M25 might be a dodgy place...

 

Dates for your diary

September

Sunday

24

2023

Concorde Nose Lowering Demonstration

One of the unique features that made the Concorde able to cruise at twice the speed of sound was its ability to change the shape of its forward fuselage. For ground handling, take-off and... more >

 
October

Sunday

8

2023

Concorde Nose Lowering Demonstration

One of the unique features that made the Concorde able to cruise at twice the speed of sound was its ability to change the shape of its forward fuselage. For ground handling, take-off and... more >

 
October

Saturday

14

2023

Flying Day: Flying Finale

Duxford Flying Finale will celebrate the highs of all our flying events since the very first Duxford Air Show in October 1973. more >

 

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Bristol Beaufighter MkVI

£9.60

Breguet

£10.00

Mikoyan MiG-29 Fulcrum Owners Workshop Manual

£18.00

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