THE HELICOPTER MUSEUM - An Appeal

The Helicopter Museum in Weston-super-Mare, North Somerset has been forced to furlough all its paid staff following the UK government enforced closure of leisure attractions during the COVID-19 virus crisis. The Museum has also taken steps to minimise all expenditure in an effort to ensure survival over the coming months.
The collection of over 100 rotary-wing aircraft is being regularly security checked by local volunteers and the helipad is remaining open for military and parapublic flights, subject to prior notice. Emails are also being monitored and answered where important. However the museum has seen the loss of all its summertime programme of special events, as well as its peak season visitors, amounting to an estimated £200,000 in near term lost revenue and delays in completing a planned business extension, which is due to have new learning facilities, conference space and retail and restaurant areas.
As a result the Trustees are seeking donations from supporters and the wider helicopter industry to ensure the survival of the unique collection.

Remember - Helicopters save lives so please help the museum to continue promoting their benefits to the wider world.

Donations

  • Anonymous 
    • £350 
    • 7 d
  • Lorence Fizia 
    • £5 
    • 9 d
  • Anonymous 
    • £5 
    • 14 d
  • Anonymous 
    • £50 
    • 15 d
  • Anonymous 
    • £20 
    • 15 d
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Organizer

Elfan ApRees 
Organizer
Helicopter Museum, South West England, United Kingdom
THE BRITISH ROTORCRAFT MUSEUM AND AVON AIR COLLECTION LTD 
Registered nonprofit
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