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Hunter T7 goes on loan to Newark Air Museum

In early May 2014 news emerged in the aviation world about the possible scrapping of Hawker Hunter T7, XL618, which was displayed at Caernarfon airfield in North Wales. Heather Graham of Lakes Lightnings made strenuous efforts to ensure that the airframe was not scrapped and then set about finding a suitable location to display the […]

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Mud-Movers Migrate at Newark Air Museum

Two of the Cold War era ground-attack aircraft displayed at Newark Air Museum, have migrated into new display locations on the museum’s Southfield Site in eastern Nottinghamshire. These aircraft, a former Soviet MiG-27 and British Jaguar T2A are representative airframes from both sides of the ‘Iron Curtain’. The MiG-27 has been repositioned next to the […]

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Newark Air Museum Appeal – Tribute to the V-Force 2014

Later this year the Newark Air Museum is hosting its fourth (4th) Tribute to the V-Force event, which is taking place on Saturday 17 & Sunday 18 May, 2014. These two days form part of the V-Force Reunion Weekend, of which the official reunion gathering itself is planned for Saturday 17th May. During this day […]

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Newark Air Musuem: Night Shoot Thank You

On behalf of the museum trustees we would like to send out very big thank you to all the photographers who participated in the Day / Night Photo Shoot yesterday and we hope that you all had an enjoyable day. We would also like to send a special thank you to Mick Coombes and his […]

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Victor Cockpit Moves to Newark Air Museum

On Saturday 5th October 2013, the Newark Air Museum took delivery of its latest exhibit, in the shape of a Handley Page Victor cockpit. This particular Victor cockpit is believed to have been built as an airframe; however before being allocated a serial number it was converted by Redifon into a Victor simulator / procedures […]