An Afternoon with Biggles

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Geoff Hales leads a fascinating and amusing afternoon of comparison between the career of W.E Johns and that of his creation, Biggles. Based in the Grahame White Factory, you will also have the opportunity of a tour of the WW1 aircraft including the Sopwiths that Biggles would have been familiar with as well as the office of Claude Grahame-White (not always on show to the public).

Aircraft on show includes:

Bleriot XXVII

Royal Aircraft Factory RE.8 and SE5a

Vickers FB5 and Vimy

Sopwith Triplane, Strutter, Dolphin and Pup

Albatros D.Va replica

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Royal Air Force Museum London

Grahame Park Way, Colindale, Barnet, London, NW9 5LL

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Suitable for adults and children aged 12 and above. Any children wishing to attend this event must be accompanied by a responsible adult

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Royal Air Force Museum London

Grahame Park Way
+44 (0)20 8205 2266
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Nearest tube station: Colindale Nearest train station: Mill Hill Broadway
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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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