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Season's Greetings from the Royal Air Force Museum

If you're dreading the impending reality of distant relatives descending for the holidays and are looking for ways to keep them affordably entertained,...
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4lbs Incendiary Bomb - one of 100 reasons to visit the RAF Museum

It doesn’t look very extraordinary, but this 4lb Incendiary bomb is one of the most devastating weapons the RAF has ever used.It is on display in one...
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Sara Waymont's Diary - one of 100 reasons to visit the RAF Museum

In 2014 RAF Reservist Sara Waymont spent 10 days in Afghanistan as an official war artist for the RAF. View her diary on display in 'The RAF in an...
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Webbing Paste - one of the 100 reasons to visit the RAF Museum

A little tin of Webbing Cleaning Paste was an integral part of everyday life for every new RAF recruit and one which, if not used properly, could see...
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Full Dress Uniform Helmet - one of 100 reasons to visit the RAF Museum

On his wedding day, in 1923, Prince Albert, the future King George VI and future father of the Queen, wore an RAF Full Dress Uniform including its helmet...
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Goolie Chit - one of 100 reasons to visit the RAF Museum

Who would have thought that such a little piece of paper has been saving the lives of RAF servicemen from 1920s until the present day? A Goolie Chit,...
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Fairey Long Range Monoplane - one of 100 reasons to visit the RAF Museum

In 1929, at a time of relative peace in Europe, countries competed against each other to make and break new aviation records. The Fairey Long Range Monoplane...
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Taranis I&P Touch Model - one of 100 reasons to visit the RAF Museum

View part of the RAF’s future, the fully capable unmanned combat aerial vehicle, the Taranis. In this video, we would like to introduce one of the exhibits...
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Robbie Stewart's POW Outfit - one of 100 reasons to visit the RAF Museum

RAF Flight Lieutenant Robbie Stewart was shot down while making a low-level night attack on Tallil Air Base during First Gulf War. He ejected from his...
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Peter Kosogorin's Uniform - one of 100 reasons to visit the RAF Museum

You can now see the flight suit worn by the BAE Systems’s Test Pilot Peter ‘Kos’ Kosogorin throughout his test-flights of the F-35 Lightning aircraft. It...
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Window Bundle - one of 100 reasons to visit the RAF Museum

This simple bundle of foil strips doesn’t look like much, but during the Second World War, this was a highly advanced technology used with deadly precision...
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Sqr Ldr Edward Smith at the RAF Museum London

Squadron Leader Edward Smith, DFC, visited the RAF Museum #London with his wife to view his silhouette which is located next to our McDonnell Douglas...
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Hendon Pageant at the RAF Museum London

On 15 September 2018, we held the Hendon Pageant at our London site on a warm, sunny day.The Pageant transported our London site back to the 1930s. In...
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The new Playground at the RAF Museums London

The #summer holidays may be over, but our #playground at our #London site is as popular as ever with #preschoolers thanks to the continuing warm weather. Our...
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Robbie Stewart's P.O.W. Outfit

RAF Flight Lieutenant Robbie Stewart was shot down while making a low-level night attack on Tallil Air Base during First Gulf War. He ejected from his...
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Shobha Earl

Shobha Earl

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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
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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
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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