Collections

Welcome to the collections which underpin the RAF Museum. The whole collection comprises several hundred thousand objects ranging in size from aircraft to lapel badges, and spanning more than a century of aviation history.

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Airspeed Oxford 1

Serial No:
MP425
Period:
WWII
Ref:
69/A/909
Museum:
London
Location:
Bomber Hall
On view:
Yes
The Airspeed Oxford was a military development of the same company's Envoy airliner. The prototype first flew on 19 June 1937...

Albatros D.Va Replica

Serial No:
'D.7343/17'
Period:
WWI
Ref:
X006-0351
Museum:
London
Location:
Grahame-White Factory
On view:
No
Single-seat day fighter

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 504K

Serial No:
E449
Period:
WWI
Ref:
74/A/26
Museum:
London
Location:
Grahame-White Factory
On view:
No
The Avro 504k is one of the greatest training aircraft ever built. It was used to equip training units first in the Royal Flying...

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 1

Serial No:
W2068
Period:
WWII
Ref:
1996/0066/A
Museum:
London
Location:
Bomber Hall
On view:
Yes
The Avro Anson was slow, cold and noisy and is the most famous British aircrew trainer of all time. Used in huge numbers, 'Faithful...

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 Lancaster 1

Serial No:
R5868
Period:
WWII
Ref:
74/A/12
Museum:
London
Location:
Bomber Hall
On view:
Yes
For the last three years of World War Two the Avro Lancaster was the major heavy bomber used by Bomber Command to take the war...

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 Rota

Serial No:
K4232
Period:
Pre-WWII
Ref:
79/A/1785
Museum:
London
Location:
Historic Hangars
On view:
Yes
By 1934, the autogyro form of aircraft, developed by Señor Juan de la Cierva, a Spaniard, was sufficiently advanced for the Royal...

Avro Vulcan B2

Serial No:
XL318
Period:
Post-WWII
Ref:
82/A/393
Museum:
London
Location:
Bomber Hall
On view:
Yes
The Vulcan was the second of the Royal Air Force's 'V bombers' and like the Valiant and Victor provided part of Great Britain's...

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...
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