Coordinated by Patchway Community College.
Nine Primary Schools and 450 pupils in Patchway and Filton build aeroplanes and create sculptures based on Aviation Heritage in the south West to commemorate the closing of the runway at Filton.
Over 3000 children in nine schools involved in creating 63 'Aero Sculptures' that are sited across North Bristol and are being hunted by families during the Summer.
For more information on this exciting community project supported by business, schools and families please see this link.
Get in touch to find out more -
Experimenting with lift, drag and thrust.
Using a working replica of George Caley's Whirling Arm first used in 1804.
Building and testing air frames in school using designs by Steve Smith our aviation designer and expert.
May 2015 - 450 children visit the Bristol Aerospace collection
June 2015 - Students from Patchway Community College make CAD designs for armatures for the Aero Sculptures. Bailey Caravans of Bristol step in to produce these using their hi tech cutting machinery.
aircraft and posters are designed by Steve Smith
Three sculptures are at the The Mall, Cribs Causeway along with the Trail Booklets
10.000 12 page Sculpture Trail Booklets have been produced by ASDAN for schools and public to help families hunt for the 63 sculptures made by 3000 children.
Each sculpture comes with a challenge to find out more about Bristol and the in the history of aviation.