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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...]

Three Iconic First World War Aircraft Arrive at RAF Museum Cosford

Three Iconic First World War Aircraft Arrive at RAF Museum Cosford

Press Release: On Tuesday, July 15th, the staff at Royal Air Force Museum Cosford received three iconic WWI aircraft. They will form the centre of a new First World War Exhibition. The Bristol M1c, Sopwith 1 ½ Strutter and Sopwith Pup are due to go on display within the museum’s War Planes Hangar in December 2014. The Sopwith Pup, serial N5182,[Read More...]

Large Model Aircraft Rally – RAF Museum Cosford

Large Model Aircraft Rally – RAF Museum Cosford

Press Release: Intricate scale models of iconic aircraft will take flight over Shropshire this month for a weekend of flying fun. Model enthusiasts from across the UK will travel to Royal Air Force Museum Cosford for this now famous air-show-in-miniature. The Large Model Aircraft Rally will take place over the weekend of the 19th/20th July, and is an absolute must-see for any aviation enthusiast.  This annual[Read More...]