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Public meeting in the Marshall Auditorium, IWM Duxford

On 10 March we held a public meeting to introduce Historic Duxford to local communities. The Interpretation team were out in force to chat to people about the project, share our enthusiasm and, most importantly, get some ideas!

We had a good turn out, including some ex-Duxford personnel, who had some exciting tales to tell! It was great to hear people, other than ourselves, getting behind the idea of the exhibition and excited about the potential it holds.

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Gordon Sinclair's crashed Spitfire. By permission of the Imperial War Museum, IWM HU 58240

Hi, I’m Sarah and I am the Exhibitions Officer here at Duxford. Unlike Carl, I am new to the place so a lot of the things you will be learning about Historic Duxford, here on the blog, I am learning too!

This photograph amazed me when I saw it! It is such a still and quiet image yet to get a Spitfire turned over like that must have involved serious drama. I have since found out that this is quite a well-known photo at Duxford and that the pilot Gordon Sinclair was actually recorded talking about the event that led to his aircraft ending up upside-down on the airfield.

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