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IMAGINEERING Weekend Huge Success
Thousands of visitors came to IMAGINEERING at AIRBASE over the August bank Holiday weekend. Over 2000 visitors were enlightened and entertained by engineering based exhibits from a huge range of engineering based operations. Children got to ride on the Land Rover Experience, take a flight simulator ride, race model cars and see all sorts of exciting exhibits.
AIRBASE Director Clive Dickin commented:
“AIRBASE is proud to host the Imagineering Fair, engineering and technology is the life blood of manufacturing and the UK needs enthusiastic young people to get a real buzz from seeing, playing and getting enthused with engineering and technologic projects. What better way to do this than come to the fair and mix with over 30 iconic classic aircraft, including the Gloster Meteor T7, the world’s oldest twin engine operational jet aircraft”.
Mercia Radio Breakfast Show
On Friday the 29th July AIRBASE played host to the Mercia Radio, JD Breakfast Show. JD the shows presenter, aided by Roisin and Producer Tom took to the skies for a ride with a twist or two. JD who had a birthday from hell, was treated by Roisin and Tom to a aerobatics flight in AIRBASE’s Chipmunk, with loop the loops and barrel rolls. Watch JD’s video by clicking the link in the video links.
New Conference Suite Opens in Coventry
AIRBASE, the only live air museum in Europe based at Coventry Airport was pleased to welcome AOPA as the first organisation to hire their newly launched conference suite.
AIRBASE, conference facilities offers a truly unique venue hire for any event. Offering a unique location which is surrounded by iconic aircraft provides an extra attraction for your conference, seminar, banqueting, training seminars or meeting room hire. Easily accessible from the main motorway connections and Coventry station makes this venue the perfect place for meeting clients. We can cater for meetings from 2 – 40 delegates and we have the added advantage of hosting up to 1,000 guests in our aircraft hangar.
Chris Royle explains:
“This was the perfect venue for our monthly meetings, nothing was too much trouble and the service was excellent. The menu choices consisted of a good variety too. Aside from the conference suite AIRBASE offered a very unique location – being able to walk around the museum afterwards was a good talking point and helped build relationships. Had we more time we’d have booked a pleasure flight too, but perhaps we’ll save that for next time. We’ve already booked again for next month”.
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