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Vintage Props Day

July 23


Joint us for a celebration of Vintage propellor driven aircraft. Our collection of live piston engined aircraft will all be running live throughout the day, plus we will all enjoy flypasts by the Royal Air Force Battle of Britain Flight’s Lancaster, Hurricane and Spitfire.

We will update the full timetable closer to the day, but our volunteer engineers are hard at work preparing or aircraft including:

Eastchurch Kitten – The unique recreation of a World War One aircraft originally designed to intercept Zeppelin airships.

Royal Aircraft Factory SE5a – Our live SE5a will be running alongside the Kitten to provide a duel of vintage biplanes running together

C47 Dakota – the original and historic Dakota will be coming to life, watch for our firefighting team lening a hand to pull through the propellors before starting, then the flames from the exhaust stacks as she shuts down her Wasp radial engines

De Havilland Devon – The straight six engines of our sometimes temperamental Devon always come to life with a large cloud of smoke. There’s no mistaking when she’s coming to life.

Battle of Britain Flight flypast – Enjoy the Lancaster, Spitfire and Hurricane from the Royal Air Force overhead at some point during the day, making this day out a great celebration of propellor driven flight.

Our Vintage Props Day will be a great family day out and a chance to see our propellor driven aircraft at close quarters.



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The Yorkshire Air Museum
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The Yorkshire Air Museum
Yorkshire Air Museum, Halifax Way
Elvington, North Yorkshire YO41 4AU United Kingdom
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