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Tangmere 39

2009 marks the 70th anniversary of the start of World War 2 and we are taking it as the theme of our major event of the year. To be called Tangmere 39 it will take place on Sunday, July 19th and current plans include a flying display starring a Hurricane – Britain’s most numerous fighter plane at the outbreak of the war and the type flown from Tangmere by 43, 145 and 601 squadrons in 1940 – plus other aircraft, static displays, period music provided by a live band, costumed re-enactment personnel and much more. Fuller detail will be provided nearer the time.

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