independent museum is situated very close to one of Ronaldsway
Airport's taxiways and the main runway, allowing a close-up
view of aircraft. It tells TWO exciting stories - the aviation
heritage of the Isle of Man from the earliest days of flight
AND the Isle of Man and its people at war.
three military airfields – RAF Jurby, RAF Andreas and
Royal Naval Air Station Ronaldsway where thousands of Allied
aircrew trained during World War Two.
of some of the many wartime aircraft crashes in and around
the Island, with the stories of the people involved.
and captured enemy militaria from the First World War up to
the Gulf Wars.
of some of the pioneers of flying who have a Manx connection.
of civil flying – air races, pleasure flights and commercial
aviation at Hall Caine Airport and Ronaldsway Airport.
of some of the Island’s people in wartime, both at home
and abroad, and the many service people who were stationed
in the Isle of Man.
at War – the uniforms and clothing of women in the forces
and at home.
Front – The Isle of Man Home Guard and Air Raid Precautions.
variety of uniforms, weapons, models and memorabilia make
this a fascinating visit for everyone.