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

Military Aviation in 1908

16 October
Samuel Franklin Cody makes the first officially recognised aeroplane flight
in the United Kingdom. Cody, an American born entrepreneur, pilots his
own design, British Army Aeroplane No.1 for a flight of 424 metres (1,390
feet) at Farnborough.