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George Errington

Wednesday, March 1st, 2017
Speaker: Mike Phipp
Mike talks about the life of George Errington who joined Airspeed in 1934 as an inspector at Heston. Later became a test pilot and then chief test pilot from 1935 till the company was absorbed into de Havillands. Commencing at 20.00 hours (8pm) in the Druitt hall, off the high street, Christchurch.

AGM plus talk

Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017
Speaker: Steve Robson
Brief AGM followed by a talk on Charles Rolls. Commencing at 20.00 hours (8pm) in the Druitt hall, off the high street, Christchurch.

Air New Zealand DC-10 crash in Antarctica. TBC

Wednesday, September 6th, 2017
Speaker: Dr James Mason
On 28th November 1979, Air New Zealand DC-10 crashed into Mount Erebus in Antarctica on a sightseeing over flight of the Ross Island area of Antarctica. This incident was a significant shock to New Zealand society which still has repercussions to this day. Commencing at 20.00 hours (8pm) in the Druitt hall, off the high street, Christchurch.

November Meeting

Wednesday, November 1st, 2017
Speaker: TBC
Commencing at 20.00 hours (8pm) in the Druitt hall, off the high street, Christchurch.

 

 

Aviation Related Talks

Meetings are held in the newly refurbished Druitt Hall, adjacent to the library, off the High Street, Christchurch Dorset at 20:00 hours (8pm). Charges: £10 Annual Subscription (May to May), or £3 visitors at the door. Facilities: Toilets and Disabled Access. Refreshments of coffee, tea and biscuits are served during the evening for 50p. We would be delighted to welcome you, your family and friends.

 

 

Society

The Society was formed as the Sea Vixen Society in 1983 to commemorate and celebrate the aviation history of Christchurch and to enable like-minded Aviation enthusiasts to meet, be entertained and have a chat on a regular basis - a format which is very much the heart of the Society today.

 

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