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Heritage Forum Awards 2018

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             Against some stiff competition, Sywell Aviation Museum was successful in winning the ‘’Highly Commended’’ award in the Best Event category of the Northamptonshire Heritage Forum Awards 2018 which took place at Althorp House on 5th July 2018. The award was for the Museum entry ‘’The Night of Infamy – The Centenary Commemoration of […]

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A visit from Bryn Fussell

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A famous or possibly  infamous visitor came to see us on the 10th August 2017… The Museum was delighted to welcome Bryn Fussell to Sywell today….his first visit to the airfield in many years! In 1950, then aged 19, Bryn broke out of Borstal, made his way to Sywell, pushed Auster G-AHHP out of a […]

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July special visitors!

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On the 23rd of July 2017  a young lady and her husband visited the museum. Her  name is Captain Lauren Ott and is based at Mildenhall. Before she married she was Lauren Zuckerman and her  grandfather Martin  Zuckerman was a Radio Operator in 42-31053 Stingy. He flew quite a bit in this aircraft but has […]