To celebrate the 80th Anniversary of the Handley Page Halifax bomber, here at the Yorkshire Air Museum, we invited current RAF Pilot Flt Lt Daniel Whatmough and WW2 Veteran Pilot, Flt Lt George Dunn DFC (97), together with the RAF Benevolent Fund, to visit one of the only surviving Halifax bombers in the world here […]
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Quite probably the most famous aircraft in the Museum collection is Handley Page Halifax Friday the 13th. The only complete example of the aircraft in Europe, the Halifax may not be quite as famous as the Avro Lancaster, however thousands of visitors each year enjoy learning more about this important aircraft. So we were especially […]
The Yorkshire Air Museum is home to the unique exhibit of Halifax Friday the 13th. For many people, the prime reason to visit the museum is to see this amazing aircraft in person. Very often, we welcome visitors who are direct descendants of wartime Halifax aircrew. For them, becoming acquainted with this historic aircraft can […]
We had quite an interesting visitor this in the form of pilot Guy Gibbons. Guy flew the Chinook helicopter that lifted the fuselage section of our Halifax from Scottish crofter McKenzie’s farm way back in 1986. He transported it to Stornoway Airport beneath the helicopter where it was then taken by road to Elvington. Guy […]
Support the Museum by wearing this Halifax Bomber T shirt. Screen printed with a blueprint image of the Handley Page Halifax bomber, these T shirts make a great gift. Available in a wide range of sizes, the T Shirts are a very popular item in the Museum shop.
Our Handley Page Halifax II (III) LV907 is the only one of its kind in the UK and is a full reconstruction based on a twenty-feet section of a scrapped Halifax which was restored with amazing care by our volunteers. Our own Handley Page Halifax LV907 ‘Friday the 13th’ was named in honour of the most famous Halifax of all, the Halifax LV907, which completed numerous missions to drop bombs on Germany during World War Two.
Your sponsorship of the aircraft will support its ongoing care and restoration as a memorial to the thousands of airmen who flew, fought and sadly lost their lives in World War Two. Halifax Sponsorship gives the recipient a one hour bespoke tour of the Halifax with one of our aircraft specialists to experience first-hand the environment inside the Handley Page Halifax bomber, exactly as it was in wartime.
Additionally, a year long pass giving free admission to the Museum for one person, plus an information pack with a sponsorship certificate and historical briefing notes are included.