Norfolk and Suffolk Aviation Museum

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Key Facts

Location:
Flixton, Suffolk
SatNav: Region:
NR35 1NZ East Anglia
Country:
United Kingdom
Admission:
Public
Category: Only Aviation:
General Yes
Aircraft Exhibits: Status:
circa. 59 Open

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What’s Here

The museum reflects the development of aviation in general and in particular in East Anglia during World War Two. Within the museum are displays dedicated to the history of the Royal Observer Corps, Bomber Command and the 446th Bomb Group. There are further exhibits in a new display hall dedicated to Air-Sea Rescue and Coastal Command.

Directions

At Flixton, on the B1062 south west of Bungay. Signposted from the A143.

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Visiting

Opening Hours:

Open Sunday to Thursday 10.00 am to 5.00 pm (last admission 4.00 pm), April to October; Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Sundays 10.00 am to 4.00 pm (last admission 3.00 pm), November to March. Closed December 15 to January 15.

Admission:

Free, but donations welcomed.

Amenities:

Toilets, Parking, Souvenir shop, Access for the disabled.

Lightning F.1 XG329 (photo, Dan Lord) T-28C Trojan 146289 (photo, Dan Lord)
Provost T.1 WV605 (photo, Dan Lord) Sea Vixen FAW.1 XJ482 (photo, Dan Lord)
T-33A 54433 (photo, Dan Lord) Whirlwind HAR.10 XR485 (photo, Dan Lord)

List of Aircraft Exhibits

Displayed I.D. Aircraft Type Real Identity Condition Status
Antonov C.14 hang glider Complete Displayed
VL349 Avro Anson C.19 VL349 Complete Displayed
XL445 Avro Vulcan K.2 XL445 Cockpit Displayed
WG789 BAC Canberra B.2 WG789 Nose Displayed
XM279 BAC Canberra B(I).8 XM279 Nose Displayed
WH840 BAC Canberra T.4 WH840 Complete Displayed
XN500 BAC Jet Provost T.3A XN500 Complete Displayed
XG329 BAC Lightning F.1 XG329 Complete Displayed
‘LHS-1’ Bensen B.7 Gyroglider BAPC.147 Complete Displayed
XG518 Bristol Sycamore HR.14 XG518 Complete Displayed
XG523 Bristol Sycamore HR.14 XG523 Cockpit Displayed
ZA175 British Aerospace Sea Harrier FA.2 ZA175 Complete Displayed
G-AZLM Cessna F.172L G-AZLM Fuselage Displayed
Colditz Cock glider BGA.4757 Reproduction Displayed
79 Dassault Mystere IVA 79 Complete Displayed
XJ482 de Havilland Sea Vixen FAW.1 XJ482 Complete Displayed
XN696 de Havilland Sea Vixen FAW.2 XN696 Cockpit Displayed
XK624 de Havilland Vampire T.11 XK624 Complete Displayed
CDN EoN Primary glider BGA.1461 Complete Displayed
N16676 Fairchild F.24 C8F N16676 Complete Displayed
Felixstowe F.5 Nose Displayed
G-MTFK Flexiform Striker microlight G-MTFK Complete Displayed
A-528 FMA IA-58 Pucara A-528 Complete Displayed
‘694’ Fokker D.VIII BAPC.239 Scale Reproduction Displayed
G-BDVS Fokker F.27-200 Friendship G-BDVS Cockpit Displayed
XH892 Gloster Javelin FAW.9R XH892 Complete Displayed
WF643 Gloster Meteor F(TT).8 WF643 Complete Displayed
Goldfinch Amphibian 161 Complete Displayed
G-ASRF Gowland Jenny Wren G-ASRF Complete Displayed
BGA.2384 Grunau Baby IIIb BGA.2384 Complete Displayed
XL160 Handley Page Victor K.2 XL160 Cockpit Displayed
IF-68 Hawker Hunter F.6 IF-68 Nose Displayed
XG254 Hawker Hunter FGA.9 XG254 Complete Displayed
Kiceniuk Icarus II (hang glider) Complete Displayed
G-MJVI Lightwing Rooster 1 (microlight) G-MJVI Complete Displayed
54433 Lockheed T-33A 54433 Complete Displayed
G-APUG Luton L.A.5 Major G-APUG Complete Displayed
G-MJSU MBA Tiger Cub 440 G-MJSU Complete Displayed
Mignet HM.14 Flying Flea BAPC.115 Complete Displayed
3794 Mikoyan-Gurevitch MiG-15 (S-102) 3794 Complete Displayed
42196 NA F-100D Super Sabre 42196 Complete Displayed
146289 NA T-28C Trojan N99153 Complete Displayed
HKJ Penrose Pegasus 2 BGA.4002 Complete Displayed
WV605 Percival Provost T.1 WV605 Complete Displayed
WF128 Percival Sea Prince T.1 WF128 Complete Displayed
G-36-1 Short SB.4 Sherpa G-36-1 Fuselage Displayed
G-MBUD Skycraft/Flylite Super Scout 250 G-MBUD Complete Displayed
XA226 Slingsby T.38 Grasshopper TX.1 XA226 Complete Displayed
‘P8140’ Supermarine Spitfire II BAPC.71 FSM Displayed
‘TD248’ Supermarine Spitfire XVI Reproduction Displayed
G-BABY Taylor JT.2 Titch G-BABY Complete Displayed
G-BJZC Thunder AX.7 balloon G-BJZC Complete Displayed
VX580 Vickers Valetta C.2 VX580 Complete Displayed
XD857 Vickers Valiant BK.1 XD857 Cockpit Displayed
G-BFIP Wallbro Monoplane G-BFIP Reproduction Displayed
Wasp Falcon 5 hang glider Complete Displayed
XN304 Westland Whirlwind HAS.7 XN304 Complete Displayed
XR485 Westland Whirlwind HAR.10 XR485 Complete Displayed
G-ANLW Westland Widgeon 2* G-ANLW Complete Displayed

* On loan from Sloane Helicopters.

More Information

N&SAM, The Street, Flixton, near Bungay, Suffolk, NR35 1NZ.
Keeper: Huby Fairhead, 48 Monks Cottages, Langley, Norwich, Norfolk, NR14 8DG. Tel: 01986 896644. e-mail: nsam.flixton@virgin.net, website: Norfolk and Suffolk Aviation Museum.

Javelin FAW.9 XH892 (photo, Dan Lord) Valetta C.2 VX580 (photo, Dan Lord)
Mystere IVA 79 (photo, Dan Lord) Meteor F.8 WF643 (photo, Dan Lord)
F-100D 42196 (photo, Dan Lord) Whirlwind HAS.7 XN304 (photo, N&SAM)
IA-58 Pucara A-528 (photo, Dan Lord) Sea Prince T.1 WF128 (photo, Dan Lord)
Sycamore HR.14 XG518 (photo, Dan Lord) Hunter FGA.9 XG254 (photo, Dan Lord)

More photographs on the next page.

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