July 2009

Woodvale Rally

Posted by Robert Hampton on 26th July 2009 at 3:59 pm

The Friends of the 502 Group will be at the annual Woodvale Rally next weekend.

This is your chance to meet members of the Friends, learn more about the 502 and join the group if you haven’t done so already.

The Rally takes place at RAF Woodvale, near Southport, on the weekend of 1-2 August and is open from 9am to 6pm on both days. More information is available at the Woodvale Rally web site.

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First Member’s Day: Report

Posted by Robert Hampton on 8th July 2009 at 8:02 pm

Saturday 4th July was the first opportunity for most of the group’s members to see the 502 in the flesh. Indeed, this was the first time in many years that the unit would be seen by anyone but a few select MoD Kineton employees. Read on for pictures from the day and reports on the first tentative steps towards the long-term restoration of the unit.


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502 pictures

Posted by Robert Hampton on 4th July 2009 at 9:20 pm

These dramatic pictures of the 502 were taken by Tebay resident and amateur artist/photographer, Anthony English. He has kindly agreed to let us feature his work on the site, and some of his pictures are reproduced below.