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French RAF Battle of Britain Pilots Honoured in Paris

by Ian Richardson September 17, 2014

Monday 15th September – Paris.   The British Ambassador to France, Sir Peter Ricketts, welcomed the families of 11 French Air Force pilots who escaped France to fight with the RAF during the Battle of Britain in 1940, at a ceremony to present British wartime medals including the coveted Battle of Britain clasp. The ceremony was organised [...]

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Medals of French Battle of Britain Pilots Presented to their Families

by Ian Richardson September 15, 2014

On 15th September a very special ceremony will take place in Paris to mark the contribution made by 13 French fighter pilots during the dark days of the Battle of Britain in the summer of 1940, 9 of which were killed in action. The families of 9 French pilots will receive the British wartime medals, including [...]

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Order Of Service – Allied Air Forces Memorial Day

by Ian Richardson September 5, 2014

 ORDER OF EVENTS – Sunday 7th September 11:15               SE5a / Eastchurch Kitten WWl Fighter run  11:30               Nimrod  Engine start.  11:50               ATC VIP Guard of Honour to form. Incidental music – Cadets / Marching Band.  Lord Lieutenant, CAS Representative, Civic Party, Defence Attaché’s etc, to be met and brought through.  12 noon            VIP Reception [...]

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Allied Air Forces Memorial Day – Sunday 7th September

by Ian Richardson September 3, 2014

The Yorkshire Air Museum will be alive with activity, colour and spectacle as we host our annual Allied Air Forces Memorial Day this Sunday, 7th September. Some 100 members of Service Associations from across the region will be Parading, with some 23 Standards being presented. These include the National Standards of the Royal Air Force [...]

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SCAM ALERT!!

by Ian Richardson September 2, 2014

We are just becoming aware of a scam e-mail being sent purporting to be from an e-mail address: sale@yorkshireairmuseum.org. The e-mails relate to supposed purchases made from the Museum. The e-mail Subject is along the lines of: Ref: Your Order with a following series of numerics. Please be aware that this address is nothing to [...]

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Golden Era Run – Entry List

by Ian Richardson August 21, 2014

               Golden Era Vintage Motorcycle Run – About the Event Welcome to the sixth Golden Era Run for early motorcycles, all manufactured before 1931. The Run gives owners of these fascinating machines the opportunity to ride them before the public in the company of fellow enthusiasts. And this is how they need to be seen [...]

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Golden Era Vintage Motorcycle Run and Rolling Thunder!

by Ian Richardson August 20, 2014

This coming Bank Holiday Monday will provide a real spectacle of sight and sound for visitors to the Yorkshire Air Museum as we stage two events rolled into one! The event is focused around the now well-established and popular  “Golden Era Run”, a gathering of some 60 – 70 pre 1931 Vintage motorcycles, organised by [...]

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YAM to Host Wreath of Respect

by Ian Richardson August 14, 2014

A special forged metal wreath, named the Wreath of Respect, has been commissioned by the Riders Branch of the Royal British Legion and is being taken on a seven day tour of England, Wales, Scotland and the Isle of Man by motorcycle. It will depart at 11am from the National Arboretum, Staffordshire on Saturday 16th August [...]

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Royal British Legion Women’s Section Memorial Day

by Ian Richardson August 8, 2014

The Museum will be delighted to welcome members of the Women’s Section of the Royal British Legion from Branches across the region, who will be gathered for the Memorial Day taking place on Sunday 10th August. The principal guest will be Mrs. Pat Chrimes, National Vice Chairman of the Royal British Legion Women’s Section.The Service [...]

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Thunder Day – Sunday 3rd August!

by Ian Richardson July 28, 2014

The next of our regular Thunder Day events takes place on Sunday 3rd August, the eve of the 100th Anniversary of the outbreak of the Great War, so it is appropriate that our two live replica’s of WWI fighters will be amongst those being fired up on the day. These are the unique Eastchurch Kitten [...]

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