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27. Yorkshire Air Museum



The Yorkshire Air Museum is a really interesting museum sited on a World War Two Bomber Command Station RAF Elvington.

The 'exhibits' in the Yorkshire Air Museum include the original Control Tower, Air Gunners' Collection, Barnes Wallis' prototype 'bouncing bomb' and new exhibition telling the story of RAF Bomber Command.

At the Yorkshire Air Museum the collection of historic aircraft depicts aviation from its earliest days in the 'Great War' (1914-1918), to World War Two (1939-1945) with the awesome and unique Halifax Bomber rebuild through to modern post war jets of the 'Cold War' period.

Yorkshire Air Museum The cramped cockpit of a Dakota - great flying I believe!



Yorkshire Air Museum 'Parked'! Gloster Javelin fighter XH767 - the Gloster Javelin was the world's first twin-engined delta-wing fighter. Designed as a two-seat all-weather interceptor and has a maximum speed of 702 mph.


G-YURO Europa Aviation Europa 001 in the Yorkshire Air Museum


Yorkshire Air Museum The hanger had been partly cleared to make way for a WWII 70th anniversary service on Sunday September 6th 2009.


The rebuild Handley Page Halifax II(III) 'LV907' heavy bomber 1944-1948 (282 mph) in the Yorkshire Air Museum



Friday the 13th !


Yorkshire Air Museum CWU 874, a car from the 1940's ?


RA 854 Slingsby Cadet TX.1 in the Yorkshire Air Museum


'42' De Havilland Vampire D.H.115 T11 jet trainer 1955-1960 (522 mph) on display in the Yorkshire Air Museum


Hunting Percival Jet Provost T.4 XP640 initial jet trainer (410 mph) at the Yorkshire Air Museum



Gloster Meteor F.8 WL168 'WK864' interceptor fighter 1954-1961 (592 mph) displayed at the Yorkshire Air Museum


Yorkshire Air Museum De Havilland Mosquito NF.2 HJ711 Night Fighter (1942-1950)


The Mosquito's Rolls-Royce Merlin 21 or 23 engine Yorkshire Air Museum


Yorkshire Air Museum Replica of a Messerschmitt Bf. 109 G-6 ('Me 109') German single seater fighter 1937-1945


Auster AOP 6 from the 1940's when they were used as an airborne observation post (fitted Gipsy Moth 7 engine) at the Yorkshire Air Museum


Yorkshire Air Museum G-AFFI, Mignet HM 14. Pou du Ciel 'Flying Flea' home built light aircraft 1934-1937, banned from flying after 1937 due to appalling safety record - safety design fault caused high number of fatalities.



Replica of a B.E.2b RAF designed and built from 1916 onwards (max. 73 mph) Yorkshire Air Museum.


Replica of an Avro 504K 1913-1933 (max 95 mph) Yorkshire Air Museum


Helicopter Saro Skeeter Mark XII British Army 2 seat reconnaissance and artillery 1957-1967, Yorkshire Air Museum


KC427 Douglas Dakota IV C-47B-25-DK KN353 G-AMYJ transport aircraft 1945-1995, Yorkshire Air Museum






Cockpit and flight controls of the Dakota DC4?


Fairey Aviation Ltd Gannet AEW3 XL 502 on display in the Yorkshire Air Museum


English Electric Canberra T.4 WH846 dual control trainer 1954-1977 (620 mph) Yorkshire Air Museum


On the left Hawker Siddeley (Blackburn) Buccaneer S.2 XN974 low-level strike and reconnaissance 1964-1991 (690 mph), all at the Yorkshire Air Museum


Left: Dassault Mirage IIIE 538 tactical fighter bomber

Right: BAC (English Electric) Lightning F 6 XS903 (1500 mph)

two more aircraft in the Yorkshire Air Museum


FGA.78 Hawker Hunter single seater ground attack fighter, Yorkshire Air Museum



Hawker Hunter T.7 XL572 'XL571', Yorkshire Air Museum


Yorkshire Air Museum Handley Page Victor K2 XL231 'Lusty Lindy' !!!!


Yorkshire Air Museum '417' Lockheed/Canadair Silver Star CL-30 (CT-133) 21417 armed trainer 1952-1974


Hawker Siddeley Harrier G.R.3 ground attack and reconnaissance aircraft in the Yorkshire Air Museum


Yorkshire Air Museum G-AVPN Handley Page Herald 213 HPR-7  short range transport aircraft - used by the 'Channel Express' company, presumably operating on flights from the UK to European destinations such as France, Germany, Holland etc.


R6690 Replica Spitfire Mk1a 'Battle of Britain' fighter plane displayed at the Yorkshire Air Museum


Yorkshire Air Museum An example of the Hawker Hurricane Mk 1 'Battle of Britain' fighter plane



Yorkshire Air Museum As the piper played before the assembled RAF cadets and officers ...

... a Spitfire and a Hurricane WWII 'Battle of Britain' fighters flew over ...

... as part of the 70th anniversary of the outbreak of World War II in 1939

an AMAZING and MOVING day at the Yorkshire Air Museum


The car park of the Yorkshire Air Museum is guarded by a Vickers Chieften prototype main battle tank! and is the most powerful main battle tank of its type ever constructed.


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Registered originally as the Queensland and Northern Territory Aerial Services Limited (QANTAS), Today, Qantas is widely regarded as the world's leading long distance airline and one of the strongest brands in Australia. to/from Yorkshire Air Museum by Air Europa Líneas Aéreas, S.A. is the first private airline of Spain. Currently AIR EUROPA flights from Spain to more than 140 destinations around the world to/from Yorkshire Air Museum by Air Iceland With AirIceland you can book a flight online (online bookings secure) and view timetables. You can get information on all destinations and find out about various activities for your vacation and holidays in Iceland. You can also join a netclub for cheaper flights and special prizes. to/from Yorkshire Air Museum by Swiss International Air Lines offers 72 destinations world wide, one of the youngest fleets and excellent service. Find here airline tickets, business class airfares, first class airfares, last minute flights, easy online flight booking and company news. to/from Yorkshire Air Museum by British NorthWest Airlines is the airline serving the busy Blackpool - Isle of Man and Belfast routes in the North West. Frequent, reliable services allow the business traveller, commuter, and tourist to take advantage of low BNWA prices and professional, caring services. 21. Air Atlanta Icelandic is the largest ACMI service provider in the world offering tailor-made solutions to other carriers, both in the passenger and cargo industry. Website details, services, fleet information and the routes they fly. to/from Yorkshire Air Museum by Air Baltic a Latvian airline flying out of Dublin and London airports, Baltic Airlines is a low cost, no frills airlines selling cheap flights to Riga, Vilnius, Tallinn, Minsk, Moscow, St Petersburg, Kaliningrad, Kiev, Odessa, Simferopol, Dnepropetrovsk, Baku, Tbilisi and Tel Aviv. You can check availability and buy cheap air tickets online.



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