Tag: RAF Museum

Handley-Page O/400 wings found in garage

The wings of a Handley-Page O/400 heavy bomber were recently recovered by the RAF Museum Cosford, who was alerted by email that the wings of a World War Two bomber were being used to support the roof of a garage that was scheduled for demolition. Personnel from the museum quickly realised that the wings were …

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RAF Museum Hendon receives a Sopwith Snipe

The RAF Museum in Hendon recently received a Sopwith Snipe built by the New-Zealand-based company The Vintage Aviator Ltd. The aircraft, which is painted in a postwar silver finish, incorporates many original parts. It is only intended for static display as it is not airworthy. Source: Aeroplane Monthly

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RAF Museum to receive RAF RE.8 and Albatros D.Va replicas

The RAF museum will receive two new additions to its World War I aircraft collection: airworthy replicas of a Royal Aircraft Factory RE.8 and an Albatros D.Va built in New Zealand will be arriving in the UK this summer. Source: Aeroplane Monthly

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