2017-2018 CIAS Programme
The restoration to flight status' of the De Havilland 88 Comet Racer of 1934
Monday 9 October 2017, 7.45pm
Friends' Meeting House, Jesus Lane, Cambridge, CB5 8BA
Presenter: Dodge Bailey
Dodge Bailey, Chief Pilot at the Shuttleworth Collection of vintage (land and air) vehicles, will explain what it takes to restore a (wooden) DH88 COMET jet back to flying, following major modifications to its undercarriage.
For October 2016 - September 2017: £15
Visitors: £3 each meeting (members of Cambridge Museum of Technology: £2).
Events usually start at 7.45pm on the second Monday of the month from October to April at the Friends' Meeting House, Jesus Lane, Cambridge, CB5 8BA.
To join the Society or to renew membership, please contact:
Stephen Hipkin, 82, Frog End, Shepreth, Royston, Herts, SG8 9RF, telephone: 01763 261 915
For programme and EERIAC event information, please contact:
Robin Chandler, 12 Church Street, Hemingford Grey, PE28 9DF, telephone: 01480 465571
About Cambridge Industrial Archaeology Society
The Society's aim is to study and record the industrial history and artefacts of Cambridgeshire. It has links with the Association of Industrial Archaeology (AIA) and is one of the founder members of the East of England Industrial Archaeology Conference (EERIAC). The Society's meetings, visits and conferences are open to everyone with an interest in industrial history. Registered charity number: 265592
East of England Industrial Archaeology Conference (EERIAC) is normally held on the second Saturday in June in each. The usual format is for talks in the morning, followed by a tour around local sites of interest. EERIAC 2017 is due to be held in Suffolk.