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Helicopter Museum to host Aero Jumble and Aviation Collector’s event – May 6th.


The Helicopter Museum in Weston-super-Mare will be holding its first aero jumble and aviation collectors’ event on Saturday 6th May, raising funds to help preserve its unique collection of aircraft. The museum, which houses the world’s largest collection of rotor-craft including the speed record holder G-Lynx and two helicopters of the Queen’s Royal Flight, will have surplus aircraft parts from its collection for sale. Items range from smaller cockpit instruments, to engines and rotor heads, to an Agusta 109 fuselage and a Jet Ranger chassis.

The museum will be joined by a number of private sellers bringing other unusual items such as Gazelle armoured pilot seats and the front canopy of a Folland Gnat. As well as aircraft parts there will be lots of aviation memorabilia for sale including books, magazines, models and prints. The event will take place take place from 10:00 in the museum’s display hangar with a cafe on site open all day. Admission is £7.50 for adults, £6.50 for concessions and £4.50 for children which includes entry to the museum and the new Weston Aviation Exhibition housed in Weston Airfield’s World War Two-era control tower and pilots block.

For more information, or if you would like to book a stall, please contact the museum via or 01934 635227.

Images courtesy The Helicopter Museum

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