Where is the airfield in Duxford, Cambridgeshire?

Where is the airfield in Duxford, Cambridgeshire?

Duxford Aerodrome ( ICAO: EGSU) is located 8 nautical miles (15 km; 9.2 mi) south of Cambridge, within the Parish of Duxford, Cambridgeshire, England and nearly 1-mile (1.6 km) west of the village. The airfield is owned by the Imperial War Museum (IWM) and is the site of the Imperial War Museum Duxford and…

Where is the Concorde G-AXDN on display?

Our work on this aircraft has also seen the flight deck instrument lights and captions restored aswell. Concorde G-AXDN forms part of the Duxford Aviation Society British Airliner Collection and is proudly on display in the Airspace hangar at IWM Duxford. Museum entry tickets include access to Concorde.

Is the Duxford Aerodrome licensed for night use?

Duxford Aerodrome has a Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) Ordinary Licence (Number P678) that allows flights for the public transport of passengers or for flying instruction as authorised by the licensee (Cambridgeshire County Council). The aerodrome is not licensed for night use.

Who are the Friends of Duxford military vehicle wing?

The Military Vehicle Wing regularly presents demonstrations of tanks and other vehicles based at Duxford. In association with the IWM the Society launched The Friends of Duxford (FOD) in January 1999. Membership is open to everyone wishing to support the work of the IWM and the Society.

Where is the Boeing P-26 Peashooter on display?

A P-26A reproduction is on display at the National Museum of the United States Air Force at Wright-Patterson AFB in Dayton, Ohio. It is painted as the commander’s aircraft of the 19th PS / 18th PG, stationed at Wheeler Field, Oahu, Territory of Hawaii, in 1938.

When was No 2 Flying Training School at Duxford?

The airfield housed 8 Squadron in 1919–1920 which was equipped with Bristol Fighters. The airfield was then used by No. 2 Flying Training School RAF until April 1923, when 19 Squadron was formed at Duxford with Sopwith Snipes.