Each year starting in March/April 2014, subject to funding, the aircraft shown below for 2015 will be flown in UK to tell the story at airshows and commemorative events in the form of air displays, flypasts and static diorama. The aircraft will come from the 14-18 Aviation Heritage Trust in NZ and operated by the The Vintage Aviator Ltd who constructed them in Wellington NZ.
This now the programme as of 1 June 2015. We were not able to attend the Chalke Valley History Festival, Duxford Legends (except as a static) and the Goodwood Revival because of their focus on the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain this year – our turn will come.
|Bicester Drive it Brunch – 26 Apr?||BE2e (A2943)||Flying/Static|
|Stow Maries Fly-In 9/10 May?||BE2e (A2767)||Flying/Static|
|Caravan Club Charlbury – 24 May||BE2e (A2943)||Flypast|
|Duxford VE Day – 23/24 May||BE2e (A2767)||Flying|
|Bicester FLYWHEEL 20/21 Jun||BE2e (A2943)||Flying/Static|
|Stow Maries Armed Forces Day 27 Jun||BE2e (A2767)||Flying/Static|
|Old Warden – 4/5 Jul||Flying/Static|
|Old Warden 2 Aug 15||BE2e (A2943), Albatros, Snipe||Flying/Static|
|WAHT Fly In Stow Maries 15/16 Aug||BE2e (A2767), Albatros, Snipe||Flying/Static|
|Stow Maries Fly-in 5/6 Sep||BE2e, (A2767), Albatros, Snipe?||Flying/Static|
It is intended to seek funding also to acquire through the Trust an aircraft each year to the nation in the same way our forebears did in the Great War. It is planned that ultimately these aircraft will be based at Bicester Heritage in Oxfordshire and the Stow Maries Great War Aerodrome in Essex and supported by an apprenticeship scheme to foster the preservation and restoration of WW1 aircraft.