Royal Air Force Museum, Archive, Library and Research Department

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The Reading Room is currently closed due to building works. They hope to reopen in May 2023. See their websitefor details

Their remote enquiry service has been suspended until March 2024

Please make an appointment at least five days advance of your visit and read the Reading Room guide on their website

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Businesses (33)

Persons (133)

Paper catalogues available to view at The National Archives - (32)

  • NRA 44836 Richard Llewelyn Roger Atcherley, Knight Air Marshall: papers
  • NRA 42016 Constance Babington Smith, author: corresp and papers rel to her life of Amy Johnson
  • NRA 44837 Jean Lennox Bird, first woman pilot in the RAF: papers
  • NRA 44843 Sir Norman Howard Bottomley, Knight, Air Chief Marshal: papers
  • NRA 44204 Captain Hubert S Broad, test pilot: papers
  • NRA 44883 Buscarlet, Sir Willett Bowen- (1898-1967) Knight Air Vice Marshal - papers
  • NRA 42017 Major James Lucas Brome Hope Cordes, test pilot: corresp and papers
  • NRA 44885 Courtney, Sir Christopher Lloyd (1890-1976) Knight Air Chief Marshal
  • NRA 36807 EJ Davis, aircraft designer: papers rel to Supermarine Aviation Works (Vickers) Ltd
  • NRA 43129 Air Chief Marshal Sir Hugh Caswell Tremenheere Dowding: corresp and papers
  • NRA 44838 Sir Douglas Claude Strathorn Evill, Knight Air Chief Marshal, papers
  • NRA 35063 Fairey Hydraulics Ltd, Heston
  • NRA 44203 Air Chief Marshal Philip Bennet Joubert de la Ferte: corresp and papers
  • NRA 44840 Christopher Neil Foxley-Norris, Air Chief Marshal: papers
  • NRA 44842 Major Hardinge Goulburn Giffard, 2nd Earl of Halsbury: papers
  • NRA 44884 Halahan, Frederick Crosby (d 1965) Air Vice Marshal - papers
  • NRA 38344 Air Vice-Marshal Henry Algernon Vickers Hogan: papers
  • NRA 42018 Captain Oscar Philip Jones, airline pilot: corresp and papers
  • NRA 36809 John Henry Broughton Larrard, aviation engineer: papers
  • NRA 44841 Leslie Morton Mansbridge, fighter pilot: papers
  • NRA 44839 Edward Alexander Dimsdale Masterman, Air Commodore: papers
  • NRA 44205 Marshal of the Royal Air Force Cyril Louis Norton Newall, 1st Baron Newall: papers
  • NRA 44202 Air Chief Marshal Sir Richard Edmund Charles Peirse: corresp and papers
  • NRA 44877 Royal Aero Club: papers and photographs link to online catalogue
  • NRA 40598 Royal Air Force Museum, Department of Research and Information Services: misc accessions
  • NRA 45071 Royal Air Force Museum: records rel to the British aviation industry
  • NRA 36808 Short Bros Ltd, aircraft mfrs, Belfast
  • NRA 44879 Trenchard, Hugh Montague (1873-1956) 1st Viscount Trenchard - corresp
  • NRA 44880 Trenchard, Hugh Montague (1873-1956) 1st Viscount Trenchard - papers
  • NRA 44881 Trenchard, Hugh Montague (1873-1956) 1st Viscount Trenchard - papers
  • NRA 44882 Trenchard, Hugh Montague (1873-1956) 1st Viscount Trenchard - papers
  • NRA 42019 Air Marshal Sir Hugh Sydney Porter Walmsley: corresp and papers


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