Imperial War Museum, Duxford, Cambridge

“Probably the best museum I’ve ever been to,” said James after 4 hours at the Imperial War Museum in Duxford, Cambridgeshire … we definitely tested the upper limit of the girls’ attention span on this one. We boarded a Concorde and saw more than 100 incredible aircraft including B-52 and Vulcan bombers, the SR-71 Blackbird and loads of Spitfires. The highlight for Lizzy was the flight simulator where we were in a German Me109 in a dogfight with Spitfires near the white cliffs of Dover. Sophie said the best thing about Duxford was the hot chocolate …

Lockheed SR-71 aka Blackbird – fastest air-breathing jet aircraft in the world since the 1970s


Prototype Concorde 


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