Entries by Jamie Leeming

A very special VC-10 day. (see more)

On Sunday we had the pleasure and privilege of spending the day with Sqn Ldr Kev Booth and his partner Joanne here at the centre. Kev was part of the crew (flight engineer) that brought ZA148 – our stunning VC10, into Newquay in August 2013. Having kept in touch with Kev, he kindly offered to […]

Where have the last twelve months gone! (see more)

Well it’s just twelve months since we had the idea to start this lovely  facility we have here. We had no idea just how difficult it could be! But thanks to many people we got there – and now six months old, are delighted to see so many very happy visitors – of all ages. […]

Stepping back in time for Squadron Leader Robert Snare

A special day for us at CAHC. The reason was because we had the pleasure and honour of meeting Squadron Leader Robert Snare. Robert used to fly the actual two Hunters we have here. He flew around 3000 sorties patrolling the borders of the old West Germany during the cold war years of the 1950s. […]

What a brilliant Trip advisor review we received…

“Fabulous day out ” Amazingly friendly and helpful staff, especially the young man who showed us around the VC10, who was exceptional in his descriptions and explanations of the aircraft. This is the first aviation museum that we’ve been able to sit in the aircraft and have a hands on experience. I think my husband […]

Our work ..BEFORE and AFTER…

To say we are proud of our work here would be a huge understatement. Here is an example of our Vickers Varsity WJ 945 Our volunteers took delivery of the 1950s Varsity in a rather less than ideal condition and in many pieces! The aircraft has been reassembled, repainted with a very strong paint, the […]