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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...]

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...]