9VSPO
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Anyone Off To The Elvington Air Show?

Tue Aug 15, 2006 1:53 am

Is anyone else going? I'm just wondering if it's worth buying a VIP ticket for £50. Includes access to VIP enclosure, preferred parking, cleared access to airfield, lunch, private bar, shelter and seating. The Alphajet sounds good.  Smile

http://www.elvington.org/
 
cosec59
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RE: Anyone Off To The Elvington Air Show?

Tue Aug 15, 2006 2:37 am

Quoting 9VSPO (Thread starter):
I'm just wondering if it's worth buying a VIP ticket for £50.

The day you spend £50 on a day out is the day I become Pope
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RE: Anyone Off To The Elvington Air Show?

Tue Aug 15, 2006 2:40 am

I've never been and it's only about a 40 min drive from home. I was hoping to make it this year, but have to work all weekend  Sad

Everyone who I've spoken to says it's usually an excellent show, but I'm not sure I'd pay £50, even if it does get you a little closer to the action.

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Spruit
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RE: Anyone Off To The Elvington Air Show?

Tue Aug 15, 2006 3:07 am

Quoting Cosec59 (Reply 1):
The day you spend £50 on a day out is the day I become Pope

Hmmmm Pope Cosec............................Does have a certain ring to it!

On another not, unfortunately not as I'm learning how not to die in a small C152 on that particular weekend!

Cheers,

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RE: Anyone Off To The Elvington Air Show?

Tue Aug 15, 2006 8:05 pm

Quoting Spruit (Reply 3):
Does have a certain ring to it!

Yeah, like DOOMMMMMMMM!!!!! Big grin

Sounds a good ay out, but £50? Dunno.

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RE: Anyone Off To The Elvington Air Show?

Wed Aug 16, 2006 8:34 pm

Yup, myself, my 350D and my Bigma shall be there on Saturday. We only have the cheap tickets though!

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RE: Anyone Off To The Elvington Air Show?

Thu Aug 17, 2006 12:04 am

Bah - Yorkshire, won't catch me there  Wink

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RE: Anyone Off To The Elvington Air Show?

Thu Aug 17, 2006 12:59 am

Weather permitting im going to be at the PFA Flying for fun rallye at Kemble.... Always a good day with +1000 aircraft normally due !!!!!  Smile
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RE: Anyone Off To The Elvington Air Show?

Thu Aug 17, 2006 1:09 am

There is the De Havilland Moth Club fly in at Northampton-Sywell on Saturday too.
I can't get on Saturday, but this is followed by a fly-out on Sunday morning to Woburn Abbey in Bedfordhire, surely one of the most picturesque of venues.
Unless the forecast is appalling I will be there.
Pity Kemble is the same weekend as I suspect that both events will suffer a bit.

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RE: Anyone Off To The Elvington Air Show?

Thu Aug 17, 2006 2:09 am

I guess I'll just sit at the flying club over here and dream of going to nice airfields with lots of puddle jumpers  cry 

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