London's Hangar 6 will be closed 21 September while we update this exhibition.

The Falklands Chapel

In 1983, shortly after the Falklands Conflict, a suggestion was made to re-work a shipping container into a chapel for the island’s airfield at RAF Stanley. It …

Lockheed Hercules WC-130E

Originally designed for USAF service, the Hercules medium range tactical transport first flew in 1954, and continues to provide reliable service worldwide.  An adaptable airframe, also used …

General Atomics MQ-1B Predator

The official US Air Force website  describes the Predator as ‘ an armed, multi-mission, medium-altitude, long-endurance remotely piloted aircraft that is employed primarily as an intelligence-collection asset …

Westland Sea King HAR3

For long a familiar and reassuring sight to holidaymakers in coastal and mountain areas, and originally designed for anti-submarine warfare, the Westland Sea King was adapted for …

Opel Senator 2.8i

The Senators operated by British Commanders-in-Chief Mission to the Soviet Forces in Germany (BRIXMIS) were intended to look normal but had in fact been heavily modified to …