Here’s all the latest news from Wings Aviation Museum

  • Podcast – The 1944 B-25 Mitchell Mark II FR396 and FL682 crash near Dunsfold
    In this episode, we discover the story of how a crash on 7th January 1944 brought a volunteer to the Wings Museum in 2020. Flight Sergeant George Ormandy, an air gunner, died onboard FR396, a B-25 Mitchell Mark II that had flown from Dunsfold in Surrey. More than 70 years later, his great-nephew, Adam Tudor-Lane, […]
  • Podcast – A visit from the Invicta Military Vehicle Preservation Society (IMPS)
    It is Sunday 1st August 2021 and the Invicta Military Vehicle Preservation Society have chosen to visit the Wings Museum as the (very appropriate) destination of a Sunday drive. We catch up with one of their members, a man who introduces himself as George, and is dressed in the uniform of an American General… Wings […]
  • Invicta Military Vehicle Preservation Society (IMPS) visit Wings Museum
    The Wings Museum provided an appealing destination of a Sunday drive for the West Sussex area section of the Invicta Military Vehicle Preservation Society (IMPS) ( The visit also featured in the latest edition of the Wings Museum Podcast… Listen here Stock Media provided by Audiorezout / Pond5AdKey:_3Jr4eK8956PYW
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  • Podcast – Museum Update – May 2021
    With the Museum reopening in just a couple of weeks time, we catch up with Museum Co-Curator, Daniel Hunt, to fnd out what has been going on, what’s new, and whether we will hear the sound of the Halifax Merlin XX again in 2021….. Wings Museum – Museum Update May 2021 – Preparations for Reopening, Restoration Progress, […]
  • Podcast – The Hawker Siddeley Kestrel project
    In this edition, we talk to Museum Co-Curator Daniel Hunt and Project Leader Aaron Simmons about the Hawker Siddeley Kestrel, how it got to Wings, and why it is so important in aviation history. Wings Museum – The Hawker Siddeley Kestrel project For more about the Kestrel project: With thanks to Brooklands Museum for their […]
  • We’re open again!
    After a long enforced lay-off due to the coronavirus, we are delighted to be open again, welcoming visitors to our site. New measures for safe distancing are in place so don’t hesitate to come visit us, one of the best days out in the area! Listen to the latest podcast to hear about the challenges […]
  • New staff patches
    These new Wings Museum patches were delivered today for our front of house staff. Really pleased with the finished article. We are always looking for front of house staff to man the museum at weekends and week days! If you are friendly and reliable and interested in joining our team please get in touch with […]
  • The Merlin is running…
    Our 1943 Halifax Rolls Royce Merlin engine from Halifax JD150 which was recovered from a bog in Germany in 2010 is up and running successfully, This will be a unique opportunity to hear the sound of a Halifax Merlin engine complete with it’s “Saxophone” style exhausts since the war. On the night of 27th/28th July […]