Had a great family afternoon out at the Cornwall Aviation Heritage centre. Rather than the exhibits being behind barriers with signs to read, you are guided by knowledgeable enthusiasts who help you in and out of the pilot, navigator and engineer’s seats to let you get a real feel for what it might have been like to fly in some classic aircraft. The emphasis here is on quality rather than quantity, but our children ended up sitting at the controls of at least 9 different aircraft, including a Harrier and Canberra. There was even a chance to sit in some of the volunteers’ own machines and talk with them about what it’s like to own, restore and fly some unique craft. With a great retro design cafe on site you can easily spend a good few hours here, and we will be back in the summer to see what else has been added to the collection.
We are now closed for Winter maintenance. CAHC will open again on Sunday 16th February.