RAF Museum Hendon Update December 2017

Over the Christmas break I took a trip up to the Royal Air Force Museum at Hendon to get an up to date look at some of the recent changes. As you will know from past posts on this site the Museum is undergoing some significant changes. The hall previously dedicated to the Battle of … Continue reading RAF Museum Hendon Update December 2017

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Brooklands Museum Aircraft Factory & Flight Shed

The name Brooklands is synonymous with British automotive history, being home to the first purpose built motor-racing circuit in the world. Another important part of the sites story is a rich history of aviation development design and testing. https://www.flickr.com/photos/127965535@N04/38781374084/in/dateposted-public/ Brooklands was one of the first cradles of aviation in the United Kingdom and would ultimately … Continue reading Brooklands Museum Aircraft Factory & Flight Shed

Royal Air Force Museum Cosford – December 2017 update

As part of the ongoing work to complete the commemorative displays in relation to the RAF's 100th Birthday in 2018, there has been a significant re-shuffle in the RAF Museum's collections. https://www.flickr.com/photos/127965535@N04/39136131572/in/dateposted-public/ This website has already provided regular updates while the Battle of Britain collection was dismantled and re-located at Hendon and I have watched … Continue reading Royal Air Force Museum Cosford – December 2017 update

Museum Profile: Museum of Army Flying – Middle Wallop

We are lucky in the UK to have major museums from each of the main air arms. Alongside the Royal Air Force Museum and the Fleet Air Arm Museum at Yeovilton there is also an extensive collection representing the history of the Army Air Corps. https://www.flickr.com/photos/127965535@N04/32636588802/in/dateposted-public/ The museum of Army flying at Middle Wallop is … Continue reading Museum Profile: Museum of Army Flying – Middle Wallop

Museum Profile – Yorkshire Air Museum

This November saw my first visit to the Yorkshire Air Museum for a number of years. The collection of aircraft and artefacts gathered on this old Bomber Command airfield is extraordinary. https://www.flickr.com/photos/127965535@N04/30603175053/in/album-72157677304006626/ The standout exhibits have to be the wonderful Halifax ¬†and the de Havilland Mosquito, the latter of which was one of the main … Continue reading Museum Profile – Yorkshire Air Museum