Museum of Berkshire Aviation

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Museum of Berkshire Aviation.

The Museum of Berkshire Aviation is a small aviation museum in Woodley, a suburb of the town of Reading in the English county of Berkshire. The museum is on the edge of the site of the former Woodley Aerodrome, and many of its exhibits relate to Phillips & Powis and Miles Aircraft companies that were based there from 1932 until 1947. Other aircraft exhibited were built by Handley Page (Reading) Ltd and by Fairey Aviation at White Waltham near Maidenhead.

Despite being a small museum, several of the exhibits are unique survivors, these include a Miles Martinet, World War 2 target tug, the only Miles Student two seat side-by-side jet trainer ever built and a Fairey Jet Gyrodyne — a composite helicopter and autogyro, or gyrodyne.

Other exhibits include:

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Coordinates: 51°26′59″N 0°53′00″W / 51.44976°N 0.88325°W / 51.44976; -0.88325