Saturday 14 October 2023
Our resident Saving Amy Airspeed Oxford project is proud to announce a day of celebration of Amy Johnson on Saturday 14th October at Hangar 42 Spitfire visitors centre Blackpool airport . The day will start at 10.00 with a display of the Saving Amy Airspeed Oxford restoration project in memory of Amy’s faithful last flight in this type of aircraft .
There will be a number of guests available throughout the day such as Jane Priston from the Amy Johnson Herne bay project to talk about Amy’s life, achievements and untimely death . Jenny Lockyer will also be taking part and running a children’s workshop building models of Amy’s biplane “Jason “ in which Amy successfully flew solo from London to Australia in 1930 .
We will also have an Amy Johnson ATA Ferry pilot re enactor available for photograph opportunities throughout the day . In the evening there will be a special ticketed event where jenny Lockyer will be recalling Amy’s amazing flight from London England to Darwin Australia acting out the story in the words of Jason Amy’s aircraft