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The Handley Page Victor was a British jet-powered strategic bomber, developed and produced by the Handley Page Aircraft Company, which served during the Cold War.

RAF Museum Cosford Launches New Cold War Lecture Series

On 17 March, the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford will be hosting the first Cold War Lunchtime Lecture of 2017 with a lecture entitled ‘Coping with Technological Uncertainty: Military Aircraft Procurement, 1945-1957’.  In this lecture, Professor Keith Hayward, a consultant and writer on aerospace and aviation issues, will examine Britain’s military aircraft procurement process during the early period of the[Read More…]

by March 2, 2017 0 comments Aviation Museum News, RAF Museum
Planned entrance to the new site at RAF Museum, opening 2018 to celebrate 100 years of the Royal Air Force.

RAF Centenary Exhibition: Behind the scenes

The RAF Museum is busy developing it’s London site and preparing exhibits for the RAF Centenary next year  One of the areas in the new exhibition will be a timeline covering 100 years of the RAF.  Like the exhibition itself, it will not be looking to tell you the whole history of the RAF but will be taking events, some[Read More…]

by February 21, 2017 0 comments Aviation Museum News, RAF Museum
The RAF Centenary Anthology

The RAF Centenary Anthology

The RAF Museum is proud to announce the launch of the RAF Centenary Anthology, a handmade, limited edition of 1,500 books of which 250 are signed exemplary copies.Forged in the crucible of the First World War, the Royal Air Force will commemorate its Centenary on 1 April, 2018.The story of the RAF has shaped the modern world. By inspiring technological[Read More…]

by February 9, 2017 0 comments Aviation Museum News, RAF Museum
German Bomber Wings its Way to the Midlands

German Bomber Wings its Way to the Midlands

A rare example of the great German multi-role combat aircraft of the Second World War, the Junkers Ju88, has been transported by road to its new home in the Midlands.  This particular aircraft, a Ju88R-1 night-fighter version, traveled 130 miles from the Royal Air Force Museum London, to its sister site at Cosford, Shropshire where it will soon go on[Read More…]

by February 3, 2017 0 comments Aviation Museum News, RAF Museum
London Gate Guardians to Fly to Cosford

London Gate Guardians to Fly to Cosford

Both Gate Guardians will be returned back to the Museum’s London site in time for the Museum’s commemorations and celebrations of the centenary of the foundation of the Royal Air Force on 1 April 2018. They will be positioned so that they welcome members of the public as they enter through the Museum’s new entrance on Grahame Park Way. One[Read More…]

by January 27, 2017 0 comments Aviation Museum News, RAF Museum