A step back into to the recent history of flight from Ancoats through to woodford bases. Highly recommened to book a tour to get the inside knowledge from those directly involved in the making of history.
http://avroheritagemuseum.co.uk/ for latest details& Excelllent documentary/video section
Check out the life of A.V.ROE ‘Heritage’ in the websites menu in preparation for any visit.
The cold war and the hunt for subs by the Nimrod.
TAS member and potential pilot Chris checking out the cramped Vulcan cockpit.
Proud Vulcan bomber awaiting full restoration.
The spirit of adventure demonstrated by Keith Wright
Here is some aerial images which have been taken processed at our prhistory Boar Flat site taken earlier in 2015. Recently the Greater Manchester federation Day had a talk on the scotland coastal heritage at risk project which has been using these technigues.
Composite camera positions and composite plan image using the Autodesk 123Catch software
An oblique view with identifed camera positions and a 3d perspective
3d perspective at ground level
A prehistoric site now starts to move towards Anno Domini.
Marlene’s star find
Keiths solution: a on site wooden stand to support the kit in an upright position between grids.
Sunny day all round
A great turn out for the weekend. The weather was kind.
A summer day in the park!
The children and the adults found the East wall of the house and also correlated the gradiometer findings with the dig!
Training in resistivity for the volunteers
Gradiometer survey 2012 and Festival dig overlay
Zoomed in over festival dig with two high spots of magnetic disturbance
Close up of composite left image vertical bars which gave the strong gradiometer signal
Composite image to right with again vertical metal bars. Possible link to window positions cemtrally.
Excavations have started evaluating a farmers field. Geophysics have been surveying the fields with interesting results for future excavations.
Top soil removed, a stony surface appears!
A geophysical assseessment, a series of test pits and soil sample by coring are underway. Some slipware pottery from C18 has been discovered.