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Gatwick Aviation Museum, Charlwood
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Really enjoyed our visit, highlight has to be being guided around the Shackleton by an ex Sqn Ldr who flew the type. Nice collection, laid out well and very accessible.
The museum was well set out, with plenty of room to view the aircraft. We as a family are vert interested in aviation, so it was an added bonus to be able to sit and watch the aircraft taking off, and... read more »
Found out about Gatwick history and some interesting old aircrafts , Very friendly stuff and pleasant visit My four year old son watched airplanes taking off the Gatwick runway for 45m, Well worth to ... read more »
Fancy climbing inside a 1958 RAF Shackleton and sitting in the pilot's seat? You can at this fascinating museum. It is not only a place for plane lovers but families are welcome. The staff have cut into the side of a post WW2 fighter and put some steps there small enough for young kids to climb inside so it's a great place for Dads and their young sons to visit.
Pablo Martínez Pérez
Many thanks to Squadron Leader Mr Mike Rankin for his time and a wonderful expert explanation of the Shackleton.
Great small museum! a pleasure to talk with the voluntaries, and very good restoration already done! The Lightning looks great
Got a lot of potential, think the new building will make a big difference
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