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The aim of the Burtonwood Association is to uphold the memory of the men, women and activities that occurred at RAF Burtonwood, Warrington, England since 1939 to the present day and to record all those achievements and preserve them for further generations.


February Update

2019 US Reunion

The 2019 US reunion will be held at The Ramada Plaza by Wyndham, Albuquerque Midtown, 2020 Menaul NE, Albuquerque, NM 87107 from TUESDAY October 15, 2019 to SATURDAY October 19, 2019, departing on Sunday 29th.  All members are welcome together with guests.  Host is Ray Gonzales at rdgonzales36@comcast.net

Rooms are reserved for us at the rate of $89.00 for single or double occupancy plus tax.

Reaservation forms are available under Reunions and are in the Burtonwood Times . See more information under Reunions

Virginia Beach Reunion

The US reunion ran from Tuesday October 2 to Saturday 6th, 2018.  The Spring Hill Suites Hotel was our base.  We had a great time, excellent trips and beautiful weather.  Photos are available on the gallery page.

Burtonwood Times

Vol 33 No 1 is under preparation and will be available by the beginning of March.  Anyone wishing to contribute or who has a notice to post are invited to contact Aldon Ferguson (Editor) as soon as possible. It is now printed in colour in both the USA and UK and priority is given to members who take it in electronic form which keeps the high costs of printing and mailing down.  Subjects will include the Norden Bomb Sight; The California Brunch Group; details of USAF transatlantic flights to and from Burtonwood in the 1950’s and the forced landing of a US Army U-1 Otter en route to Burtonwood in 1969.  Plus full details of tghe Albuquerque reunion and much more.

Series of Lectures of the Story of RAF Burtonwood

Due to the popularity of this series we will hold another in 2019 so watch this space.  In the meantime we are also planning a one-off lecture on Burtonwood’s Contribution to the Berlin Airlift 1948-49.  Full details of both will be posted as soon as the dates are fixed.  All are free to members but an entrance fee will be payable by non-members.

Heritage Centre

Please note that the Heritage Centre is open on Wednesday to Friday inclusive between 2.30pm and 5.00pm.  Entry is FREE.

For access at other times please contact the Centre Manager, John Cotterill, on 0789 013 5461

An Alternative Way of Becoming a UK Member

By joining the 200 Club you arrange a Standing Order with your bank for £5 per month which covers your annual membership PLUS your name is entered into a monthly draw for a £50 cash prize.  This way you can forget about your annual renewal, be exempt from increased costs and win the ocassional £50!  So easy – please click 200 Club mandate for the application form

 

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