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100 Cockpits and Cabs - 15 September

15 September 2018

Cockpit Close up view Cosford

Date: 15 September 2018
Time: 1.00pm – 4.00pm and 6.00pm – 9.00pm
Cost: £13.50 per person, £10.00 for Museum Members (booking fee applies)

The third of our four events, offering visitors the exciting chance to get a closer look inside 100 cockpits and vehicles from our collection.

New for 2018; expanding from our usual Open Cockpits evening events 300 lucky ticket holders will have the opportunity to view a wide range of aircraft and vehicles which aren’t usually opened to the public.  The event will allow you to get a feel for what it was like to fly or drive these much-loved machines.

We will be running four events this year; with each event focusing on a different hangar and theme.  We will also be offering visitors the chance to attend the event either in the day or evening during the September event.  A separate ticket for the two events can be purchased, or why not take your time and book both events! 

The list of aircraft and cabs available for close viewing and the location of these are below, this list may be subject to change:

         Hangar 1 
  • Landrover Series 1
  • Westland Wessex HC2
  • de Havilland Devon
  • Hawker Siddeley Andover E3A
  • Scottish Aviation Bulldog T Mk 1 (close view only)

        National Cold War Exhibition

  • Saladin tank (close view only)
  • BMP Tank
  • Trabant vehicle
  • Tracked Rapier
  • Short Brothers Belfast
  • Scottish Aviation Twin Pioneer CCII
  • Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG 21PF (close view only)
  • Vickers Valiant B1 

On Friday 7 December 2018 we will be holding another 100 Cockpits and Cabs event.

Admission is by advance ticket only; tickets cost £13.50 per person, with members tickets £10.00 per ticket (please note membership cards will need to be shown on entry to the event).   

We have produced a special 100 Log Book which can be purchased in advance of the event, allowing you to keep a record during the event!

Log Book

Purchase Tickets Here

The daytime event will commence and 1.00pm and finish at 4.00pm and the evening will commence at 6.00pm and finish at 9.00pm.  Tickets limited to 300 people – providing enthusiasts with three hours to get up close to the Museum’s historic and wondrous aircraft in an exclusive evening event.

Please note, ticket holders for the daytime event will not be able to access the evening event without purchasing an additional ticket.

Parking charges are included in the ticket price. Minimum height restrictions of 1.07 metres will apply.

RAF100 Appeal LogoAttending the exclusive Open Cockpits and Cabs events is an opportunity to raise vital funds for the RAF100 Appeal, which is a joint venture between the Royal Air Force and the four major RAF charities – the Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund, the Royal Air Forces Association, the Royal Air Force Charitable Trust and the Royal Air Force Museum. The aim of the Appeal is to raise money for the RAF family and to create a lasting legacy as we celebrate 100 years of the Royal Air Force.

For details of the London events please click here.



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