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Phantom Gets a Make-Over

October, 2008

XV408, the Museum’s Phantom, received its long awaited respray during September. It is to be displayed in the colours of 29 Squadron with whom the Museum is collaborating to complete the task. As well as providing the decals needed it is hoped that their resources might produce some cockpit instrumentation and other parts currently missing on the Museum’s example. By happy coincidence 29 Squadron’s current Chief Technician worked on XV408 during its years in RAF service and the Museum is very grateful for his assistance with this important restoration task.

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 director@tangmere-museum.org.uk or by letter marked for the attention of the Director.

Museum Development

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.

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