Tangmere Military Aviation Museum is located in a corner of the old Tangmere airfield, famed as an RAF fighter station from 1918 until Fighter Command left in 1958.
The Museum’s Events Team has announced the programme of events for 2019. Click HERE for more details or on the graphic link, below.
In 1944 Bob Allen flew Typhoons from Tangmere across the Channel to attack German defences in Normandy in preparation for D-Day. In her book No Ordinary Pilot Suzanne Campbell-Jones tells the story of how her father was shot down behind enemy lines and became a prisoner of war in the notorious Stalag Luft III.
Her free talk about her father at the Museum’s Neville Duke Hall is at 12.30 pm on Wednesday 21 November. Seating is limited. To book a place please email Charles Hutcheon at email@example.com
The Tangmere Museum has 3 computer-controlled Flight Simulators for visitors to ‘fly’.
It also has a D-4 Link Trainer which may be flown by suitably-qualified visitors by prior arrangement only. Please click HERE for terms and conditions of use.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or by letter marked for the attention of the Director.
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.