BREAKING NEWS! IWM Duxford, home of the British Airliner Collection, is reopening on Saturday 1 August. Our workshop team is making sure visitors can enjoy our Collection as safely as possible, including access to Concorde 101, small group talks in AirSpace and next to our aircraft outside on the runway. Many thanks to all who have given generously to support our work. As a charity, we rely on our visitors and air show revenues so donations...%>
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Variously known as the Avro 748, Hawker Siddeley 748, Hindustan 748, BAe 748 or just Hawkers she was always lovingly known to all as ‘the Budgie’. Designed as a DC-3 replacement, 381 of these versatile aeroplanes had been built in the UK and India when production finally stopped at the end of 1988. Designed back in the late 1950s by A V Roe at Woodford the Avro 748 was to compete for that holy grail of aircraft design, the DC-3 replacement. Its only serious...%>
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Concorde 101 is open from 1 August but remember to collect your FREE timed ticket from the Concorde desk...
100 years on the 15th June 1919 the Vickers Vimy of Alcock and Brown 'landed' in Ireland to complete...
Our new virtual tour of Concorde, both inside and out, is available now on the Apple Store or Google Play.
Explore this incredible, half-century old vision of the future in unprecedented detail. Look around in full 360° animation, or zoom in for information on flight deck instruments.
Just 99p puts you in the pilot's seat!
Duxford Aviation Society gratefully acknowledges the generous support given by the Association of Independent Museums.
RAF Duxford, now part of Imperial War Museums, has been part of the RAF story for over 100 years. We are proud to be an official partner for the Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show,... more >
RAF Duxford, now part of Imperial War Museums, has been part of the RAF story for 100 years. We are proud to be an official partner for the Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show, bringing to... more >
We take a lot of time choosing really great items for our selection of exclusive Collection merchandise. So you can be sure of style and fantastic quality. But we also know you want value for money, so we also set our prices to make our items affordable. That means our stuff actually sells, which is great news for our charity.
So take a look round our shop, treat yourself to something you fancy and everybody wins.