Synonymous with the Cold War and Britain’s nuclear deterrent of the 1960’s.
The impressive size of Avro’s delta winged bomber is testament to the ingenuity and skills of the post war British aircraft industry.
One of 30 built for the Danish Air Force as a daytime interceptor, light bomber & trainer.
First flew in 1956, delivered in 1958 to Esk.
724 based at Karup, Jutland.
English Electric Canberra
In 1944 there was a call for designs for a fast, high-altitude, jet-powered medium bomber to replace the Mosquito.
In the same year, English Electric took up the challenge and conceived the aircraft that was to become the world famous Canberra.
Sikorsky S.55 Helicopter
This helicopter is the sole survivor of the original Sikorsky built Whirlwinds and is the only example to be preserved in a UK museum.
It served with the Royal Navy’s Fleet Air Arm.