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FLYING FORTIES EVENT A SUCCESS IN THE SUMMER SUNSHINE

Wam - 1940s Weekend - AirplaneTo the strains of Glenn Miller and Vera Lynn, a large crowd enjoyed the sunshine at the ‘Flying Forties’ event at Sandown Airport on the weekend. 

The well-received event, presented jointly by Wight Aviation Museum and Vectis 40s Vintage, included vintage and military vehicles, 1940s displays with costumed re-enactors and of course live music with soloists and groups singing the nostalgic tunes of the wartime.

Helen Blake, the chairperson of Wight Aviation Museum, enthuses:

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“It was a great co-operation between WAM and Vectis 40s Vintage. A lot of hard work from the WAM Team and all the forties vintage participants resulted in a fabulous weekend out in the sun for nearly a thousand visitors over the weekend.”

Keep an eye on https://wightaviationmuseum.org.uk/ and http://www.eghn.org.uk/ for information about other events at Sandown Airport throughout the summer.

As usual, the museum is open to all visitors on Saturdays, Sundays, Mondays and Tuesdays from 10:00 to 15:00 each day.

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Tina
Tina
1 month ago

These guys are wonderful. They put so much effort into making things realistic and just totally amazing well done. Shame we couldn’t visit

 

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