Newark Air Museum have announced the following up date on Cockpit-Fest, the premier event of it’s kind in Europe.
We now have more than 30 cockpits / rigs / interiors confirmed as participating including an international participant from the Netherlands [the first for this year]. As you will see it is building up into an excellent assortment of visiting cockpits.Items marked ** are totally new to the event.
Cockpits confirmed are: Beagle Pup; Lightning F.6; Swift F.7**; F.27**; Anson; Jet Provost T.4**; Tornado F.2; Meteor F.8; Harrier GR.3; DB 8A-3N [Nomad] (from the Netherlands) **
Hunter F.1; Hunter F.1**; Hunter F.2; Hunter F.4**; Hunter F.5**; Hunter T.7; Hunter FGA.9; Hunter FGA.9; Hunter FGA.9; Hunter GA.11; Hunter GA.11**; Hunter FGA.78;
Instrument Panels & Aircraft Interiors confirmed:
Stirling FN5 Gun Turret and Cockpit Layout
Boeing 737 Main Panel, with glass cockpit and associated panels
The Canberra PR.9 panel collection
Phantom instrument panel with ejection seat and Meteor ejection seat
Jet Provost instrument panel and ejection seat
Harrier, Gnat and Phantom instrument panels
A display of V-Force items, and assorted control columns
Mannequins and memorabilia
Cockpits Rigs confirmed: Vampire FB.5**
Special Visiting Displays
The Ex-Military Land Rover Association
Book Signing – One of the Few by John Shipman new from Pen-and-Sword (Sat/Sun 10-4)
Book Signing – A Passion for Flying by Gp Cpt Tom Eeles, new from Pen-and-Sword (Sat 10-4 Sun 2-4)
Book Signing – RAF Harrier-Ground Attack Falklands by Sqd Ldr Jerry Pook, from Pen-and-Sword (Sat/Sun 10-4)
A display by the Thorpe Camp Radio Museum
Crusader 80 – British Army of the Rhine living history display
Owls from the Raptor Foundation
A display from the Newark Millgate Museum
Flying displays of jet powered scale aircraft
Display by the Lincolnshire Integrated Aviation Heritage Partnership [LIAHP]
Book signing – Wrecks and Relics (21st Edition) by Ken Ellis, times TBA [bring your own copy, or buy from NAM on the day].
A steady stream of advanced bookings is now coming in for the AEROBOOT aviation and avionics sale that runs alongside this event, don’t miss out on the advanced booking discount that can be secured if you book by June 1st.
Regular updates relating to confirmed participants will continue to appear over the coming weeks at www.newarkairmuseum.org