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Podcasts

The Royal Air Force Museum Podcast Series presents a monthly podcast on a variety of subjects, examining in detail elements of the history of the Royal Air Force and our sites at London, Cosford and Stafford.

Cold War Lectures: English Electric Lightning: Evolution of the Concept of the All-Weather Fighter

Ewan Burnet discusses the English Electric Lightning and the Evolution of the Concept of the All-Weather Fighter
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Translating Strategy into Military Capability

Dr Harry Raffal and Air Commodore (ret'd) Andrew Curtis discuss how British strategy can be translated into military capability
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Dawn of the Drones

Harry Raffal and Steve Mills discuss the early development of remote piloted unmanned aerial vehicles
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Cold War Lectures: Allied Discourse in post-Cold War Polish Air Power Doctrine

Dr Maria Burczynska discusses Allied discourse in post-Cold War Polish air power doctrine
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Legacy of the First World War: Air Power and Allenby's Army, 1917-18

James Halsted explores how the Egyptian Expeditionary Force adopted Western Front command structures and techniques to develop a combined arms system by examining the battles of Third Gaza and Megiddo.
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Market Garden: Arnhem and Air Power

Seb Ritchie and Harry Raffal discuss Operation Market Garden and the air forces at Arnhem
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Cold War Lectures: The Politics of Air Power during the Nigerian Civil War

Beyond Airlift and MiniCOINS - The Politics of Air Power during the Nigerian Civil War
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Legacy of the First World War: Promoting the RAF through War Art, The Carline Brothers

Dr Jonathan Black discusses the example of the Carline Brothers in the promotion of the RAF through War Art, 1918-1920
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Trenchard Lectures in Air Power: Air-Land integration during the Arab Revolt in Palestine, 1936–39

Group captain John Alexander of the RAF Air Historical Branch discusses Air-Land integration during the Arab Revolt in Palestine, 1936–39
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Trenchard Lectures in Air Power: Mass Production Methods, the Aircraft Engine and the Second World War

Edward Young, currently undertaking a PhD at Kings College London in collaboration the RAF Museum, discusses mass production methods of aircraft engines in the Second World War
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The Third Afghan War - Part 2

This podcast, recorded with Paul Macro, continues to explore the operations of the RAF, and the limitations they faced, during the war.
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The Third Afghan War - Part 3

This podcast, recorded with Paul Macro, continues to explore the operations of the RAF, and the limitations they faced, during the war.
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The Third Afghan War - Part 4

This podcast, recorded with Paul Macro, continues to explore the operations of the RAF, and the limitations they faced, during the war.
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The Third Afghan War - Part 1

In 1919, Amir Amanullah Khan, having only recently become Afghan Amir and sensing an opportunity to affirm his authority and exploit British weakness after the First World War, fomented a revolt in the North-West provinces of British controlled India
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Trenchard Lectures in Air Power: Command Leadership in the Royal Air Force

Squadron Leader Lee Ashcroft delivers a lecture on Command Leadership in the RAF: an exploration of changing leadership challenges in returning to contingent operations.
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3 Pilots 1 War

Discover the amazing story of three First World War Pilots

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 Bernard Rice

Bernard Rice

First World War Pilot
3 Pilots 1 War
Share your RAF Stories

Collecting stories throughout the world

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Shobha Earl

Shobha Earl

RAF Stories
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Historic Hendon Graphic Novel

Bringing the amazing stories of the RAF Museum's historic London site to life

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Ray Holmes

Ray Holmes

Unassuming Hero
Historic Hendon Graphic Novel
First World War Casualty Cards

You can now read online 300,000+ casualty cards belonging to RFC and RAF personnel

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Major James Thomas Byford McCudden

Major James Thomas Byford McCudden

First World War Ace
First World War Casualty Cards