Tangmere Military Aviation Museum

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Tangmere Military Aviation Museum
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Established 1982
Location Tangmere, West Sussex
Type Aviation museum
Website http://www.tangmere-museum.org.uk/

The Tangmere Military Aviation Museum is a museum located on the former site of RAF Tangmere, West Sussex. The museum was opened in June 1982.[1] Many aerospace exhibits covering the First World War to the Cold War are on display including fixed-wing aircraft, helicopters and aircraft engines.

Aircraft on display[edit]

The museum aircraft are housed in two hangars with a small number on display externally. Several exhibits are on loan from the Royal Air Force Museum including the Hawker Hunter used by Neville Duke to break the airspeed record in 1953.[2][3]

Piston engine aircraft[edit]

Jet aircraft[edit]

Aircraft cockpits[edit]



Aircraft engines[edit]

Piston engines[edit]

Gas turbine engines[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ www.tangmere-museum.org.uk - Museum history Retrieved: 13 August 2012
  2. ^ Ellis 2004, pp. 215-216.
  3. ^ www.tangmere-museum.org.uk - Merston hall Retrieved: 13 August 2012
  • Ellis, Ken. Wrecks and Relics - 19th Edition, Midland Publishing, Hinckley, Leicestershire. 2004. ISBN 1 85780 183 0

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Coordinates: 50°50′48″N 0°42′53″W / 50.8467°N 0.7147°W / 50.8467; -0.7147