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Royal Air Force Museum Short-Listed for National Apprenticeship Award

Royal Air Force Museum Short-Listed for National Apprenticeship Award

PRESS RELEASE- The Royal Air Force Museum has beaten off competition from hundreds of entrants to be short-listed for the London final of the National Apprenticeship Awards 2014.The Museum is nominated in “The Nuclear Decommissioning Site Licence Companies Medium Employer of the Year (25 – 249 employees)” category.  The Museum tells the stories of the RAF and its people from[Read More...]

Britain’s Forgotten Aviation Pioneer

Britain’s Forgotten Aviation Pioneer

PRESS RELEASE-A brand new exhibition uncovers one of Britain’s forgotten heroes. Sir Alan Cobham was a true aviation pioneer both in the air and on the ground. Amongst his many contributions was the ‘Air to Air’ refuelling technique still used by air forces across the globe today.Sir Alan Cobham was one of the biggest celebrities of his day. Brave, visionary[Read More...]

by August 21, 2014 0 comments Aviation Museum News, RAF Museum
A Pilot’s View of Historic Aircraft

A Pilot’s View of Historic Aircraft

PRESS RELEASE – Aviation fans from across the country are being given the chance to sit inside some of the world’s most historic aircraft at the Open Cockpits Evening being held at the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford next month. Just 300 tickets are available for this exclusive evening on Saturday 20 September, where a wide range of aircraft will[Read More...]

by August 11, 2014 0 comments Aviation Museum News, RAF Museum
Charity Ball Guests Treated to Helicopter Flypast

Charity Ball Guests Treated to Helicopter Flypast

PRESS RELEASE: Royal Air Force Museum Cosford is holding its First World War Centenary Charity Ball on Saturday, August 30th, and the formal evening event is packed with entertainment and indulgences throughout. Following a champagne reception within the Museum’s National Cold War Exhibition, attendees are sure to marvel at a close formation flypast from two Eurocopter AS350BB helicopters. The type is used by air forces around[Read More...]

Unseen First World War Casualty Card Archive and Muster Roll Now Online

Unseen First World War Casualty Card Archive and Muster Roll Now Online

PRESS RELEASE – The Royal Air Force Museum has today launched a new website, rafmuseumstoryvault.org.uk, which enables members of the public to interrogate previously unseen Casualty Cards of members of the Royal Flying Corps who suffered injury during the First World War. In addition to these records online visitors are now also able to search the Muster Roll for the[Read More...]