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Propeller recovered from Watergate Beach after 75 years.

We are most proud and delighted to have been donated this propeller. It is a propeller from Watergate Beach (the beach just at the bottom of the runway used by Newquay Airport and RAF St Mawgan.) The propeller had been washed out onto the sand in storms over the winter. It has been reported and […]

A Tornado ZH553

Two RAF JARTS Tornados coming to Cornwall Aviation Heritage Centre – click here

Cornwall Aviation Heritage Centre are delighted to announce another exciting development for 2018. Two additional aircraft will be joining us by early summer, as we have a wonderful joint arrangement with the RAF JARTS Squadron (Joint Aircraft Recovery and Transport Squadron) The two aircraft in question are: Panavia Tornado F3 ADV serial ZH553 Panavia Tornado GR4 […]

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Our English Electric Lightning restoration update. Click here

Update on the restoration of our English Electric Lightning ZF580.   On Monday 5th Feb 2018 our EE Lightning left us. Not for long though. The aircraft was about to undergo a professional restoration to a museum quality static exhibit. The reason being that the aircraft is going to be on display at the prestigious […]

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Our EE Lightning sets off for restoration (click here)

Monday 5th Feb 2018 was the day we saw our EE Lightning leave us. Not for long though. The aircraft is about to undergo a professional restoration to a museum quality static exhibit. The reason? the aircraft is going to be at the prestigious RAF Cosford Air Show 2018 and join a list of iconic […]

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CAHC and RAF Cosford Air Show 2018

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for CAHC which we have grasped with both hands! The RAF Cosford Air Show 2018 will be very special with celebrations of the centenary of the RAF, a part of which will be a unique display line-up of 100 aircraft from throughout the Royal Air Force’s history. To assist with […]

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Four Rolls Royce engines fitted into the VC10

We were delighted to be able to get the four Rolls Royce Conway engines fitted in the iconic VC10 ZA148. Our fantastic team of volunteers spent a dry week in November fitting the engines, and once again making the aircraft look complete. The engines were removed back in 2013 after the aircraft came to Newquay […]

Very detailed Trip Advisor review. Click here to read

Another hidden gem in Cornwall My wife and I were caught on another rainy Cornwall summer day, and needed something to do that wouldn’t involve us getting soaked. A quick search on the internet suggested the Cornwall Aviation Heritage Centre. It’s not particularly well signposted, but if you’re around the Newquay area, just follow the […]

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Brook Green STEM day at CAHC – click here

STEM day visit to Cornwall Aviation Heritage Centre Tue 03, 2017 STEM day visit to Cornwall Aviation Heritage Centre Wow! What an amazing day at the Cornwall Aviation Heritage Centre with Year 11 & 12 students; the fun packed, informative and ‘awesome’ activity was a special visit arranged by our wonderful Mrs Eglinton for the […]

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“The best”