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Martlesham Heath Aviation Society

MHAS aims to keep alive the history and stories of this once famous and secret airfield, RAF Martlesham Heath (MH).

Between WW1 and WW2 RAF MH tested all new aeroplanes including civilian types under the title of the "Aeroplane & Armaments Experimental Establishment".

Immediatly after the conclusion of WW2 RAF Martlesham Heath carried on, but now as a research station. "Blind Landing Unit" and "Bomb Ballistic Unit" were two important units stationed at RAF MH, remember this was now the age of the Jet engine and Atomic Bomb.

Who to contact

Name
Martyn Cook
Position
Chairman
Telephone
01473 614442
Email
martyn.mhas@talktalk.net
Website
http://www.mhas.org.uk
Address
4 Peel Yard
Martlesham Heath
IPSWICH
Suffolk
Postcode
IP5 3UL

Additional contact

Name
Howard King
Position
Publicity Secretary
Telephone
01473274300
Email
howardking1548@hotmail.co.uk

Where to go

Name
Martlesham Heath Aviation Society
Address
The Old Control Tower
Deben Avenue
Martlesham
IPSWICH
Suffolk
Postcode
IP5 3QR
Area served
Woodbridge, Felixstowe, Kesgrave
Venue Email
control.tower@mhas.org.uk
Venue Website
http://mhas.org.uk
Parking details
There is a car park which is suitable for coaches by prior arrangement.
Transport
Bus Route 66 - 3 minutes walk from the bus stop on Eagle Way - ask the driver.
Restrictions to access
The main part of the museum is on the 1st floor of the Control Tower. Whilst every effort will be made to get anyone in, people confined to a wheelchair could find it rather difficult depending on their degree of disability.
Notes

The above is our postal address and the home of the society Museum.

However, if you are visiting then please use the following address...

The Old Control Tower, Parkers Place, Martlesham Heath, Ipswich. IP5 3ZU

 

Days & Times

Every Sunday afternoon from the first Sunday in April until the last Sunday in October.
Time of day
Afternoon
Session Information
We can however arrange group visits at any time of the day or evening.

Other details

Cost Details
Entry is free but, donations are most gratefully received.
Referral required?
Yes
Referral and availability notes

For group visits please email Robert Dunnett... robert4.mhas@btinternet.com

Age Groups
Pre-school, Children (5-11), Adults, Young people


Notes

Monthly meetings take place on the 1st Friday of each month with the exception of August (mhas.org.uk for details).

These are held in the Community Hall, Old Felixstowe Road, Martlesham Heath (behind Tesco) stating at 7.30pm.

Members £2 non-members £3

Last Updated
05/03/2015

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