We were very excited to welcome our latest exhibit S for Sugar at the end of October & she was immediately installed in pride of place in the Museum Hall. The Lancaster cockpit section is on loan from Martin Willoughby. Martin has built this replica of Avro Lancaster R5868 S-Sugar as a tribute to his father, who served on this aircraft as ground crew. It is completely authentic and the only Lancaster in the world which offers regular cockpit tours to the public. The original aircraft is now on show at RAF Museum Hendon. For more information visit S for Sugar Replica
This Lancaster will be open to the public for tours from December 28th 2017 – 20 minute sessions bookable at reception.
Note that all our aircraft cockpits (VC10 XV106, Vulcan XM602, Lancaster & soon to be open Nimrod XV235) are not guaranteed to be open every public day. We’re very dependent on volunteers to man the exhibits, the weather impacts the exterior exhibits and on occasion we may not open certain aircraft all day. XM602 should always be open and we aim to have one of the VC10 or Lancaster open as well. If you have a specific desire to visit a particular aircraft please get in touch before visiting.