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RAF Cosford Open Cockpit

RAF Cosford Open Cockpit

Royal Air Force Museum Cosford will be giving visitors a rare opportunity to climb aboard a selection of aircraft and sit in the pilot’s seat during the ‘Open Cockpits Evening’ event taking place next month. Over 450 visitors attended the event held in May and organisers are confident that the September event will be just as popular with an exciting line[Read More...]

by August 21, 2015 0 comments Aviation Museum News, RAF Museum
RAF Museum To Unveil The New Sit-in ‘Spitfire Experience’.

RAF Museum To Unveil The New Sit-in ‘Spitfire Experience’.

As part of their 75th anniversary commemoration of the Battle of Britain, the Royal Air Force Museum in Hendon (London), England will unveil their new Sit-In ‘Spitfire Experience’ this August. For the first time ever, visitors will be able to sit in the cockpit of their Supermarine Spitfire Mk.XVIe RW393 and get a feel for what a wartime pilot might have seen and felt before heading off[Read More...]

Battle of Britain 75th Anniversary Events

Battle of Britain 75th Anniversary Events

This year marks the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain. The iconic aerial battle during the summer of 1940 is regarded as the RAF’s and the country’s ‘finest hour’ – when Britain stood alone as enemy forces were poised across the Channel, ready to invade. Although greatly outnumbered, the brave members of RAF Fighter Command took to the skies[Read More...]

by July 31, 2015 0 comments Aviation Museum News, RAF Museum
One of the two surviving TSR2 strategic attack aircraft prototypes. You will see this magnificent aircraft plus over a hundred others when you visit RAF Museum Cosford during the Food Festival in July. (photo via Wikipedia)

Cosford Food Festival – It’s plane delicious!

Press Release: Cosford Food Festival – It’s plane delicious! Date: 25-26 July 2015 Time: 10am to 5pm Cost: £5 per adult (Family, senior citizen and child rates also available) Preparations are well underway at the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford for the annual Cosford Food Festival which takes place this weekend. Held in the Museum’s spacious grounds, a bustling food[Read More...]

by July 23, 2015 0 comments Aviation Museum News, RAF Museum
VC10 Arrival at Cosford

VC10 Arrival at Cosford

PRESS RELEASE – The Royal Air Force Museum Cosford is pleased to announce that its latest acquisition, VC10 serial number XR808 has now arrived at Cosford, following a final road trip along the M6 motorway. After a successful eight month dismantling process carried out by GJD Services, a specialist maintenance and aircraft salvage company based at Bruntingthorpe, Leicestershire, the VC10[Read More...]