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Famous Test Pilots at Tangmere 39

Also present at Tangmere 39 were Duncan Simpson, Museum President and past Hawker Chief Test Pilot, and Peter Twiss, who recaptured the world airspeed record for Britain in 1956 by raising the record from 822 mph to 1132 mph in the Fairy Delta 2 aircraft, thus becoming the first person past the magic 1000 mph figure.

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Museum Contributes To A University Conference

During the past twelve months the University of Chichester in collaboration with the Museum have been conducting a history project on the arrival of…

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Ex-Spitfire Pilot Airborne Once More

On the 27th June Wing Commander Owen Hardy DFC and bar, AFC, former No 72 Sqn Second World War Spitfire pilot, visited the Museum to witness the…

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Chichester MP Visits Exhibition

On Saturday 19 August, Chichester’s MP, Gillian Keegan, visited the Polish and Czech Exhibition being held at the Museum this summer. She was accompanied…

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A Successful Family Day

On Sunday 6 August, the Museum held a very successful ‘family fun day’ that attracted almost 1,300 visitors.

There was much on offer for the…

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