Thursday, July 30, 2020

The world’s first commercial passenger jet airliner – the de Havilland DH.106 Comet – took off from Hatfield’s aerodrome 71 years ago this month. The Hatfield aircraft company also built a ‘spy plane’ version of the Comet.

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Friday, July 24, 2020

In Alistair Hodgson’s latest column, the de Havilland Aircraft Museum curator tells the story of the BAe146.

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Thursday, July 23, 2020

There’s a road in Salisbury Village, Hatfield, called Chipmunk Chase. Here Alistair Hodgson, curator of the de Havilland Aircraft Museum, explains more about the plane that gave the road its name.

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Thursday, July 23, 2020

Continuing our curator’s look at the de Havilland Aircraft Museum’s special attractions and hidden secrets, Alistair Hodgson tells the story of the aviation museum’s Dragon Rapide.

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Wednesday, July 15, 2020

This week’s Curator’s Corner from the de Havilland Aircraft Museum looks at a replica of a famous racer that won an England to Australia challenge and gave Hatfield’s Comet Hotel its name.

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Monday, July 6, 2020

A London Colney aircraft museum preserving Hatfield’s proud aviation heritage is set to reopen this weekend.

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Sunday, June 14, 2020

We have already heard about two of the de Havilland Aircraft Museum’s three Mosquitos. Now it’s the turn of a Moth.

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Saturday, June 6, 2020

On the 76th anniversary of D-Day, de Havilland Aircraft Museum curator Alistair Hodgson looks at one of the Hertfordshire museum’s special attractions that played its part on June 6, 1944.

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Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Alistair Hodgson, curator of the de Havilland Aircraft Museum, shares some of the Hertfordshire museum’s special attractions and hidden secrets. This week it is the DH.110 Sea Vixen.

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Monday, May 25, 2020

In our latest Curator’s Corner, Alistair Hodgson, curator of the de Havilland Aircraft Museum, takes a look around the Hertfordshire museum’s Trident.

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Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Alistair Hodgson, curator of the de Havilland Aircraft Museum, shares some of the Hertfordshire museum’s special attractions and hidden secrets. This week we feature one of the museum’s one-of-a-kind exhibits.

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Saturday, April 11, 2020

Alistair Hodgson, curator of the de Havilland Aircraft Museum, shares some of the museum’s special attractions and hidden secrets. This week it is one of the Hertfordshire museum’s three Mosquitos.

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Friday, April 3, 2020

Alistair Hodgson, curator of the de Havilland Aircraft Museum, shares some of the Hertfordshire museum’s special attractions and hidden secrets. In week two of his Curator’s Corner, we take a look at the history-making DH.106 Comet.

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Thursday, March 26, 2020

Alistair Hodgson, curator of the de Havilland Aircraft Museum, shares some of the museum’s special attractions and hidden secrets to our readers in the first Curator’s Corner.

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Friday, March 20, 2020

Hertfordshire farm attraction Willows has closed to customers due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Thursday, March 19, 2020

An aircraft museum preserving Hatfield’s aviation heritage will be bringing its exhibits to the public online now that it has closed due to the coronavirus crisis.

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Sunday, February 16, 2020

A museum preserving the heritage of Hatfield aircraft factory de Havilland is about to enter a new era.

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Friday, February 14, 2020

Visitors will get their first look at the large new display hangar and its collection of historic aircraft when the de Havilland Aircraft Museum opens its doors again this weekend.

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Friday, November 29, 2019

The world’s sole surviving de Havilland Comet 1A with its original ‘square’ windows is being moved into its new hangar in Hertfordshire.

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Sunday, November 17, 2019

It’s the most wonderful time of the year at Willows Activity Farm with Santa Spectacular back this Christmas.

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Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Grab your shovel and get digging at Willows Activity Farm this September when this year’s Potato Shindig gets under way.

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