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Airbase - The Home of Classic Flight

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6 Oct 2015
“CLASASIC AIR FORCE, COVENTRY AIRPORT WEST CV8 3AZ”
14 Sep 2015
“Farewell to the Vulcan to the Sky”
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Shackleton House Coventry Road | Coventry Airport West, Coventry CV8 3AZ, England
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Reviewed October 6, 2015

This was a first visit for me in conjunction with another event. I was pleasantly surprised and delighted by the aircraft on display including older jets as the Meteor, Venom, Vampire, Canberra others are the famous Shackleton which I was lucky enough to see taxying...More

Date of experience: September 2015
2  Thank Gerry D
Reviewed September 14, 2015

This was a special occasion to say goodbye to the last and only flying Vulcan for members of the club. There was a display of a Meteor 7 and a Venom. We saw them start up and,not unusual for the Venom, she had a "wet...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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Reviewed September 6, 2015

We arrived late, but were welcomed in to take a look around the aircraft outside. Most places would have said sorry, we're closed, but they let us in which was fantastic.Star attraction in my opinion is the Nimrod, with the Shackleton being a close second....More

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank Badgers110
Reviewed July 5, 2015

I visited for the 4 July Bagington Air Pageant. This was a fantastic tribute to vintage aviation and a very refreshing change from the tone of most current air shows - it was great fun without the hype and the crowds. In addition to the...More

Date of experience: July 2015
2  Thank John E
Reviewed July 3, 2015 via mobile

They have some of the best Aeroplanes in fantastic condition hear. I would love the chance to fly and one or two of them and I would visit again.

Date of experience: June 2015
2  Thank Keiran F
Reviewed May 10, 2015

Airbase has a wide range of aircraft on display. It is good to see so many of these types having been restored to flying condition, or in the process of getting back to the air. We visited on a day when an airshow was being...More

Date of experience: May 2015
2  Thank Fritzx
Reviewed May 2, 2015 via mobile

I'm just back from a very enjoyable time at the airbase - it is great to see the passion people have for these old aircraft ... The planes outside look a bit tired but in side the hanger ... When you see the time &...More

3  Thank sweetytours
Reviewed April 23, 2015

I visited the museum in October 2014 which was during the period of time when Airbase was primarily based in Newquay and this was more of a maintenaince base. But that made the visit all the more worthwhile as seeing real living aircraft under work...More

Date of experience: October 2014
3  Thank PGlover83
Reviewed December 1, 2011

Had a great day out at Airbase well worth the 10 pound entry charge. DC-6 dinner was great and food was lovely lots of stuff open to look round and very friendly staff.

Date of experience: May 2011
3  Thank Dave W
Reviewed August 6, 2011

This is an absolutely amazing "living" aircraft museum. The museum based on the old Coventry airport site is a must for all people with a passion for classic aircraft. The museum staff are friendly and informative and the ticket price includes entry to all the...More

Date of experience: May 2011
3  Thank richcaz1963
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