Aviation Museums News

On this day in 1960…

62 Years since the maiden flight of the Avro Type 748. The second Avro 748, G-ARAY, performing rough landing trials…

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Happy VE Day!

VE Day is a chance to remember & give thanks for the enormous effort made by Avro throughout the war….

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On This Day in 1994…

Our very own Vickers VC10 XV106 was delivered to the RAF on 4th May 1994 as a C Mk1 K…

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On This Day in 1919…

Today we celebrate the anniversary of the first flight of the diminutive Avro 534 Baby, a civil biplane which was…

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On This Day in 1934…

Today we celebrate the anniversary of a lesser known aircraft, the Avro 642/2m Eighteen twin-engined commercial airliner, which first flew…

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On This Day in 1947…

On 9th April 1947, the prototype Avro 688 Tudor 4 G-AHNJ made its first flight from Woodford in the hands…

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On This Day in 1952…

The sixth production aircraft of the Avro 706 Ashton 3 made its maiden flight from Woodford on 9th April 1952,…

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On This Day in 1911…

The Avro Type D made its maiden flight on 1st April 1911 when it was flown by Howard Pixton at…

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On This Day in 1935…

On 24th March 1935, the Avro 652A Anson prototype K4771 took off from Woodford for its maiden flight in the…

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Falklands Air War 40 Exhibition

On 2 April 1982, Argentina carried out its threat to invade the Falkland Islands & quickly overcame the small British…

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Tangmere Museum 40 Exhibition

The final passing of RAF Tangmere in October 1970 was deeply felt by many. In its time Tangmere had been…

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The Story of Hawker Hunter WB188

On the evening of 20 July 1951, Squadron Leader Neville Duke, chief test pilot of Hawkers, flew with other company…

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