On display

In this section, you can find all the large objects that are currently on display at our Cosford site.

To find the artefact / aircraft that you would like to learn more about either type in its name in the 'Search' box in the top right hand corner of this page or if you prefer to see all the aircraft / artefacts that we have on display in a given area of the Museum select the name of the Hangar that you would like to learn more about from the drop down menus below and then press the red 'Search' button.

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Armstrong Whitworth Argosy C1

Serial No:
XP411
Period:
Post-WWII
Ref:
1988/0098/A
Museum:
Cosford
Location:
Transport & Training
On view:
Yes
The Argosy was a variant of the civil AW650 freight aircraft. The RAF ordered fifty-six Argosies for use as medium range transport,...

Armstrong Whitworth Meteor NF14

Serial No:
WS843
Period:
Post-WWII
Ref:
1990/0689/A
Museum:
Cosford
Location:
National Cold War Exhibition
On view:
Yes
Always considered a stop-gap until more advanced aircraft came into service, the introduction of radar-equipped Meteor night...

Auster T7 Antarctic

Serial No:
WE600
Period:
Post-WWII
Ref:
1989/0305/A
Museum:
Cosford
Location:
Transport & Training
On view:
Yes
The Auster T7 is a two-seat, dual-control aircraft designed for training of aircrew for the AOP6 artillery spotting and light...

Australian Government Aircraft Factories Malkara

Serial No:
n/a
Period:
Post-WWII
Ref:
1987/0068/O
Museum:
Cosford
Location:
National Cold War Exhibition
On view:
Yes
Multi-launch platform solid-fuel rocket wire-guided anti-tank missile.

Avro 707c

Serial No:
WZ744
Period:
Post-WWII
Ref:
85/A/8
Museum:
Cosford
Location:
Research & Development
On view:
No
Springing from a research aircraft design, this particular version was intended for conversion training to familiarise pilots...

Avro Anson C.19

Serial No:
TX214
Period:
Post-WWII
Ref:
85/A/7
Museum:
Cosford
Location:
Transport & Training
On view:
Yes
Starting life in the RAF in 1936 as a Coastal Command reconnaissance and attack aircraft, the Anson was primarily used on light...

Avro Lincoln B2

Serial No:
RF398
Period:
Post-WWII
Ref:
84/A/1182
Museum:
Cosford
Location:
War Planes
On view:
Yes
Just too late to see service during the Second World War, the Lincoln became the mainstay of Bomber Command post-war, but was...

Avro York C1

Serial No:
TS798
Period:
Post-WWII
Ref:
75/A/725
Museum:
Cosford
Location:
National Cold War Exhibition
On view:
Yes
Manufactured by Avro and incorporating the wings, tail, undercarriage and engines of the Lancaster bomber, the York was to prove...

BAe Harrier GR9A

Serial No:
ZG477
Period:
Post-WWII
Ref:
X005-5972
Museum:
Cosford
Location:
War Planes
On view:
Yes
The Harrier, informally referred to as the Jump Jet, is the famous family of British-designed military jet aircraft capable of...

Blackburn Buccaneer S1 (Nose section only)

Serial No:
XN962
Period:
Post-WWII
Ref:
1995/1002/A
Museum:
Cosford
Location:
National Cold War Exhibition
On view:
Yes
The sturdily built nuclear-capable Buccaneer originated as the Fleet Air Arms' principal latter-day low-level strike aircraft.First...

Blohm und Voss BV246 Hagelkorn (Hailstone) - Glide Bomb Missile

Serial No:
n/a
Period:
WWII
Ref:
85/O/168
Museum:
Cosford
Location:
Transport & Training
On view:
Yes
Radio controlled glide bomb with high aspect ratio wings.

Bristol Britannia 312

Serial No:
G-AOVF
Period:
Post-WWII
Ref:
84/A/740
Museum:
Cosford
Location:
External Display
On view:
Yes
Designed to a 1947 specification for a medium-range airliner for the British Overseas Airways Corporation, the Britannia prototype...

Bristol M1c

Serial No:
C4994
Period:
WWI
Ref:
1988/0209/A
Museum:
Cosford
Location:
War Planes
On view:
No
In the spring of 1916 casualties among Royal Flying Corps' aircrew began to mount as their aircraft were no match for the Fokker...

Bristol Sycamore HR14

Serial No:
XJ918
Period:
Post-WWII
Ref:
84/A/1168
Museum:
Cosford
Location:
Transport & Training
On view:
Yes
The Sycamore has the distinction of being the first British-designed helicopter to fly. During the 1950s Sycamore crews helped...

Bristol Type 188

Serial No:
XF926
Period:
Post-WWII
Ref:
83/A/1112
Museum:
Cosford
Location:
Research & Development
On view:
Yes
Built mainly of stainless steel, this aircraft was designed to investigate the effects of heat on aircraft structures at very...
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