Air Force Museum

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Air Force Museum

APPLETON, Margaret Mary (born 1965), Chief Executive, Royal Air Force Museum, since 2015

FOPP, Michael Anton (born 1947), Director General (formerly Director), Royal Air Force Museum, 1988–2010

COPPIN, Alan Charles (born 1950), a Crown Representative, Cabinet Office, since 2013; Chairman, Campaign Board, and Trustee, Royal Air Force Museum, since 2013

TANNER, John Benedict Ian (1927 - 2004), Founding Director: Royal Air Force Museum, 1963–88; Battle of Britain Museum, 1978–88; Cosford Aero-Space Museum, 1978–88; Bomber Command Museum, 1982–88; Hon. Archivist, since 1980, and Senior Research Fellow, 1982–97, then Supernumary Fellow, Pembroke College, Oxford

Wakefield, Charles Cheers (1859 - 1941), presented to National Portrait Gallery collection of portraits of British and Empire soldiers and statesmen of the Great War by Orpen and Sargent, 1933; also presented the Orpen Portrait of M. Paul Hymans to the Belgian Nation; purchased and presented to the Prime Minister for the British Museum, Nelson’s personal Log-Book with entries carried to the eve of Trafalgar; also previously presented to the Guildhall Nelson’s Sword of Honour given him with the Freedom of the City; presented early English manuscript, Great Chronicle of London to the Guildhall Library, together with a limited edition of a reprint thereof, 1934; Trustee, The Sir John Soane’s Museum; President Dickens Fellowship, 1927–29; twice President Motor and Cycle Trades Benevolent Fund; Chairman, Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund; President Aldwych Club, 1925–27; PGW in English Freemasonry; Sheriff of the City of London, 1907–08


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Located at Wright-Patterson AFB in Dayton, Ohio, the AF Museum maintains aircraft galleries, with more than 300 aircraft and missiles on display. It provides guided tours to the public, and has special displays at specific times of the year.


Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

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