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Trenchard's Legacy Unveiling and Reunion 2025

Joining Instructions!

Where? -      The National Memorial Arboretum (NMA), Staffordshire, DE13 7A


Date? -        2nd July 2025 


Time? -       The NMA is open from 10.00hrs and the event will commence at 11.30hrs.


Cost? -       The cost of your pass will include your choice of lunch and car parking fees. For those arriving in a group by bus,                      the bus parking is free.



10.00-1130hrs     Assemble at NMA. Wide range of facilities available.  Bring entry flags and congregate by Entry in                                      communal areas.

11.30-1155hrs     Congregate in the Halton Grove by entry. Please follow the directions of the marshals.

Midday                Flypast, weather and service commitments permitting.

1205-12.30hrs     Dedication by Association Padre.

                           Unveiling and Address by Viscount Trenchard.

  Address by Patron RAFHAA Air Marshal Sir Dusty Miller KBE (210th Entry).

1230-1245hrs     Ex-Apprentices form up behind Golden Oldies by Entries (lower entries first) led by RAFHAA Patron. 

                           March to lunch passing dais where Chief of the Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Sir Richard Knighton KBE                                   ADC FREng takes the salute.  Parade disperses smartly at NMA Canteen.

1245-1430hrs     Pre-ordered choices: 3 Course Luncheon and speeches in Aspects restaurant (limited numbers- first                                     come first booked basis).

                          Casual Canteen lunch - no limit on numbers attending but please book to help with catering                                                arrangements.

1430hrs               Disperse.




Register by clicking here , download  and print the associated document, then send by email or post to General Secretary Les Shardlow or address 1 Pipit Gardens, Watermead, Aylesbury, Bucks HP19 0GF.


We are not sending out tickets.  Wrist bands will be issued on arrival at the NMA check-in point.


Any queries please email the General Secretary at

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