Amy Johnson Memorial Air Show - on the ground

The Amy Johnson Memorial Air Show – on the ground

The airshow is fast approaching and we are delighted to announce the list of exhibitors who will be with us on our special day.

CTC Aviation, a global airline pilot training and resourcing company – attending in partnership with British Airways, Virgin Atlantic and Easyjet. The Royal Aeronautical Society Careers and Education Team along with their Schools-Build-a-Plane Team will be joining us as well as retired Vulcan pilot, Paddy Langdown. The Women’s Engineering Society – Amy Johnson was president of WES between 1935-1937 and Croydon Airport Society – Amy Johnson took off from Croydon Airport on her epic flight to Australia in May 1930.  We are delighted to have Aerobility – a registered charity founded in 1993 offering disabled people, without exception, the opportunity to fly an aeroplane join us.  Please visit TG Arrows Scholarship, an inspirational local flying scholarship who are supporting young people who wish to learn to fly.  They will be selling raffle tickets for a flight in their Boeing Stearman, the same type of plane Tracey Curtis-Taylor will fly to Australia this year.  A highlight will be the chance to talk to the Red Arrows ground support team known as The Blues and buy a memento of the day from an Official Red Arrows merchandise outlet.

Project Manager, Jane Priston will be on site with Rick Welton from the Amy Johnson Festival and other team members.  Please come along to talk to us about the project and see Amy’s 1933 Standard Avon car, meet the Canterbury Divers and talk to them about the search for the wreckage of the plane and see the portfolio of drawings produced by Meltdowns, the fine art studio and foundry who are creating a full size bronze statue of Amy to mark the 75th anniversary of her death next year. Read more

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