A visit to Avro Heritage Museum, Woodford Aerodrome

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.

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The cold war and the hunt for subs by the Nimrod.

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TAS member and potential pilot Chris checking out the cramped Vulcan cockpit.

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Proud Vulcan bomber awaiting full restoration.

The spirit of adventure demonstrated by Keith Wright

The spirit of adventure demonstrated by Keith Wright

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Latest Autodesk 123catch software used to analyse excavation

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.

Compsite camera positions and composite 3d image

Composite camera positions and composite plan  image using the Autodesk 123Catch software

An oblique view with identifed camera positions and a 3d perspective

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3d perspective at ground level

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A TAS winters tale in search of prehistory

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A winters view over the Pennines and Mottram

Aerial recording of cleaning prehistory site

Aerial recording of cleaning prehistory site

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TAS member discovers early glass bead at Tameside site

A prehistoric site now starts to move towards Anno Domini.

Marlenes star find

Marlene’s star find

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New stand created by Keith for Geoscan gradiometer

Keiths solution: a on site wooden stand to support the kit in an upright position between grids.TAS geoscan gradiometer

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Day of Archaeology website – worth a visit

http://www.dayofarchaeology.com/

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Festival of Archaeology Eastwood house 2015

Sunny day all round

Sunny day all round

A great turn out for the weekend. The weather was kind.

A summer day in the park!

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

Training in resistivity for the volunteers

Talented starters

Talented starters

Gradiometer survey 2012 and Festival dig overlay

Gradiometer survey 2012 and Festival dig overlay

Zoomed in over festival dig

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

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.

Composite image to right with again vertical metal bars. Possible link to window positions cemtrally.

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New site starts to shape up

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 and ditch appear!

Top soil removed, a stony surface appears!

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A geophysical assseessment, a series of test pits and soil sample by coring are underway. Some slipware pottery from C18 has been discovered.

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