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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...]

RAF Museum Secures National Lottery Investment for RAF Centenary Programme

RAF Museum Secures National Lottery Investment for RAF Centenary Programme

PRESS RELEASE – 2018 will mark the centenary of the RAF and will be an occasion of national celebration and commemoration. As the oldest and longest serving air force in the world, the RAF has affected the lives of millions, driven technological innovations, pushed the boundaries of human achievement and become part of the UK’s cultural identity.As custodians of the[Read More...]

by June 20, 2015 0 comments Aviation Museum News, RAF Museum
Flypasts Honour Armed Forces Day Guests

Flypasts Honour Armed Forces Day Guests

On Saturday 27 June, events across the country will celebrate the contributions made by Her Majesty’s Armed Forces.  The annual Armed Forces Day is an opportunity to reflect and pay tribute to our heroes past and present, including current serving personnel, service families, veterans and cadets.The Royal Air Force Museum Cosford will once again participate in this annual event by[Read More...]

VC10 XR808 Prepares for Final Move to Cosford

VC10 XR808 Prepares for Final Move to Cosford

The Royal Air Force Museum Cosford is pleased to announce that its latest acquisition, VC10 serial number XR808 is now over half way through a successful dismantling process and is being prepared for its final move to Cosford in the Summer. The dismantling is being carried out by GJD Services, a specialist maintenance and aircraft salvage company based at Bruntingthorpe,[Read More...]

by June 12, 2015 0 comments Aviation Museum News, RAF Museum
Large Model Aircraft Rally: Tickets on Sale Now

Large Model Aircraft Rally: Tickets on Sale Now

Hundreds of scale models of iconic aircraft will be taking to the skies over Shropshire next month for a weekend of flying entertainment. Model enthusiasts from across the country will travel to the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford for this famous air show in miniature.Taking place on Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 July, the Large Model Aircraft Rally at Cosford[Read More...]

by June 10, 2015 0 comments Aviation Museum News, RAF Museum