Engineering Class

Applications for the 2022 Engineering workshops are now OPEN!

Do YOU want to learn how aircraft design has changed over the last 100 years? Do YOU want to get hands-on experience building parts from original Spitfire drawings? Now you can...

Download the application below, purchase a scale model kit of Spitfire AA810 and once you have built your model, send us a photograph and your completed entry form and our engineering board will assess your application. Twelve places are available to students aged 15 to 18 in 2022 and successful applicants will be notified by June 30th 2022.

Entry to the engineering workshops is via a nation-wide competition that takes account of the effort, resourcefulness and commitment shown by the applicant. All applications must be received by midnight on the 22nd April 2022.

Workshops will take place during the October Half Term in 2022 and will be carried out over three days. Once on site the workshops are free of charge for those selected as accommodation and food will be provided as will all materials and tools required. Instruction will be given by experienced Engineers from the Aircraft Restoration industry and practical work will be enhanced with aircraft visits and presentations. At the end of the event your finished Spitfire parts will be assessed and you will be able to keep what you have produced.

To purchase a model kit in order to validate your entry, please visit here (candidates will need to source appropriate glue and model paints to complete their kit). The application form is available below.

                             Sandy Gunn Aerospace Careers Programme Engineering Workshop 2022 Application Form