Tangmere Military Aviation Museum

Summary

Tangmere Military Aviation Museum
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Tangmere Military Aviation Museum is located in West Sussex
Tangmere Military Aviation Museum
Location within West Sussex
Established1982
LocationTangmere, West Sussex
TypeAviation museum
Websitehttp://www.tangmere-museum.org.uk/

The Tangmere Military Aviation Museum is a museum located on the former site of RAF Tangmere, West Sussex. The museum was opened in June 1982.[1] Many aerospace exhibits covering the First World War to the Cold War are on display including fixed-wing aircraft, helicopters and aircraft engines.

Aircraft on display

The museum aircraft are housed in two hangars with a small number on display externally. Several exhibits are on loan from the Royal Air Force Museum including the Hawker Hunter used by Neville Duke to break the airspeed record in 1953.[2][3]

Piston engine aircraft

Jet aircraft

Aircraft cockpits

Helicopters

Simulators

Aircraft engines

Piston engines

Gas turbine engines

See also

References

Notes
  1. ^ "About Tangmere". Tangmere Military Aviation Museum. Retrieved 25 September 2020.
  2. ^ Ellis 2004, pp. 215-216.
  3. ^ "Merston Hall". Tangmere Military Aviation Museum. Retrieved 28 July 2020.
  4. ^ "Hawker Hurricane Mk 1". Tangmere Military Aviation Museum. Retrieved 28 July 2020.
  5. ^ "Prototype Spitfire". Tangmere Military Aviation Museum. Retrieved 28 July 2020.
  6. ^ "Westland Lysander Mk III (SD)". Tangmere Military Aviation Museum. Retrieved 28 July 2020.
  7. ^ "De Havilland Sea Vixen FAW2". Tangmere Military Aviation Museum. Retrieved 28 July 2020.
  8. ^ "De Havilland Vampire T11". Tangmere Military Aviation Museum. Retrieved 28 July 2020.
  9. ^ "English Electric Lightning F53". Tangmere Military Aviation Museum. Retrieved 28 July 2020.
  10. ^ "Gloster Meteor F4". Tangmere Military Aviation Museum. Retrieved 28 July 2020.
  11. ^ "Gloster Meteor F8". Tangmere Military Aviation Museum. Retrieved 28 July 2020.
  12. ^ "Hawker Hunter Mk3". Tangmere Military Aviation Museum. Retrieved 28 July 2020.
  13. ^ "Hawker Hunter Mk 5". Tangmere Military Aviation Museum. Retrieved 28 July 2020.
  14. ^ "Hawker-Siddeley Harrier GR3". Tangmere Military Aviation Museum. Retrieved 28 July 2020.
  15. ^ "McDonnell Douglas Phantom". Tangmere Military Aviation Museum. Retrieved 28 July 2020.
  16. ^ "Supermarine Swift FR5 | WK281". Tangmere Military Aviation Museum. Retrieved 28 July 2020.
  17. ^ "De Havilland Chipmunk Cockpit". Tangmere Military Aviation Museum. Retrieved 28 July 2020.
  18. ^ "Canberra B2 Cockpit". Tangmere Military Aviation Museum. Retrieved 28 July 2020.
  19. ^ "Hawker Hunter F4 Cockpit". Tangmere Military Aviation Museum. Retrieved 28 July 2020.
  20. ^ "Percival Provost Cockpit". Tangmere Military Aviation Museum. Retrieved 28 July 2020.
  21. ^ "SE5a Cockpit Replica". Tangmere Military Aviation Museum. Retrieved 28 July 2020.
  22. ^ "Museum's Spitfire Replica Cockpit". Tangmere Military Aviation Museum. December 2014. Retrieved 25 September 2020.
  23. ^ "Westland Wessex Helicopter". Tangmere Military Aviation Museum. Retrieved 28 July 2020.
  24. ^ "Combat Simulator". Tangmere Military Aviation Museum. Retrieved 23 September 2020.
  25. ^ "Lightning Simulator". Tangmere Military Aviation Museum. Retrieved 23 September 2020.
  26. ^ "Red Flight Simulators". Tangmere Military Aviation Museum. Retrieved 23 September 2020.
Bibliography
  • Ellis, Ken. Wrecks and Relics - 19th Edition, Midland Publishing, Hinckley, Leicestershire. 2004. ISBN 1 85780 183 0

External links

  • Tangmere Military Aviation Museum

Coordinates: 50°50′48″N 0°42′53″W / 50.8467°N 0.7147°W / 50.8467; -0.7147