This Friday sees the launch of a special exhibition outside Cardiff City Hall that should delight aviation enthusiasts all over!
For the 100th anniversary of the RAF a tour is going round the UK which starts in Cardiff. There will be five RAF aircraft from the last 100 years on display and loads of aviation-based science fun activities for kids.
On 1 April 2018, the Royal Air Force launched RAF100, a national campaign to mark its 100th year.
The centenary celebration features events, activities and other initiatives nationwide from April to the end of September 2018.
A number of events have already taken place in Wales. One of the biggest is coming to Cardiff on 18-20 May 2018 – the RAF100 National Aircraft Tour in Cardiff which provides a unique opportunity to interact with the RAF.
Check out the fantastic full-size aircraft representing 100 years of the RAF on display outside of City Hall in Cardiff:
A collection of:
- Sopwith Snipe – WW1 biplane fighter
- Spitfire – WW2 fighter
- Wessex – Rescue helicopter
- Harrier – RAF jump-jet
- Typhoon – Today’s front-line air defence jet
In addition, current trainee RAF pilots will re-enact the life of RAF pilots during the First World War and the Battle of Britain in period dress.