The Royal Air Force has a long and distinguished history. Founded in April 1918 by Lord Trenchard who instigated the amalgamation of the Royal Flying Corps with the Royal Naval Air Service, it is this nation’s youngest military service but the oldest independent air force in the world. Set in scenic Shropshire, the Royal Air Force Museum’s Cosford site includes:
- Unique display of 3 nuclear bombers – Valiant, Vulcan, Victor
- War Plane Collection includes British, German, American, Japanese and Argentinian aircraft, all with an important place in the development of military aviation.
- Transport & Training Aircraft Collection, Aero Engine Collection, Missile Collection
- History of the Royal Air Force Gallery
Winner of Sandford Award 2007