The Great British Fly-In

The British are coming to the National Air and Space Museum's Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center! Join us as we celebrate the 100th anniversary of the oldest air force in the world, the Royal Air Force (RAF), with a fly-in, presentations, and hands-on activities. #RAF100 #GBFlyIn

Activities include:

- Over ten former RAF aircraft, flown in and on display at the Udvar-Hazy Center for one day only, including an Avro Lancaster, Spitfires, B-25D Mitchell "Grumpy," and P-51 Mustangs.
- Come early at 8:00 am to watch the aircraft arrive and watch the aircraft depart and do a fly-by of the museum when the event ends around 4:00 pm
- Talks by RAF officers and Museum experts
- Presentations about the Museum’s Sopwith Camel, one of the most significant and famous of all World War I aircraft
- Performances from the RAF Band and drill displays from the Queen's Colour Squadron
- Interactive STEM demonstrations

Admission is FREE. Parking is $15.

Learn more:
Current list of participating aircraft:
CWH Avro Lancaster FM213
North American B-25D Mitchell Grumpy
North American P-51Ds
Supermarine Spitfire Mk.IX
Percival Provost
Scottish Aviation Bulldog
Boeing PT-17 Stearman
DeHavilland Chipmunk
Boeing P-8 Poseidon
North American AT-6 Texan
Short Tucano T Mk1
Fairchild M-62A3 Cornell
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