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City of Norwich Aviation Museum
Established 1977
Location Horsham St Faith, Norfolk
Type Aviation museum
CNAM Meteor F8
Gloster Meteor F.8 WK654 of the RAF
CNAM Herald
Handley Page Dart Herald G-ASKK formerly operated by Air UK
CNAM Mystere IVA
Dassault Mystère IV No.121
English Electric Lightning F.53 53-686 (ZF592)
BAC Lightning F.53 - Royal Saudi Air Force 53-686

The City of Norwich Aviation Museum is a volunteer-run museum and charitable trust dedicated to the preservation of the aviation history of the county of Norfolk, England. The museum is located on the northern edge of Norwich International Airport and is reached by road through the village of Horsham St Faith. The museum welcomed its newest exhibit in October 2020 when it received EL-RJN this aircraft is 21 years old and is an Avro RJ85.

History

In 2016, a number of aircraft had to be moved to make room for the Northern Distributor Road. Although part of the museum property was given up for the road, the footprint of the museum actually grew slightly due to a land swap.

Collection

Aircraft on display

Indoor displays

  • 100 Group Royal Air Force
  • The Royal Air Force in Norfolk
  • USAAF Eighth Army Air Force
  • The USAAF 2d Air Division
  • The USAAF 458th Bombardment Group
  • RAF Horsham St Faith
  • RAF Marham
  • RAF Coltishall
  • RAF Sculthorpe
  • RAF Swanton Morley
  • No. 68 Squadron RAF
  • Norwich Int'l Airport
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