Plotting Block Friendly Forces

Don’t loose the plot, get adopting! Plotting blocks were used to track the movements of incoming formations of enemy aircraft in the Operation Room. Don’t miss out …

Dowding Uniform Jacket

Air Chief Marshal Sir Hugh Dowding was Air Officer Commander-in-Chief of Fighter Command during the Battle of Britain. His jacket still bears his medal ribbons, pilot’s brevet …

Spitfire Windscreen

Don’t miss out on the chance to adopt this fascinating object. This armoured windscreen from a Spitfire Mk 1 was damaged by machine gun fire during the …

Sector Room Clock

These iconic clocks were used in Operation Rooms during the Battle of Britain to help track incoming formations of enemy aircraft. Sure to be a popular object, …

Badge of 307 Squadron

The perfect adoption for the eagle eyed. 307 Squadron was one of several Polish squadrons in the RAF during the Second World War. Their badge depicts not …

Head and Breast Set

Going handsfree during the Battle of Britain required using this Head and Breast set. Used by telephonists, Operations Room Plotters and members of the Observer Corps

Möhne Dam Fragment

This fragment is believed to come from the Möhne Dam, which was attacked by eight No. 617 Squadron aircraft and finally breached, after being hit by four …

Uniform of Avis Hearn

The RAF Museum’s archives are full of extraordinary stories about extraordinary men and women and Avis Hearn was no exception. Refusing to leave her post at an …

Hawker Hurricane IIC

While it is sometimes seen as the less glamorous partner to its famous contemporary the Supermarine Spitfire, to many people the Hawker Hurricane is the unsung hero …