A session looking at the Berlin Airlift, which reached its height on Good Friday 1949. In total by the end of the operation over 400,821 tonnes of food, coal and supplies were carried by over 689 aircraft, including RAF aircraft to the city, which had been cut off from the rest of the world by Russia. Taking inspiration from the display in the Battle of Britain Hall, 'String of Pearls', make a parachute and origami supply box, to drop supplies.
Royal Air Force Museum London
Grahame Park Way, Colindale, Barnet, London, NW9 5LL
28 Mar - 05 Apr 2013 Daily 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM; 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM; 29 Mar 2013, Good Friday 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM; 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM; 01 Apr 2013, Easter Monday 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM; 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Venue Details & Map
Grahame Park Way
- +44 (0)20 8205 2266
- Public transport:
- Tube: Colindale Train: Mill Hill Broadway
- By Road:
- Only 30 minutes from Central London. Follow the brown and white tourist signs from M25, M1 (Junction 4 Southbound), A41, A5 and North Circular (A406) roads. The Museum has a large free car and coach park.
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