Ulster Aviation Society

Ulster Aviation Society

Who we are and what we do

  • Winner of Queen's Awards for Voluntary Service in 2018
  • Founded 1968  (50th anniversary during 2018)
  • Voluntary Association of Aviation Enthusiasts
  • Over 620 members, including Europe & USA
  • Accepted as a charity by Inland Revenue in 1997
  • NI Charity Commission Registered (NIC100128) 
  • Associate member of Northern Ireland Museums Council

Aims and Objectives

  • General Public and primary schools' advancement of education on aviation-related topics
  • Highlight Northern Ireland’s aviation heritage
  • Maintain an aviation museum for the public benefit
  • Promote the preservation of aircraft and aviation-related artefacts
  • Extensive network of contacts with complementary organisations
  • Volunteer development
  • Youth development

Who the charity helps

  • Adult Training
  • General Public
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Older people
  • Voluntary and Community Sectors
  • Volunteers
  • Youth (14~25 year olds)

Opening hours

Although the site and hangars are not open to casual visitors we are able to facilitate pre-arranged group visits to the collection.

Please note that group visits are not available during the months of November through February due to winter conditions.

Click here to arrange a group visit.

Contact Details

NICVA will not disclose any contact details further to those published by the organisation below.


Gate 3 — Maze Long Kesh
94-b Halftown Road
Co. Antrim
BT27 5RF
United Kingdom


07724 896215

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