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    Dutch Aviation Fair Saturday 29 november 2008!!

    Dutch Spotters Convention/Aviation Fair

    Sat 29 Nov 2008 10.00 - 16.00
    Evenementencentrum Merwestein, Nieuwegein near Utrecht.

    The Belgian (Antwerpen) and German (Emmerich) borders are only one hour's drive over the motorways away!

    Free entrance, free parking! Easily reached by public transport!

    On Saturday 29 November 2008 Airnieuws Nederland and Dutch Aviation
    Society will organise an aviation convention/aviation fair again. This
    gathering of aviation enthusiasts first took place in 1996 and is known as
    the Dutch Spotters Convention (DSC). For years it has been the place in
    the Netherlands to trade, sell or exchange all kinds of aviation related
    collectables.

    In the past years this aviation fair usually took place at Rotterdam
    Airport. Now the big sports hall of Merwestein in Nieuwegein near Utrecht
    ( http://www.merwestein.nl/ ) will be the scene of dozens of booths with
    books, magazines, slides, photos, videos, DVDs/CDs, postcards, aircraft
    models and many other aviation related collectables. Also other aviation
    societies, spotting groups and aviation companies will be present.

    Access to the aviation convention is free, as is parking. The fair will
    last from 10.00 to 16.00 hours. Stands can be booked for € 20, - per
    table. Reserve your table now! Experience shows these get fully booked-up rather early...
    See http://www.scramble.nl/dsc.htm .

    Spread the word...!

    Address:
    Evenementencomplex Merwestein,
    Merweplein 1, 3432 GN, Nieuwegein

    “Evenementencomplex Merwestein” can easily be reached by Public Transport
    from Utrecht Central Railway Station (“Utrecht Centraal Station”). If you can read Dutch/Niederlandisch, then try http://www.merwestein.nl/Routebeschrijving .

    Just take the high-speed “Sneltram ST” with destination “Nieuwegein-Zuid” for a 20-minute-journey. Step off at tram-stop “Nieuwegein Merwestein”.
    Walk down the stairs on the “greenparks side”. Go right and pass under the viaduct. Immediately turn right again and walk along the sports field and then go straight on. Eventually you’ll see the sports complex on your
    right-hand side.
    Entrance to the complex is on the other side, walk around the complex on
    the left hand side. All this will take you about five minutes from tram-stop to entrance.

    By car: If you can read Dutch see
    http://www.merwestein.nl/Routebeschrijving . If not...
    Nieuwegein is about one hours’ drive from both the Belgian and German
    border. As there are numerous ways to get to this sports complex by
    various motorways, please use an online routeplanner and type in both your departing address and “Merweplein 1, Nieuwegein” or postal code “3432 GN”.
    Once again: parking is free!

    The main reason to hold the DSC in Nieuwegein in november is that the
    convention is part of a whole day out for the aviation enthusiast. In the
    afternoon the National Dutch Spotters Championships 2008 (NSK) will be
    held in an adjacent room. At night you can watch and listen to some very
    interesting lectures, including one by a former F-105 Thunderchief "Wild
    Weasel" pilot. For more information see
    http://www.scramble.nl/nsk-dsc.htm
    and
    http://www.scramble.nl/nsk-dsc/evening.htm .

    In the meantime you can enjoy a cup of coffee and/or a sandwich the
    restaurant while talking with friends and fellow enthusiasts .


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