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Lashenden Air Warfare Museum
Headcorn Aerodrome
Headcorn
Ashford
Kent
TN27 9HX
Contact
Telephone: 01622 890226
Fax: 01622 206783
Email: lashairwar@aol.com

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Overview of collections

The museum collections serve to illustrate the history of military aviation in Kent, particularly focussing on the Second World War. It occupies two buildings on Lashenden Aerodrome, housing displays of uniforms, photographs, engines and artefacts from aircraft shot down during conflicts, a full Roll of Honour, the story of Maidstone during the war, history of the Royal Observer Corps, stories of prisoners of war and several complete aircraft.

Overview of how collections are displayed

The museum was formed in 1970 with the aim of preserving the aviation heritage of Kent, with particular emphasis on World War II. The museum has 5 aircraft on display, including two original World War 2 German aircraft - the Focke Achgelis Fa 330 rotor kite & a Fieseler Fi 103R4 Richenberg piloted V1 flying bomb. There are also displays featuring the Falklands, the Gulf Wars, prisoners of war, civilians at war, the Royal Observer Corps and parts of crashed aircraft.

Star Objects at this location

F100F Super Sabre; Dassault Mystere IVa; Fieseler Fi 103R4 Richenberg Piloted V1; Fa330 rotor kite; Lightning F53 nose section; Rapier missile system
Collection Descriptions
Arms & Armour (Lashenden Air Warfare Museum)
The collections serve to illustrate the history of military aviation in Kent, particularly focussing on the Second Wo...

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