Model aircraft isn't the first thing you would expect to find at a motor museum. But this is the third year that the Large Model Association has put on a static display of models at Gaydon and each year it is popular with both the modellers and visitors. Just like Yeovilton, there is the chance to look round the museum as well so there is a double attraction.
One trick we like to play is to be standing away from the models amongst the rest of the crowd and then gently turn the wingwalkers' heads. Because it's such a slight movement people aren't sure whether they've seen a movement or whether they imagined it. Then a little arm waving and leg bending and they can see the wingwalker is moving but they're not quite sure how. So, if you're at one of our shows you'll know to look out for the person with the transmitter who's standing behind you.
Wandering round the rooms, as well as familiar models you also get a preview of the partly built models that will be on the show scene in all their glory next year or the year after. One of the modellers, Chris Bates, has put together a slideshow of the models that were there which shows the huge variety.
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