A coach takes visitors over the airfield in comfort, and keeping them dry!
A Piper has just landed, whilst the pilot (and son) of a vintage
Auster makes his way to the main ground.
The Lancaster was a welcome replacement for the Dakota, both from the
Battle of Britain Historic Flight, here flying over the 'Shepherd and
Dog'. The weather was being especially grim at this time, so the sight was
better appreciated by the naked eye!
A fine collection of military vehicles, and veteran civilian ones, as in
this case, drew their usual admirers.
Mr A Gilray of ACG Special Models was
showing a fine glass case of made-to-order precision scale models.
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Some of the flying was very local indeed,
courtesy of Colchester Model Aircraft Club, who put out this impressive
line-up on the grass.
Their details, for those who might think of
taking up the finest of all hobbies, are above.
A line-up of the Boxted aces, which made the 56 Fighter Group the
top-scoring outfit in the war, on the Allied side.
The Boxted Airfield Historic Group now have this splendid model of the
airfield to show the wartime layout of Langham.
Beyond is the table of St
Edmundsbury Scale Modellers, where you could see not only fine models on
show, but also being built. they meet at Horringer Community Centre the
2nd Wednesday of the month-
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A superb model of a P-47 Thunderbolt, wearing the distinctive scarlet cowl
of the 56th Group.