Up Air Space American Air Museum Hanger 2 Hanger 3 Hanger 4 Hanger 5 Lancaster Ops Room Spitfire


RAF Duxford is part of the Imperial War Museum based at a former WWII [Battle of Britain] fighter station and then a USAAF Bomber Station. [Short History]. It was used in the 1969 film "Battle of Britain".

John & Judy visited there on June 1, 2006 for an evening tour with the IET Cambridge branch (including a buffet supper). John returmd in March 2008 to see more.

Spitfire like the one flown by Douglas Bader ["Reach for the Sky"]  
The Operations Room as it would have been during the Battle of Britain
The V2 "Doodlebug" was an attempt by Hitler to scare the people of London.
The Lysander used to move people in and out of France
A major attraction is the American Air Museum which houses a range of US aircraft

Access to Virtual Views

To the left is a B24 Liberator Bomber built at a rate of "a bomber an hour" by Ford at Willow Run, Michigan based on plans laid down by Ford VP of Production, Charles Sorensen

Lockheed U2 Spy Plane Lockheed SR-71A Blackbird "Stealth" Plane
The Comet was the world's first passenger jet aircraft.......... ...and Concorde the first Supersonic

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