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April 2016: Event listing

PUBLISHED: 16:45 12 April 2016 | UPDATED: 16:45 12 April 2016

'Airshow' Claire Lee, Flickr CC 2.0

'Airshow' Claire Lee, Flickr CC 2.0

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What there is to enjoy in the world of aviation in April 2016

2-3: British Aerobatic Association Dan Smith Memorial Trophy Competition Dunstable, Bedfordshire. aerobatics.org.uk

3: Light Aircraft Association Wessex Strut Fly-In Henstridge, Somerset. Free landings. wessexstrut.org.uk

3: Shropshire Scale Model Show RAF Museum Cosford, Shropshire. Tel: 01902 376200. rafmuseum.org.uk

5: GASCo Safety Evening West London Aero Club, White Waltham. Tel: 01628 823272 or 07979 781261. Email: cm_royle@hotmail.com

7: GASCo Safety Evening Biggles Bar, Lydd Airport, Kent. Tel: 01797 320734. Email: lyddaero@btconnect.com

9: Aeronca Club of Great Britain Cotswold Picnic Oaksey Park, Wiltshire. PPR essential. Tels: 01666 577130, 01752 406660 or 07805 805679. Email: pete@aeronca.co.uk

9: Duxford Airfield Safety Day Duxford, Cambridgeshire. Limited places. PPR, briefing and landing slot required. Tel: 01223 833376. Email: AirTraffic@iwm.org.uk

9: Photography Event Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre Cockpit, East Kirkby, Lincolnshire. lincsaviation.co.uk 9 Ladies Fly-In Shobdon, Herefordshire. shobdonairfield.co.uk

10: Jodel Club Fly-In Popham, Hampshire. popham-airfield.co.uk 11 GASCo Safety Evening Popham, Hampshire. Tel: 07831 606075. Email: alan.lovejoy18@gmail.com

13: Military Rotors Cornwall Flying Club talk by Group Captain Simon Coy. Starts 6 p.m. bodminairfield.com

13: Bomber Command War Plans 1964- 1968 London Society of Air-Britain lecture by RAF/RAFVR veteran Roy Brocklebank. Function Room, The Barley Mow, 104 Horseferry Road, Westminster, London. Starts 1930. Email: james.dale@tesco.net

13: Space Traffic Control: Junk in Space — How Can it be Controlled? West London Aero Club talk by Stuart Eves. White Waltham, Berkshire. Starts 7.30 pm. wlac.co.uk

16: Vintage Aircraft Club Daffodil Rally Fenland, Lincolnshire. vintageaircraftclub.org.uk

16-17: British Aerobatic Association John McClean and Icicle Trophies Competition Breighton, Yorkshire. aerobatics.org.uk

17: LGW 2016 27th Gatwick International Aircraft Enthusiasts’ Fair K2 Crawley, Pease Pottage Hill, West Sussex. gatwickaviationsociety.org.uk

17: Wings & Wheels Old Buckenham, Norfolk. oldbuck.com

22-24: British Aerobatic Association Nathaniel Alony, Cavendish and Roy Legg Trophies Competition Elvington, Yorkshire. aerobatics.org.uk

23: Feet Off Ground (FOG) Flying Day for Youngsters from Little Harbour Children’s Hospice Bodmin, Cornwall. Visitors welcome. Tels: 01752 406660 or 07805 805679. Email: pete@aeronca.co.uk bodminairfield.com

23-24: National Eurostar Fly-In Sywell, Northamptonshire. sywellaerodrome.co.uk/events.php 24 Sunday Scramble Bicester, Oxfordshire. bicesterheritage.co.uk/events/

26: GASCo Safety Evening Lincoln Aero Club, Sturgate Airfield. Tel: 07771 646762. Email: info@lincolneroclub.co.uk

27: GASCo Safety Evening The Crewroom, Breighton Aerodrome, North Yorkshire. Tel: 01757 707034/289065. Email: david. sharp19@btopenworld.com

30: Ladies Day Fly-In Bodmin, Cornwall. Tels: 01208 821419, 01752 406660 or 07805 805679. Email: pete@aeronca.co.uk bodminairfield.com

30-1: May Aero Microlight Trade Fair Popham, Hampshire. popham-airfield.co.uk

30-1: May The Atomic Vintage Festival Sywell, Northamptonshire. sywellaerodrome.co.uk/events.php

30-2: May Large Model Aircraft Airshow Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre, East Kirkby, Lincolnshire. lincsaviation.co.uk

Overseas:

2-3: Melbourne Air & Space Show Melbourne International Airport, Florida, USA. airandspaceshow.com

5-10: EAA Sun ‘n Fun 2016 International Fly-In and Expo Lakeland, Florida, USA. sun-n-fun.org

9-10: Royal Aero Club Air Racing Weekend Abbeville, France. RoyalAeroClubRRRA.co.uk

12-14: ABACE 2016 Asian Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition Hawker Pacific Business Aviation Service Centre, Hongqiao Airport, Shanghai, China. abace.aero

20-23: AERO 2016 Messe Friedrichshafen, Germany. aero-friedrichshafen.com 23-24 Red Bull Air Races Spielberg, Germany. redbullairrace.com

28-29: EUROCAE Symposium and 53rd General Assembly NH Danube City Hotel, Vienna, Austria. Email: eurocae@eurocae.net

29-1: May Planes of Fame Airshow Chino Airport, California, USA. planesoffame.org

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