RAF Horsham St.Faith in War and Peace

12th May 2018 10:00am — 2:00pm

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To celebrate the Aviation Heritage of Norwich, Aviation Skills Partnership are holding a special event at the International Aviation Academy Norwich in association with the City of Norwich Aviation Museum (CNAM). The event will include a morning talk on the history of RAF Horsham St. Faith / Norwich Airport, with complimentary morning coffee, followed by a tour of the IAAN facility where you can see the B737 aircraft used for engineering training. In the afternoon there will be visit to CNAM to find out more about the history of aviation in Norwich and Norfolk and have the opportunity to see many of the aircraft types that have flown from the airport over the last 50 years.  

The city of Norwich has a rich aviation heritage dating back over 100 years. Thousands of aircraft were built in the city during World War One, and it had a municipal airport in the 1930’s. RAF aircraft were stationed at Horsham St.Faith from the outbreak of WW2; from USAAF Station 123 P-47 Thunderbolts and B-24 Liberators flew many dangerous missions between 1934 and 1945. Throughout the 1950’s and 60’s RAF jet fighters were on constant alert day and night as the cold war built up. In the 1970’s Air Anglia became Norfolk’s own airline flying all over the UK and Europe from Norwich. Coming up to the present day the International Aviation Academy Norwich (IAAN) is a World first aviation training facility.

 

What's included:

Your ticket covers a tour and talk at the International Aviation Academy Norwich, a morning tea or coffee, entrance to the City of Norwich Aviation Museum and an aircraft tour.

Transport from the Academy to the City of Norwich Aviation Museum is not included, but is only a short drive away.

 

Adults: £15 + booking fee

Under 16s: £12 + booking fee

Buy tickets here: https://horshamstfaithinwarandpeace.eventbrite.co.uk

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