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RAF Museum Joins Forces with Germany and France to Share First World War Stories

RAF Museum Joins Forces with Germany and France to Share First World War Stories

The Royal Air Force Museum has partnered with Musée de l’Air et de l’Espace (Paris) and the Militärhistorische Museum der Bundeswehr (Berlin) to mark the centenary of the First World War in the air.www.3p1w.eu will publish the letters, diary entries and artefacts relating to three First World War pilots over the course of the centenary. Letters written by Bernard Rice,[Read More...]

by October 16, 2014 0 comments Aviation Museum News, RAF Museum
RAF Museum,October Half Term Activities

RAF Museum,October Half Term Activities

PRESS RELEASE- October half term is almost upon us and this year the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford has planned a week of hands on craft activities that will keep the younger members of the family entertained. These family fun workshops will run from 27 to 31 October between 11.30am and 3.30pm with all materials provided by the Museum.  Monday[Read More...]

RAF Museum Teams up With the University of Birmingham

RAF Museum Teams up With the University of Birmingham

Marking the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War, registration is now open for ‘World War One: Aviation Comes of Age’, which will allow users to explore the aerial aspect of the conflict through a series of academic resources and multimedia content. The course will look at: How technological innovations turned the aeroplane into a machine of war[Read More...]

by October 13, 2014 0 comments Aviation Museum News, RAF Museum
Sopwith Camel Installed in WWI Exhibit at RAF Museum Hendon

Sopwith Camel Installed in WWI Exhibit at RAF Museum Hendon

The RAF Museum has just raised their Sopwith Camel F.1 serial F6134 into the rafters of the Grahame White Factory building at RAF Museum Hendon. The Camel will be a key feature in the RAF Muesum’s First World War in The Air Exhibition, a celebratory display commemorating the Royal Air Force’s exploits in WWI. Please click HERE to see more details about the exhibit.[Read More...]

by October 5, 2014 0 comments Aviation Museum News, RAF Museum
Dornier Do 17 Moves Into Next stage Of Conservation

Dornier Do 17 Moves Into Next stage Of Conservation

PRESS RELEASE- The world’s last surviving Dornier Do 17 has now moved into the second phase of its conservation at the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford. It’s been a little over 15 months since the aircraft was lifted from the bottom of the Dover Straits and transported to the Museum’s Cosford site for ground breaking conservation work.  The process so[Read More...]