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Lightning Simulator

August, 2010

The Museum’s new Lightning Simulator was formally opened by Air Chief Marshal Sir William Wratten GBE CB AFC FRAeS CIMgt on the morning of Thursday, 22nd July. After appropriate briefing by the simulator project team, Sir William ‘flew’ a representative sortie and thereafter unveiled a plaque marking the occasion. Clearly impressed by the realism of the facility he returned for a second sortie during the afternoon.

A four-minute item on the simulator broadcast on ITV’s Meridian Tonight on Monday, 26th July can be viewed Here

The terms of reference for simulator use by members of the public are currently under review and the training of instructors is about to commence. Further details will be promulgated as and when they occur, although it is unlikely that we shall be ready for general visitor use before October this year.

Talks by Tangmere

The Museum is able to offer speakers to interested groups or societies on a range of subjects connected with the history of operations at RAF Tangmere and other military aviation subjects.

Further details of the full range of presentations and the availability of speakers can be obtained by calling the museum on 01243 790090, by emailing your interest to director@tangmere-museum.org.uk or by letter marked for the attention of the Director.

Museum Development

The Museum car park has been enlarged and re-laid and audio guides provided with the assistance of LEADER – the European Agricultural Fund for Redevelopment.

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