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Phil Cooke17/01/2017 19:18:58
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PSSA group visit to RAF COSFORD - Saturday 18th February - 10am


Conscious it's tough for us PSSA modellers this time of year, it seems ages since our last formal meet in October and there's still months of short days and winter weather to bridge before our first planned event of 2017...

I was thinking a group day out might be in order, a non-flying event but one with a strong aviation theme. Who's up for a group visit to the museum at RAF Cosford? It's a fairly central location (Shropshire) and offers a huge collection of aircraft to view up close, both indoors and out.

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A full list of aircraft on site can be seen here - **LINK**

Entrance is FREE, you just pay £4 for a days parking and on the proposed date the museum is open between 10am and 4pm.

Could I suggest a 10am meet in the car park so we can all start to explore together... there's a place to eat and a great aviation shop on site so plenty to occupy us throughout the day...

**LINK** Link to official museum website

Do please register here if you are interested, would be nice to know who's planning to attend. See you there!


Andy Meade17/01/2017 19:21:37
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Yup I'm in
Matt Jones17/01/2017 20:25:20
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It's a long way but if it means I can abuse that Mr Meade I'm in.
Chris Barlow17/01/2017 20:29:01
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I'm not going if Andy's going! cheeky

Seriously though it's very close to when I'm going away so I'm a maybe. laugh

Harry Twist17/01/2017 22:04:31
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Hi All, Yep - count me in... barring any snowdrifts etc!smiley

Paul Marsh17/01/2017 22:47:45
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I've been loads of times, but still good to go again. Like Chris, we are only about an hour or so away. 

Edited By Paul Marsh on 17/01/2017 22:48:09

Chris Barlow18/01/2017 00:24:55
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You need a JP Paul. Build one, as light as possible. You won't regret it! Flies like a jet and very aerobatic, yet can land on a small tuft of grass on the slope. Perfect for flying up the Cloud when the NW wind (and the flying field) blows!

David Gilder18/01/2017 19:51:56
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Arghhhhh!!!! Only just cancelled the leave I had booked for that weekend as original plans moved!!!

Doubt I can get it back now! Bugger!!!!


Geoff Sleath18/01/2017 20:52:54
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You guys do know Cosford is flat don't you? Though perhaps they MAY let you soar on the lift from the hangars


Chris Barlow19/01/2017 02:16:35
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We're going to chuck Andy's Hog off hanger 1's roof! laugh

Matt Jones19/01/2017 06:22:31
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Why's that Chris, are the skips outside hangar 1?
Andy Meade19/01/2017 06:27:13
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Yes, in the spot labelled "5 door Audi parking"
Martian19/01/2017 08:25:52
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I'm not a PSSA flyer but only live 20 mins away it would be great to say hello would that be ok

Flyer19/01/2017 08:58:16
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I should be able to make it, and I need to visit to get some details for my latest build.



Phil Cooke19/01/2017 23:01:47
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Hi Martian,

Yes of course - the more the merrier!! Look forward to meeting you there!

Tom Sharp 219/01/2017 23:25:43
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someone will need to have a flag on his car

Andy Meade20/01/2017 10:15:57
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We can all wear pink carnations.

Mark Kettle 120/01/2017 13:27:40
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I'll be in the carpark area. laugh

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not for long mind might be carted off be security.

Martian20/01/2017 18:38:53
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I shall be flying the union Jack

Chris Barlow20/01/2017 20:47:38
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Looks like some good news! Broached the subject with the wife this evening and she's promised all the clothes shopping will be done the weekend before and any last minute shopping can be done on the Friday so it looks like it's on for me!


and my apologies,

she might want to come with me.......

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