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Project Hercules

23rd October 2014

Recording the history of the Hercules in RAF service, through the words of the people who flew and maintained it
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Blowing Glass Poppies

15th October 2014

Earlier this year the National Association of Decorative and Fine Arts Societies (NADFAS) approached us to discuss the possibility...
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RAF Museum supports PhD Research

13th October 2014

Ross Mahoney, the Royal Air Force Museum's resident Aviation Historian, writes about a key aspect of the museum's research programme.
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Anzani engine comes home

8th October 2014

A 100 year old engine that was used in an aeroplane built less than 15 miles from Cosford goes back on display
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A Week in the Life of an Aviation Historian

6th October 2014

Ross Mahoney, the Royal Air Force Museum's resident Aviation Historian, writes about his role here at the museum.
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Special Forces Naval Craft in the archives

1st October 2014

Curator Guy Revell explores some oddities found in the Museum's archives.
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A real boy's own story

23rd September 2014

A recent donation to the Archives recalls two remarkable events in Ken Clifton's RAF service.
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Volunteer Wins London Museums' Award

17th September 2014

We are proud to announce that Ian Corfield, one of our volunteers, has been given the 'Going the Extra Mile' Award at a new ceremony...
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Two Dragons, or a Seal and a Walrus

8th September 2014

Assistant Curator Bryan Legate indulges his passion for military vehicles by writing about two lesser known RAF vehicles.
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A Few of the First: The RFC, August 1914

2nd September 2014

A hundred years ago, four squadrons of the Royal Flying Corps flew to France. This article examines the aircraft and their all-too...
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Knitting for Britain

28th August 2014

In our latest blog Lucy Woodbridge explains how working with English Heritage gave her the knitting bug.
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Treasures from the Sir Alan Cobham Collection 3

26th August 2014

Find out why this poster is a treasure from the Sir Alan Cobham Collection in this exciting new blog.
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Experiences of the RFC at the Battle of Mons

21st August 2014

Using extracts from diaries and memoirs this blog tells the story of the RFC's role in the Battle of Mons in the words of those who...
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What does an Aviation Historian do exactly?

18th August 2014

Ross Mahoney, the Royal Air Force Museum's resident Aviation Historian, writes about his role here at the museum.
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"Dooleybird" Mustang pilot's logbook donation

14th August 2014

Arthur "Joe" Doley's log books were recently donated to the Museum's Archives. They a fascinating record of this distinguished wartime...
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