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Research Enquiries

London's Reading Room

Please note that the enquiry service suspension has been extended until April 2019. This is to enable the Museum to complete its refresh of the service provided to its users. 

Members of the public are invited to re-submit their enquiry from 1st April 2019 when our enquiry service will be resumed. Thank you for your patience.

You are welcome to make an appointment to carry out your own research in the Museum’s Reading Room at our London site. Details of opening times can be found here

Alternatively, you may find it helpful to consult the Museum's Research Leaflets

Contact other research institutions who may be able to assist you with your enquiry such as 

National Archives

 or 

the Imperial War Museum

Apply for 

service records here

If you would like to donate an artefact please 

complete the form here

We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Leaflets

Detailed advice is available by downloading the following information documents:

Share your RAF Stories

Collecting stories throughout the world

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Shobha Earl

Shobha Earl

RAF Stories
Share your RAF Stories
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
3 Pilots 1 War
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
Historic Hendon Graphic Novel
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