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The Royal Air Force Museum (RAF) announces that His Majesty King Charles III has graciously accepted the role of Royal Patron for the RAF Museum. His Majesty’s dedication to honouring the legacy of the Royal Air Force and his unwavering support for their mission to share the story of the service make him a fitting ambassador for the institution.

King Charles III has always expressed pride in his personal connections with the Royal Air Force and has shown a deep interest in the history and wellbeing of the service. His Majesty is a member of the first Graduate Entry at RAF College Cranwell and flew in the Royal Air Force Museum’s British Aircraft Corporation Jet Provost T.5. which is now on display in Hangar 1 at the RAF Museum’s London site.

The Jet Provost T.5 aircraft used for Operation Golden Eagle, Prince Charles qualifying for his RAF pilot’s wings, August 1971

With His Majesty King Charles III as the Royal Patron, the RAF Museum looks forward to further advancing their mission of sharing the rich history and enduring legacy of the Royal Air Force with audiences around the world. The Museum extends the warmest welcome and heartfelt gratitude to His Majesty King Charles III for his patronage of the RAF Museum.

The Royal Air Force Museum has locations in both London and Cosford.  Both locations are open daily from 10am to 5pm.  More information can be found here.  The Royal Air Force Museum is incorporated by Royal Charter (RC000922) and is a charity registered in England and Wales (1197541).