DRIVERS' INFORMATION 

Welcome to the Wallop Wheels and Wings Drivers' page.  We hope you will find all the information you need for the day and please get in touch if you need any information we have not covered.  We are here to help: event.manager@armyflying.com.

On the day there will be a dedicated Driver's host on site who will be on hand to help you with any questions and issues - his name is Nick Hopkins, and he will be available on 07546 059291. Until then, please use the email above.

Firstly, thank you so much for registering and supporting the event! We are working hard to make it a great day for everyone. More details will follow on the event web site.

Please read the information below, it will help you get the most out of your day.


What To Bring:
ID: Don't forget to bring the passport/ID you used to register, and please remind your passengers to bring theirs.  Anyone not able to produce an ID will have to park in the Public car park and gain access to the site through the pedestrian public ticket lane.

Car Pass:
You will receive a car pass in the post. Please display it on your windscreen as you approach the security checks. If you forget your car pass we will not be able to let you in to the Paddocks.  Copies will not be available. 

Wrist Bands:
You will also receive these in the post. Please wear them throughout the day. If you have forgotten your wrist band you will need to buy a new ticket - these will be sold at the Public car park Ticket Booth.

Additional Passengers:
Additional passengers without a ticket will need to be dropped off at the Public car park and buy a ticket at the ticket booth.

What's the best time to turn up? 
The Paddocks will be open from 0730. All vehicles must be in position please by 0900. 
    If you arrive after 0900 the Paddock Gates will be closed, and you will need to park in the public car park. 

We appreciate Vintage vehicles may break down. Please call the Drivers' Host, Nick Hopkins, on the number given above, if you know you will be late. 

Arrival Slot Times: 
You will be sent a slot time to enter the Paddocks in your welcome pack. We request that you arrive within the slot time you have been allocated, or before if you wish. This is to allow us to process you as quickly as possible through security and alleviate any traffic build up at the gates.

If you are attending with a Club
If you are arriving as a Club Member, we request that you arrive within your allocated Club Member arrival slot time.  Club Member arrivals are specific 15-minute slot times.  We are sorry but if you arrive after your 15 minute Club Member slot time you may need to wait longer to be processed and you may not be parked with your club. Early arrivals are welcome. Your slot time will be shown on the back of your car pass. 

Please try and arrive early so that we avoid a last-minute rush through the security checks.

Concour D'Elegance Exhibitors
On arrival at Middle Wallop please make your way directly to the Museum car park for 0800 - 0830, postcode SO20 8FB. The gates to the Museum car park will be closed to Concour Vehicles at 0915. If you arrive after that time you will not be permitted access. 

Early Morning Events: 
The Paddock Breakfast Club will open at 0800 to sell quality coffee, delicious bacon and sausage rolls as well as pastries.
The curated aircraft collection will be flying in between 0800-1130. A pair of Spitfires will open the fly-in, so there will be plenty to watch.

Event Address: 
The event is taking place at Middle Wallop Airfield, Middle Wallop near Stockbridge Hampshire SO20 8DY, on Saturday 3 July 2021.
Please use the main gates to the Army Air Corps Centre, Middle Wallop to enter the event. The post code is SO20 8DY unless you are part of the Concour D'Elegance. Once inside the camp please follow the directions given by the Stewards. 
PLEASE DO NOT ATTEMPT ENTRY VIA THE ARMY FLYING MUSEUM unless you have entered for Concour D'Elegance. Entry for Concour D'Elegance exhibitors is through the Army Flying Museum gate - at postcode SO20 8FB.

Speed Limit:
The speed limit on the Camp and Airfield is 5MPH.

Paddock Parking:
Please follow the directions given by the Stewards. 
Your car pass colour will indicate which Paddock to park in and the stewards will help you find it.
Your pass also indicates the row where you should be parking (there are 12 rows in most of the Paddocks, please look out for the row numbers.)

Pets:
Pets are not allowed on the day.

Camping:
We are not able to offer camping facilities overnight, sorry.

Airfield Danger Area:
The Paddocks are situated on a live airfield, with the event aircraft flying in/arriving between 0800 - 1130. Please DO NOT CROSS the demarcation line between the Paddocks and the Airfield.
Between 1130 -1530 the airfield will close and everyone will be free to walk around to view the aircraft.
At 1530 everyone will be asked to move back behind the demarcation line. 

Litter: 
Please do not drop litter as this is a hazard and danger to aircraft.

Gazebos:
You may erect a club gazebo between 1130 -1530. This is the planned time the airfield is closed. Please ensure gazebos are packed away by 1530 when the airfield reopens. Please be careful not to let any papers, pamphlets, posters blow away in the wind as they will contribute to the litter hazard. 

Photography: 
By attending the event the Exhibitor agrees that the Organisers may record, broadcast or take photographs or video of the exhibit and exhibit personnel as part of the recording or broadcasting of the Event in general for any promotional use by the Organisers.

Security:
Please report anyone acting suspiciously to any of the volunteers or to staff at the Information Point at the airfield gates leading to the Army Flying Museum.

Safety:
Public spectators are allowed into the Paddock area from 0930, so please leave your vehicles in a safe condition.

Smoking is NOT PERMITTED within 30 m of the aircraft.

Insurance: 
Exhibitors' vehicles must be insured and in the event of an accident the organisers will accept no liability or claims.
Vehicles are left in the Paddock at the owner's risk and the organisers do not accept liability for any items left in vehicles.

By attending the event you acknowledge the following: 

"I acknowledge that the Organiser does not provide insurance on my behalf and I confirm that I have obtained all necessary insurance covers for my participation in the Event including without limitation, cancellation, public liability and employee liability insurance against personal injury, death and damage to or loss of property, and fully comprehensive vehicle insurance suitable for participation in an event of this kind."



Help:
If you need help starting your vehicle, or indeed with anything else, please come and find us at the Information Point at the airfield gates leading to the Army Flying Museum.
In case of an urgent query please call the Drivers' Host, Nick Hopkins on 07546 059291
In case of an emergency please first dial 999. There is an onsite First Aid Point right next to the Control Center - they can provide immediate help. 

Movement of Vehicles:
Vehicles are not permitted to leave the exhibit area other than to parade for the Concours D'Elegance. 
The camp gates will reopen for departures from approximately 1545. We request that you manoeuvre around the Paddocks very slowly as Visitors will still be amongst the cars at this time.

Closing Time:
The bar will close at 1930 and the Paddock exit gates at 1945.

Summary of Timings (further details to follow):
0715 Security Screening for access to Paddocks open at Middle Wallop Camp gate
0800 The Paddocks breakfast outlets are open opens 
0800-1130 Event Aircraft fly in
0900 Security Screening and Paddock vehicle access closes
0930 Public are admitted into the Paddock area.
1130-1530 Airfield closed to flying.
1530 Airfield becomes active again
1545 Paddock exit opens
1930 Bar closes
1945 Paddock exit gates close

COVID COMPLIANCE:
* This event has been designed to be COVID compliant, set outdoors within plenty of space, with a reduced visitor attendance number and socially distanced queuing systems in place.
* All visitors and exhibitors are requested to follow the latest Government Guidelines
* Face masks are recommended especially when approaching food and drink units and walking around in the Village. As a courtesy, please wear your masks if viewing vehicle interiors. 
More information
You will find more information about the event on the general visitor's page on the event web site ( www.armyflying.com) which will be live mid-May. The site will be updated as new information comes available about events on the day.