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Newark Air Museum announces Open Cockpits Day – Sunday, April 1

Photo: Buccaneer cockpit at Newark during 2016's Cockpit Fest. COURTESY HOWARD HEELEY


On Sunday 1st April 2018 the Newark Air Museum is organising an event to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the formation of the RAF.
In addition to giving visitors the opportunity to view the cockpits and interiors of many of the museum’s collection of RAF aircraft and cockpits; the event will also feature a host of visiting displays. The event will be open to the public from 10am until 5pm (last admission at 4pm.
The cockpits may not be open at all times during the day and access will depend on the availability of the museum’s team of volunteer cockpit openers. A small additional donation will be requested for access into the aircraft and cockpits.

As of 15.03.18 the supporting / visiting cockpit displays include:


Canberra PR7 test cockpit

Phantom cockpit XV490 – with David Gledhill

Wingless Wonders cockpit display – Buccaneer XZ431; P1127 XV280 & 2 LWB Land Rovers

HS125 cockpit G-AVAI

Normal museum admission rates will apply:

Adults £9.00; Over 65s £8.00; Children £4.50; and Family ticket [2 adults & 3 children] £24.00.

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