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24 February 2018
To celebrate the 100 years since the formation of the RAF, London and Cosford will be offering visitors the rare and exciting chance to get a closer look inside 100 cockpits and vehicles from our collection during our Open Cockpit and Cab events which take place during four events at each site.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. The cockpits and cabs available to view on Saturday 24 February are:
We have produced a special Log Book which can be purchased in advance of the event, allowing you to keep a record during the event!Want to tick off all 100 cockpits, why not book all eight events across our two sites, for a special centenary price of £100 – saving £62.50! This ticket is only available to purchase until the 9 February.
‘The Mighty Phantom: Personal Recollections of the F-4 during the Cold War' Saturday 24 February 4.30pmFree for 100 Open Cockpit and Cabs ticket holdersTicket holders will have the chance to attend a fascinating talk by Dr Peter Gray of Birmingham University. He will share his memories of his tours on the Phantom F-4 in the UK, Germany and the Falklands in 1982. He will cover some of the early history, weapons developments, operations (including Quick Reaction Alert and Battleflight) and training, as well as share some of his personal photos. The Phantom F-4 is one of the cockpits open at the event. The day time event will commence at 1.00pm and finish at 4.00pm; the evening will commence at 6.00pm and finish at 9.00pm. There will be a talk at 4.30pm in the lecture theatre that all ticket holders will be able to attend.Travelling to the event:The nearest tube to the Museum is Colindale, which is only a 10 minute walk away. If you are driving, please note that parking charges are included in the ticket price. If you are attending the afternoon event (1.00pm – 4.00pm), please make sure you pick up a parking pass from reception upon arrival. Additional dates for the 2018 100 Cockpits and Cabs events are:
Please read our terms and conditions before purchasing tickets. Minimum height restrictions of 1.07 metres will apply for the event. Attending 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 Cosford events please click here.
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