National Museum of Flight Displays Nimrod Aircraft

The front fuselage of Nimrod XV241 is now on display at the National Museum of Flight at East Fortune Airfield.

Nimrod XV241 was decomissioned at RAF Kinloss in 2010 and after being dismantled on 7th February 2011 the front fuselage arrived at National Museum of Flight on the February 2011..

The Hawker Siddeley Nimrod MR1/MR2 was developed and built in the United Kingdom. It was an extensive modification of the de Havilland Comet, the world’s first jet airliner, an example of which is on display at the National Museum of Flight.

The Nimrod was a Royal Air Force maritime patrol aircraft, with anti-submarine warfare, maritime surveillance and anti-surface warfare capabilities. It served with the RAF from the early 1970s until March 2010.

Open weekends only until end March 2011.

National Museum of Flight
East Fortune Airfield
East Lothian
EH39 5LF
Tel: 0300 123 6789
www.nms.ac.uk

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