News From Newark Air Museum
The long-term in-depth restoration of the North American Harvard II B in Newark Air Museum’s on site workshop continues and recently work has been undertaken on preparing to refit the restored nose cowlings to the fuselage.
On 25th July, 2023 installation work started on a bespoke scaffolding system around the nose and forward fuselage of Avro Shackleton WR977 at Newark Air Museum (NAM). This will allow teams of museum volunteers to work on this significant restoration and repainting project in safe conditions. In 2023 NAM successfully installed jacking pads underneath the […]
Amongst the diverse efforts to prepare for the museum’s 50th Anniversary celebrations, the Restoration Manager at Newark Air Museum has signed off to start on the restoration work on Fairey Gannet XP226. This much need work had been planned for 2022, but it was delayed by the major repaint work required on Vulcan XM594. In […]
For more than twenty years Newark Air Museum (NAM) has hosted an ongoing social history project to record the history of its Avro Vulcan, XM594.
This annual two-day event provides the perfect opportunity for the public to view a diverse range of visiting aircraft cockpits at the air museum, alongside our own diverse aviation displays.
This two-day event is being hosted at the Newark Air Museum, to mark fifty years since the museum was officially opened to the public, on 14th April 1973
On the weekend of 11th/12th February 2023 it will be forty years since Avro Vulcan XM594 landed on the former wartime runway at Winthorpe Showground to go on display at the Newark Air Museum, 2023 it is also the 60th anniversary of its entry into RAF service.
On Friday 19th August, 2022 the Newark Air Museum (NAM) took delivery of the Reid and Sigrist (RS) Desford aircraft onto its site in north eastern Nottinghamshire.
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A bespoke scaffolding system has been installed around Avro Vulcan XM594 so teams of museum volunteers are able to work safely on this huge restoration project.
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