Apr 15, 2018 | 10:00 AM | Sunday

Event Location

Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center

14390 Air and Space Museum Pkwy, Chantilly, VA 22556

Neighborhood: Washington DC

Description

The British are coming to the National Air and Space Museum's Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center! Join us as we celebrate the 100th anniversary of the oldest air force in the world, the Royal Air Force (RAF), with a fly-in, presentations, and hands-on activities


Start on : April 15, 2018 10:00 AM Sunday
End on : April 15, 2018 4:00 PM Sunday

Event Details

#RAF100 #GBFlyIn

Activities include:

- Over ten former RAF aircraft, flown in and on display at the Udvar-Hazy Center for one day only, including an Avro Lancaster, Spitfires, B-25D Mitchell "Grumpy," and P-51 Mustangs.
- Come early at 8:00 am to watch the aircraft arrive and watch the aircraft depart and do a fly-by of the museum when the event ends around 4:00 pm
- Talks by RAF officers and Museum experts
- Presentations about the Museum’s Sopwith Camel, one of the most significant and famous of all World War I aircraft
- Performances from the RAF Band and drill displays from the Queen's Colour Squadron
- Interactive STEM demonstrations

Admission is FREE. Parking is $15.

Learn more: http://s.si.edu/2EEu7tc

Current list of participating aircraft:
CWH Avro Lancaster FM213
North American B-25D Mitchell Grumpy
Three North American P-51Ds
Supermarine Spitfire Mk.IX
Supermarine Spitfire Mk.XVIII
Percival Provost
Scottish Aviation Bulldog
Three Boeing PT-17 Stearmans
Two DeHavilland Tiger Moths
Two DeHavilland Chipmunks
Boeing P-8 Poseidon
Short Tucano T Mk1
North American AT-6 Texan
Fairchild M-62A3 Cornell

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