Tag: Imperial War Museum Duxford

Sea Fury down in Duxford, crew escapes with minor injuries

The Hawker Sea Fury T.20S WG655 G-INVN in 2019 (Photo Alan Wilson (CC BY-SA 2.0))

The Norwegian Spitfire Foundation’s Hawker Sea Fury T.20 G-INVN was involved in an accident today near Duxford in the UK. Fortunately, the pilot and his passenger only suffered minor injuries. The aircraft was seriously damaged, as can be seen on the accident photos. The causes of the accident are not yet known. The Imperial War …

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American Air Museum at Duxford closes for a year

Duxford, UK — The American Air Museum at Duxford has closed for a year to undergo a major redevelopment. The section of The Imperial War Museum (IWM) will be closed until spring 2016 while exhibitions and displays within the building are refurbished. As part of the work, the glazed wall will be removed from the …

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Conservation work on B-17 “Mary Alice” begins at IWM

The B-17 “Mary Alice” of the Imperial War Museum Duxford has been disassembled in order to transfer it to another building where it will undergo a 16-month conservation and restoration period. Source (with pictures of the transfer)

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