Aviation Museums

and airworthy collections


Science Museum

Exhibition Rd, South Kensington, London SW7 2DD

Date of visit: 16th February 2014

Avro 504K

RFC D7560 (built 1917)

Cierva C.30A Autogiro

AP507 (built 1934)

Cody type V

304 BAPC.62

de Havilland DH60G GIPSY MOTH

G-AAAH 'Jason' in which Amy Johnson made her solo flight from England to Australia in 1930 (built 1928)

Fokker E.III

210 / 16 BAPC.56 (built 1915)

Gloster E.28 / 39

W4041/G (first flight 15/05/1941) developed by Frank Whittle to test the first British jet engine


G-ASSM (built 1965)

Hawker P.1127

XP831 - Prototype that first achieved a vertical takeoff on 21/10/1960

Hawker Hurricane 1

L1592 / KW-Z (built 1940)

JAP-Harding Monoplane

BAPC.54 - said to be a copy of a Bleriot monoplane and built by JA Prestwich in 1910

Levavosseur Antionette VII

BAPC.55 (built 1909)

Lilenthal glider


Lockheed 10A Electra

G-LIOA (built 1935)

Messerschmitt Me163B-1a Komet


Pitts S-1 Special

G-AZPH (built 1969)

Roe I Triplane

BAPC.50 (built 1909)

Royal Aircraft Factory SE5A

G-EBIB (built 1917)

Saunders-Roe Skeeter AOP.12

8018M / XN344 (built 1960)

Schempp-Hirth Cirrus


Short SC.1

XG9002 (CTOL 02/04/1957 - VTOL 26/05/1958) Britain's first fixed-wing VTOL aircraft.

Supermarine S.6B

S1595 - Designed by R J Mitchell and Schneider Trophy winner 1931

Supermarine Spitfire Mk. 1A

P9444 / RN-D (built 1940)

Vickers Vimy IV

BAPC.51 in which John Alcock & Arthur Whitten Brown made the 1st non-stop crossing of the Atlantic in June 1919 (built 1918)

Westland-Hill Pterodactyl I

J.8067 (first flight 1925) Swept wing tail-less experimental monoplane at Farnborough

Wright Flyer

replica BAPC.53