After Hours Talks: Falklands 40 

Join us after the Museum closes for an evening with our curatorial team discovering the RAF stories of the Falklands Conflict. Dr Peter Johnston, our leading historian on the conflict, will be holding a talk under our Vulcan. There will the chance to see items from our archives that relate to the conflict including a logbook from the Blackbuck mission. Hangars 3, 4, 5 and 6 will be open to explore and our knowledgeable team ready to take you over the barriers for that extra special experience.  

There is also the opportunity to book access to our Vulcan, this is an additional ticket and we have limited slots available.   

This event is free to members, but non-members can book at ticket by clicking below. Tickets are £10.00. Access to our Vulcan is £30.00, but please read our terms and conditions before booking.  

More information about the event can be found by clicking the book now button. There will be a live stream of the talk which can be viewed for free, this will be published on the 16 May. 

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Bravo November

Our Curator of Aircraft, Tom Hopkins, takes you on a journey to discover the story of the newest addition to the RAF Museum Midlands and her remarkable survival and service during the Falklands Conflict. This is a short film and can be viewed at any time by clicking below.

Falklands Tour  

Join us for a special series of our experience tours taking place on Saturdays throughout July, August and September. Discover the role the Royal Air Force played in the Falklands War and beyond. From Operation Black Buck to the creation of RAF Mount Pleasant, find out how the RAF supported operations to retake the islands in 1982 and how the legacy of the conflict shaped the RAF. Get up close to objects and aircraft associated with the conflict, including the Avro Vulcan B2, Handley Page Victor and the Falklands Chapel. 

Tickets start at £10.00 per person and can be booked by clicking below.  

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RAF Museum Lecture Series 

The RAF Museum’s 2022 research programme includes Lunchtime Lectures at the RAF Museum, Cosford; Air Power Lectures, co-organised with the Centre for War and Diplomacy at Lancaster University; Air Power Seminars, co-organised with the University of Wolverhampton; and the Trenchard Lecture series, hosted at the Royal Aeronautical Society. You can attend these lectures in person or join us online as we live-stream from the venue. 

To mark 40 years since the Falklands Conflict there will be two lectures in the research programme focussing on the Falklands. Please click below to view the recordings via our Crowdcast channel.  

Argentine Air Force Mirage 5 IAI “Dagger” in the South Atlantic Conflict, 1982 

An Air War Misunderstood? Air Power and the Falklands War 1982 


RAF Stories 

Our team have been collecting the stories of those who were there during the conflict, to hear their stories just click the image below. If you have a story to share then please get in touch with our team.  

RAF Stories