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OVERHAUL FOR THE MIGHTY MARKSMAN

Marksman

Marksman Overhaul

Marksman

If there is one vehicle that the public love to see roaring around the DAS running area, it is our mighty Marksman turreted, Chieftain hulled anti-aircraft gun tank. This huge machine weighs in at 55 tons and is powered by a massive six cylinder/12 piston, 750 BHP diesel engine. Marksman is a very special and rare vehicle. Ours is Chieftain-hull-based (can be Leopard,T55 and others) and fitted with a British short-range air defence system developed by Marconi Land...

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FOUR TON FERRET RESCUED FROM CRAB APPLE TREE

Ferret

Ferret restoration

Ferret

The MV crew love a challenge.  So what better than restoration of a 70 year old Mark 1 Daimler Ferret light reconnaissance/liaison car that has been slowly deteriorating in the shrubbery?   Weighing in at four tons, the 4WD Ferret in its prime could power along at 50mph. The type was in production from the late 1950s for about ten years. After parking it, the owner, a former Duxford Aviation Society member, was unable to work on...

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Latest...

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

Saturday

19

2020

CANCELLED the Battle of Britain Air Show Day 1

The 80th Anniversary Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show has reluctantly been cancelled by the IWM. more >

 
September

Sunday

20

2020

CANCELLED the Battle of Britain Air Show Day 2

The 80th Anniversary Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show has reluctantly been cancelled by the IWM.   more >

 

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Vickers Aircraft Since 1908

£25.00

Avro Lancaster B1-PA474

£9.60

Handley Page Halifax B MkIII

£9.60

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We take a lot of time choosing really great items for our selection of exclusive Collection merchandise. So you can be sure of style and fantastic quality. But we also know you want value for money, so we also set our prices to make our items affordable. That means our stuff actually sells, which is great news for our charity.

So take a look round our shop, treat yourself to something you fancy and everybody wins.