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Newest MAF charity floatplane visiting UK

 
An Amphibious Cessna 208 - the international aviation charity MAF's newest floatplane – is visiting three venues in the UK - including the historic Seaplane site in Calshot.Amphibious Cessna 208

For two weeks only, this beautiful aircraft will be in the UK – and we would love you to come and see it before it begins its service in Bangladesh – one of the poorest and most vulnerable countries in the world.

You can see the plane at three different venues - weather permitting:

1. Date: 17 March - Lodge on Loch Lomond, Luss, G83 8PA - Time: 11am - 3pm.

Please check this website, or call the Scottish Office on 0141 332 5222 prior to the event and to register your attendance.

The team and seaplane pilot Chad Tilley will be ready to welcome you in the Glenn Luss Suite, where you can find out more about the aircraft and it’s service in Bangladesh.

The aircraft will arrive around 11am, and leave by 3pm – subject to weather conditions.


Calshot Activities Centre

2. Date: 20 March - Calshot Activities Centre, Southampton SO45 1BR - Time: 11am – 3pm (visitor car park open 8:30am - 10pm)

This event is subject to weather conditions. Please check this website, or call Supporter Relations on 01303 852819 prior the event and to register your attendance.

Come and see our brand-new floatplane land on water at this historic seaplane landing site.

Our team will be ready to welcome you in Kinkead Room (adjacent to the café) to talk about the new aircraft and its service in Bangladesh.

The aircraft will touch down in Stanswood Bay – visible from the beach at the Activity Centre – at approximately 12 noon.

It will tie down on dry land close to Calshot Castle so you can take a closer look at this special plane.

Visit the Calshot Activities Centre for more details about the venue.

3. Date: 24 March - IWM Duxford, Cambridgeshire, England, CB22 4QR - Time: 10am – 4pm (visitor car park open 10am - 6pm).

Come and see our brand-new floatplane at this iconic aviation hotspot.

Our team will be ready to welcome you in the impressive IWM Conservation Hall and talk about the new aircraft and its service in Bangladesh.

MAF guests must register for a ticket for this event here as places are limited.

Complete the form for this event here for your FREE ticket or contact us on 01303 852819 for more information.

MAF, the world’s largest humanitarian airline, was established by a handful of RAF personnel in the aftermath of WWII.

Born from a desire to use aircraft for the good of those in great need, today MAF flies to over 1,500 remote locations across 26 developing countries, delivering vital aid to locations only accessible by air.

For more information about the Amphibious Cessna Caravan’s ‘flying visit’ this Spring, visit www.maf-uk.org

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