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Classic Air Force - CLOSED

Hangar 404 661 1 Aerohub | Newquay Cornwall Airport, St. Mawgan TR8 4HP, England
+44 1637 860717
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Open and hands on, great

Reopened and refreshed following new ownership via Bruntingthorpe museum. Not a massive museum so... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2016
gwp12c
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Coventry, United Kingdom
Great Air Show

I have visited several air show over the years, this is a great one. Well worth a visit. Plenty for... read more

Reviewed 20 November 2015
Gary K
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Bradford, United Kingdom
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CLASSIC AIR FORCE NEWQUAY HAS NOW SHUT DOWN AND IS NO LONGER IN CORNWALL. Thanks to all the people who visited.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Hangar 404 661 1 Aerohub | Newquay Cornwall Airport, St. Mawgan TR8 4HP, England
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Reviewed 31 July 2016

Reopened and refreshed following new ownership via Bruntingthorpe museum. Not a massive museum so only a couple of hours but a treat for those interested in planes. A proper hands on museum where you can get to sit in and touch many of the exhibits,...More

Thank gwp12c
Reviewed 20 November 2015

I have visited several air show over the years, this is a great one. Well worth a visit. Plenty for the kids as well as adults. Some great air craft to view and the display or both military and civilian air craft was spectacular.

Thank Gary K
Reviewed 2 October 2015

This museum is now closed and moved to Coventry - some of the aircraft have been taken over by the Cornwall Aviation Heritage Centre which is based at HAS 3 Aerohub 2 Newquay Airport and is well worth a visit

Thank sue s
Reviewed 27 July 2015

This does not exist here anymore, even though there is no mention on their website. We eventually found where it was supposed to be, (back end of Newquay airport/RAF St Mawgan) to be met with a sign in the doorway saying it was closed for...More

3  Thank Martin7718
ClassicAirForce, Geoff at Classic Air Force, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2015

Regarding your review... As we will have explained Classic Air Force have finished in 404 - but Cornwall Aviation Heritage Centre are starting just up the runway. Cornwall Aviation Heritage Centre... We can offer A unique location - in the middle of a former RAF...More

Reviewed 17 July 2015

A small but but very interesting collection. Some fantastic British aviation history here cared for by a brilliant team

3  Thank TridentTeam
ClassicAirForce, Geoff at Classic Air Force, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2015

Thanks for your review. As we will have explained we have finished in 404 and starting just up the runway. Cornwall Aviation Heritage Centre... Look forward to seeing you... many of the same aircraft and exhibits. Aircraft tours and flying...

Reviewed 15 July 2015

Unfortunately this attraction has closed down and is no longer open. Staff at the airport advised it was no longer operating. A pity after travelling 40 minutes to get thereMore

2  Thank Viper747
ClassicAirForce, Geoff at Classic Air Force, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2015

Sorry we missed you. Had you came over to the museum I would have explained about our move - and show you the collection.. We will be moving our location slightly this summer here in Newquay. We will be moving from Hangar 404 just up...More

Reviewed 16 May 2015

Just loved the aviation atmosphere, a must visit for ALL the family. If you can try a flight in one of the classic aircraft, keep the dream alive.More

1  Thank Pnd241258
ClassicAirForce, Geoff at Classic Air Force, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2015

Thanks for your five start review... We will be moving our location slightly this summer here in Newquay. We will be moving from Hangar 404 just up the runway to the former RAF St Mawgan site that has various HAS (Hardened Aircraft Shelters) situated. We...More

Reviewed 6 February 2015

I visited with my grandson who was over from the USA. He loved looking around and bought quite a number of keepsakes from the museum. He also had a flight in a very old plane for his birthday.More

Thank Sylvia G
ClassicAirForce, Geoff at Classic Air Force, responded to this reviewResponded 9 February 2015

Great to hear your family enjoyed the visit here. We have tried to make our facility interesting to all ages - and with different levels of aviation interests. In 2015 we will be making our new facility even more family friendly, with lots to see...More

Reviewed 17 January 2015

If you want to visit an aviation museum where the aircraft are not just displays containing aircraft which have had their day - this is one not to be missed. It is worth making a detour when it is open again in the spring (check...More

1  Thank CHARLIE4841
ClassicAirForce, Geoff at Classic Air Force, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2015

Thanks for your excellent five start review. We are pleased you enjoyed your visit to the Classic Air Force. Things will be slightly different in 2015. We are moving - 100 metres away out of Hangar 404 - and into 661. We will have lots...More

Reviewed 19 November 2014

Enjoyed the day at Coventry Airport, spent time looking round the Classic Air Force hangars. Very informative guide showed us around the restoration work currently going on. Seeing the Canberra up close was a personal favourite! Also having the Shackleton and Nimrod, although not part...More

Thank peetbee_12
ClassicAirForce, Geoff at Classic Air Force, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2014

Thanks for your review of our Coventry base. Really pleased you enjoyed the day, and exhibits. We also look forward to seeing you here in Newquay in 2015

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