ROYAL NAVAL AIR STATION & THE FLEET AIR ARM MUSEUM
Saturday 04th February 2023
The museum comprises of four large halls. Each hall has ground floor and upper levels telling the stories of naval aviation from the first manned kites towed behind naval vessels, to helium filled airships, seaplanes, bi-planes and the carrier borne aircraft of WW2 and modern Sea Harriers and helicopters.
Hall 1 dramatically presents the development of naval aviation from early bi-planes to today’s formidable air power from the sea. Saved! 100 years of Search and Rescue – Jutland 1916 Fighting back against the Zeppelins; The Navy’s Air War 1914-18. Hall Two houses mainly aircraft associated with World War 2 (1939 -1945).
World War 2 Pacific Theatre: The Fleet Air Arm in the Far East Battle of the Atlantic Korean War 1950-1953 Airfield Viewing Area. The Aircraft Carrier Experience was created to show naval aircraft in its natural home. Carrier Projecting Power Naval Air Power for the 21st Century. Learn more about the theory of flight, see some exceptional aircraft including the first British built Concorde, and two delta wing test aircraft. Leading Edge Sea King ZA298: “King of the Junglies”Cold War to Kabul and much more make a great day out.