2014 Events Calendar
25th August “Golden Era” Vintage Motorcycle Run and Rolling Thunder! Another gathering of pre 1931 Vintage motorcycles which depart for a morning run, returning for public display. An added attraction will be the fast taxy runs of the Nimrod XV250 and Victor V-bomber XL231. An airfield viewing pass will be available to purchase for those wishing to get a closer view of these impressive and eagerly awaited aircraft in action. There is also a Spitfire flypast allocated to the event from the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight.
Admission: £8 Adults; £6 Concessions; £4 Child and £22 Family. Airfield Viewing Pass £10 per adult (over 16). Under 16′s no airfield charge but must accompany a fee paying adult. Funds raised for fuel to keep these historic aircraft running.
7th September Allied Forces Memorial Day. Annual Commemmoration Service (Drumhead) and Parade to be led by the Yorkshire Band of the Royal British Legion & Corps of Drums. Aircraft engine runs. Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Hurricane and Spitfire flypast.
5th October “Anti-det” Running Day.
9th November Remembrance Sunday. Services at the French Memorial, Elvington Village and at the YAM Station Chapel. 11am and 13:30pm respectively. Wreath Laying Ceremony in Memorial Garden.
Note: Wherever possible, Main events will feature historic aircraft flypasts from the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight and / or private operators. These events may be charged at additional rates – (“Thunder Days” & Battlegroup North.)
The first Sunday of each month, dependent on operational conditions, are set as “anti-deterioration” aircraft engine maintenance run days. Some, but not all, live aircraft will be powered up for testing.
For information see: www.yorkshireairmuseum.org or ring 01904 608595 or follow us on Twitter: @air_museum