2014 Events Calendar

 3rd August.                  “Thunder Day”. Another of our Live aircraft engine running days. WWI Biplanes; WWII Douglas Dakota transport aircraft; De Havilland Devon twin prop VIP transport plus the Cold War Jets – Blackburn Buccaneer XN974; Nimrod MR2 XV250 and Victor V-bomber “Lusty Lindy” XL231 will all be powered up. (Subject to final serviceability on day.) Admission: £10 Adults; £8 Concession; £5 Child (5-15) and £26 Family.

10th August                   Royal British Legion Women’s Section Re-union, Service and Parade. Dakota / Devon engine starts.

25th August                   “Golden Era” Vintage Motorcycle Run and Rolling Thunder!  Another gathering of pre 1930 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. Possible Dakota taxy.

7th September                     Allied Forces Memorial Day. Annual Commemmoration Service and Parade. Aircraft engine runs.

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.

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