Event

The Great British Fly-In

Celebrating 100 Years of the Royal Air Force

April 15, 2018 | 10:00am - 4:00pm
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center
Free, Parking $15

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

  • Check out over ten former RAF aircraft, flown in and on display at the Udvar-Hazy Center for one day only. Aircraft flying in for the day include Spitfires, a B25 Mitchell, and a P51 Mustang.
  • Listen to talks by RAF officers and Museum experts about the history of the Royal Air Force and RAF aircraft.
  • Learn about the Museum’s Sopwith Camel, one of the most significant and famous of all World War I aircraft, now on permanent display at the Center.
  • Enjoy performances from the RAF Band and drill displays from the Queens Colour Squadron.