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Canberra Cockpit Arrives

On 10 January, the cockpit of English Electric Canberra B2 WE113 was delivered to the Museum from its previous owner in Cambridgeshire. Following an agreement with its new owners, Mr and Mrs Joseph Marsden, the cockpit will now be kept at the Museum (Joe was a former Canberra and Vulcan pilot). It is anticipated that our visitors will eventually be able to look inside the aircraft’s front and rear cockpits through the entry/exit hatch on the fuselage. The Museum is delighted to display this particular aircraft as it served with No 245 Squadron at RAF Tangmere in the early 1960s.

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Polish and Czech Pilot Exhibition Opens

An exhibition on the Polish and Czech Pilots in the Second World War, curated by David Coxon, the Museum’s Deputy Director, has recently opened…

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Museum Passes Annual Quality Assurance Appraisal

Following our annual appraisal by a VisitEngland assessor on Thursday 15 April, we are pleased to announce that the Museum has been accredited as a…

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Rare Trolley Accumulator Renovated

In 2016 the Museum was donated a rare early model of a Trolley Accumulator (trolley-acc) used in the Second World War to turn over…

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72 (R) Squadron Centenary Flypast

On 27 June No 72 (Reserve) Squadron celebrated its centenary with a nationwide Grand Flypast overflying the airfields the Squadron had operated from during the…

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