Air Museums

Aviation Museum – Museo Nacional Aeronautico y Espacio, Chile

The Aviation Museum, now the National Aeronautic and Space Museum was created on 13 July 1944 by Supreme Decree No. 486, under the government of President Juan Antonio Ríos Morales, the Minister of Defence Major General Don Oscar Escudero Otárola and Commander in Chief of the Chilean Air Force General Air Tovarías Don Manuel Arroyo. Raul Pereira reports from Santiago, Chile, for GAR.

Aviation Feature – Avro Lancaster ‘Just Jane’ Open Cockpit Event, East Kirkby

Easter Bank Holiday weekend saw the first major event held by the Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre at East Kirkby, home of Avro Lancaster NX611 ‘Just Jane’. This was the inaugural Cockpit Day which the museum had organised, and, along with a number of taxy runs from ‘Jane’ and a Spitfire flying display, this was a fine way to round out the tail end of the ‘off season.’ Greg Marsh reports for GAR.

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