With just a handful of weeks left in RAF service, XH672 of 55 Sqn sits in formation aft and below us. This aircraft is now on display in RAF Museum Cosford's Cold War Hangar where she proudly displays her Gulf War 1 nose-art 'Maid Marian'. - Photo taken at In Flight in England, United Kingdom in September, 1993.
The Thorn in the Side by Robin Smith - This project was a commission by David Bownes who is one of the chaps who worked on restoring this beautiful aircraft to it's present state (now on show at the aviation museum at Cosford). It sports the distinctive bulge under the fuselage that allowed the aircraft to carry the 4,000lb 'Cookie' blast bomb.
Major Museum Effort! A German World War II bomber salvaged from the English Channel has arrived at an RAF museum where it will undergo the first stage of conservation. The badly-damaged Dornier Do-17 aircraft was transported from Ramsgate to RAF Cosford in Shropshire. It was lifted from the seabed more than 70 years after it was shot down during the Battle of Britain.
15 July staff at Royal Air Force Museum Cosford received 3 iconic WWI aircraft,which will form centre of new First World War Exhibition.Bristol M1c,Sopwith 1 ½ Strutter & Sopwith Pup due to go on display in Museum’s War Planes Hangar December 2014.Sopwith Pup original aircraft active during First World War.Pup,thought of as perfect flying machine,used extensively by Royal Naval Air Service & Royal Flying Corps at home & abroad.Bristol M1c & Sopwith 1 ½ Strutter full scale reproductions.