Solway Aviation Museum

The Solway Aviation Museum is located close to Castle Carrock (11 miles away), next to Carlisle Airport. You can see a collection of jets which were in service in the 1950’s and 60’s, many have connections with the local area. As well as seeing the jets you could get the chance to see some of the restoration work done by the museum volunteers. Some of the jets on display are:

  • Avro Vulcan B.2 XJ823
  • English Electric Lightning F53
  • Armstrong Whitworth Meteor NF14 WS832
  • English Electric Canberra T4 WE188
  • McDonnell-Douglas Phantom FGR2
  • De-Havilland Vampire T11 WS515
  • Percival Sea Prince T Mk1 WP309
  • Sikorsky  S.55 Helicopter WV198
  • Hawker Hunter F51 (E-425)

Find out more here.

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