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Uniforms Conservation Project

The Museum’s Uniforms Conservation Project is now in full swing. With funding from the Museums Development Service, our curatorial department is carrying out work to protect our collection of RAF and other military uniforms to the highest professional standards. Some of our uniforms date back to the 1920s and are now very rare. Conserving these garments involves freezing them at -30ºC for 3 or 4 days to kill any clothes moth eggs or larvae that may be present, then individually re-hanging the items in museum-quality Tyvek covers to protect them for future generations. The project is now about halfway through and will be completed in September or October. Visitors can view the ongoing work on Tuesdays and Fridays in the Meryl Hansed Memorial Hall.

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Royal Garden Party

As a recipient of the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service announced on 2nd January, the Museum received an invitation for two of our members to…

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Museum Awarded Queen's Award For Voluntary Service

Buckingham Palace announced on Friday 2 June that the Tangmere Military Aviation Museum has been awarded the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service. The Museum,…

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Change of Markings for the Museum's Hurricane

To mark the forthcoming Polish and Czech Pilot exhibition (22 July until 3 September) the Museum’s Mk1 Hawker Hurricane full size model, normally marked in…

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Museum AGM - 2017

The Museum’s AGM held on Thursday, 27th April was attended by some 30 members of the Trust Company.  Having served as a Trustee for…

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