ULSTER AVIATION SOCIETY

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Welcome to the Ulster Aviation Society

MONTHLY MEMBERS' MEETING

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Drone Video & Photo

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A charitable society that is a diverse group of enthusiasts, working on a voluntary basis to further public education in the history of aviation.

 

We are also winners of the Queen's Award for Voluntary Service.

What aircraft do we have?

Our heritage collection currently includes 35+ aircraft, ranging from vintage WWII fighters through Cold War-era fast jets, Shorts-designed & built aircraft, civilian aircraft, plus military helicopters, engines, artefacts and rare aviation reference materials, all with strong links to aviation within the island of Ireland.

Where are we located?

Our aircraft are housed within two ex-WWII hangars at Maze Long Kesh, outside Lisburn (on the site of the old prison) in N. Ireland.

Can you join the Aviation Society?

Yes. Enjoy exclusive Membership Benefits when you join the Ulster Aviation Society. Download our Membership Form here, or if you visit our hangar, one of our Hangar Volunteers can help you join as well.

Can you visit the Hangar to see our Aircraft?

Yes. All public visits are organised by prior arrangement.  We cater for group visits, school trips (children’s groups should be around 30 max.) and tour groups.

We are only open from March ~ October. It's too cold in the hangar during the Northern Ireland Winter for visitors, so it's hangar volunteers only during this "Baltic" period of the year. Layers, hats, scarves and gloves required!

We're now No.1 for 'Things To Do In Lisburn'

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SITE LAST UPDATED:

12th FEBRUARY, 2019

Members' Monthly Meetings usually take place on 4th WEDNESDAY of the Month, at the CIYMS Sports and Social Club in Belfast at 8pm (except AUGUST/SEPT which are in the Hangar!). Come along + join us!

UAS on Great British Railway Journeys

Make sure to watch Michael Portillo on Season 10 Ep.6 (Newry to Portadown) of "GREAT BRITISH RAILWAY JOURNEYS" at the Ulster Aviation Society. Our episode (6) aired Monday 11th Feb 2019, BBC2, 6.30pm, and is available on BBC iPlayer.

TRIPS

Baldonnel Visit — 1st MAY 2019

Limited to 20 places. See future magazine for details

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Wed 27th FEBRUARY, 2019

"The Tucano" — JOHN MILLER

CIYMS, 8pm

Wed 27th MARCH, 2019

Annual General Meeting

CIYMS, 8pm

Wed 24th APRIL, 2019

"Concorde" — CAPT JOHN HUTCHINSON

CIYMS, 8pm

15th - 18th  MAY, 2019

BALMORAL SHOW, Maze Long Kesh

UPCOMING EVENTS for UAS

22nd JUNE, 2019

ARMED FORCES DAY, Lisburn

22nd JUNE, 2019

FESTIVAL OF FLIGHT AIR SHOW, Newcastle

31st AUGUST ~ 1st SEPTEMBER, 2019

AIR WAVES AIR SHOW, Portrush

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