Cornish Aviation Society

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Flag Formed in 1977, the Cornish Aviation Society aimed to promote and encourage interest in all aspects of aviation, and to further the cause of aviation in Cornwall.

Until its closure in 2023 it provided an organization for people with an interest in aviation to attend regular meetings, with a range of activities/speakers, and to have the opportunity to visit aviation establishments both military and civil.

Cornwall Meetings were normally held monthly in the St Mawgan Station Theatre at Newquay Airport. Regular visits included RNAS Culdrose, and there was a monthly newsletter.

Members came from all walks of life, and interests covered just about every aspect of aviation. There were aircrew, ex-aircrew, aircraft recognition experts, historians and writers, aircraft modellers, photographers, and aviation archaeologists.

A small group of dedicated members was privileged to work on the restoration of Avro Shackleton WL795, which had been converted from AEW2 variant back to the MR2 version and was RAF St Mawgan's "gate guard".

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page last updated 27 October 2023