Events for Sunday 1st April 2012
On This Day in History
Royal Air Force Formed1st April 1918
Founded during the First World War by the amalgamation of the Royal Flying Corps and the Royal Naval Air Service, the RAF is the world's oldest air force which became independent of army or naval control. The RAF operates over 850 aircraft and, as of 31 March 2008, has a projected trained strength of 41,440 regular personnel.
Further ReadingThe Royal Air Force: 90 Years On
This year sees the ninetieth anniversary of the formation of the Royal Air Force. It was founded during the First World War by the amalgamation of the Royal Flying Corps and the Royal Naval Air Service, and is the world's oldest air force which became independent of army or naval
This Day's Events
Shropshire Modellers ShowStarts: Sun 1st April
Ends: Sun 1st April
Tel: 01902 376200
Royal Air Force Museum Cosford, Shifnal, Shropshire TF11 8UP
Model Show in Shifnal, ShropshireHundreds of models on display including examples of aircraft, ships, cars and commercial vehicles. Other attractions include club displays and trade stands.
A tombola will run all day offering a range of excellent prizes and the show will also be hosting an open competition where modellers of all ages and abilities can enter their creations to win a much coveted award.
If you are interested in having a stall at the show, please contact show organiser Gary Stevens on 01939 270481.