2009 marks the 70th anniversary of the start of World War 2 and we are taking it as the theme of our major event of the year. To be called Tangmere 39 it will take place on Sunday, July 19th and current plans include a flying display starring a Hurricane – Britain’s most numerous fighter plane at the outbreak of the war and the type flown from Tangmere by 43, 145 and 601 squadrons in 1940 – plus other aircraft, static displays, period music provided by a live band, costumed re-enactment personnel and much more. Fuller detail will be provided nearer the time.
The Hawker Association Visits Tangmere Museum
On Tuesday 20 July, the Tangmere Military Aviation Museum hosted a visit by 25 members…
Cancellation of the 2021 Armistice Day Service
Due to the present uncertain Covid situation the Museum’s trustees have made the decision not…
The Tangmere Museum has 3 computer-controlled Flight Simulators for visitors to ‘fly’.
From 19 July 2021 until further notice, face coverings must be worn when using the flight simulators.
Talks by Tangmere
The Museum is able to offer speakers to interested groups or societies on a range of subjects connected with the history of operations at RAF Tangmere and other military aviation subjects.
Further details of the full range of presentations and the availability of speakers can be obtained by calling the museum on 01243 790090, by emailing your interest to email@example.com or by letter marked for the attention of the Chairman.
The Museum car park has been enlarged and re-laid and audio guides provided with the assistance of LEADER – the European Agricultural Fund for Redevelopment.