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Malaysian A380 Charters -July

Malaysian Airlines will operate Airbus A380 charter flights into MAN on Saturday 15th July – Arrive 16.55 Depart 12.55 on Sunday 16th. A further flight will operate on Sunday 23rd July Arrive 08.05 Depart 10.45.

Tuesday 20th June

ETA 19.20 Cavok AN74 UR-CKC  ETD 20.20

Next TAS Social Evening – Held at the RVP

20.00 hrs Mon 3rd July – City Airport (Barton) – Past, Present and Future

– Nick Duriez –Airport Director – City Airport

It’s a few years since we last had a presentation about City airport or Barton as it is still known by most enthusiasts. Tonight, Nick Duriez the Airport Director  will be joined by Peter Smith the Chair of the “Friends of Barton Aerodrome” group and Stuart Martindale one of the Airports Duty Managers. Collectively  they will deliver a comprehensive presentation covering the history, current operations  (a day in the life of ) and what’s planned for the future. There’s lots going on at City Airport and it’s getting busier each month – find out all about it tonight!

 American Theme Day – Woodford Sun 18th June

In commemoration of the US Forces personnel based at Woodford during WW11 The Avro Heritage Museum are holding their first major public event at the Museum this coming Sunday from 10-5. A great day out for all the family is promised:- American Cars, Harley Bikes,US Army Jeeps, American Marching Band, Reenactors,1940’s singer (Lancashire Belle), Huey and Hughes choppers, Large Model Aircraft flying displays – inc B17 and Vulcan, Cockpits and Burgers galore! TAS and Avro Heritage are working in partnership throughout the event to raise funds for the museum.  We look forward to seeing you there…

Lufthansa Cargo – New Service

Will commence a new B777F weekly freighter service from Saturday 1st July:- LH8049 will route SEA-LAX-MAN-FRA . Arrives 1600 departs 1845 .

Royal Air Maroc – Aircraft change – 10th June

Will replace their B737 with an EMB E190 on their Scheduled service into Manchester this Saturday – 10th June. Arr 16.00 hrs Dep 17.00 hrs.

 Stockport Air Disaster – Documentary

Over 130 Members and Guests attended the TAS Social evening last night (5th June) commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Stockport Air Disaster. The presentation was “second to none” and delivered by Ian Barrie and Stephen Morrin in a most dignified way. During the evening we were shown exerts from a new documentary about the disaster which will be shown in full at the Stockport Plaza cinema this coming Saturday 10th June at 19.30hrs.Admission is just £5. All welcome.

Stockport Air Disaster Remembered

Sunday 4th June marks the 50th Anniversary of the Stockport Air Disaster. TAS will be commemorating the event with a special “social evening” at 20.00hrs on Monday 5th June at the Concorde Restaurant  – Runway Visitor Park.

The Runway Visitor Park (RVP)

Is open from 08.00hrs to 20.00hrs daily from today (1st June thru to 31st August)

Good news for “Golden hour” photographers! TAS Shop and Concorde Café open til 19.00 hrs daily.

Cathay Pacific Airbus A350 First Visit

B-LRI due MAN 06.50Hrs  Thurs 1st June

Breitling DC-3 HB-IRJ

Will be visiting MAN as part of it’s world tour. Current schedule: Arrive 31st Aug Dep 2nd Sept


In the TAS Shop….

Summer Sale – Boeing T-Shirts

Boeing T-Shirt

RRP £19 all reduced to £13

F15E ,B787 Dreamliner, P-8A

If its Not Boeing I’m not going

Boeing Signature,B17, DC3 Heritage

Long Sleeved Black Boeing Shirt £20.00

(Reduced from £30.00)

Boeing Hat & T-Shirt Set £20.00

(Reduced from £30.00)