• Airspeed Horsa Assault Glider
  • Airspeed Horsa Cockpit
  • C47 Dakota
  • CG-4A Waco Hadrian Assault Glider

In the summer of 2000, veterans of the Midland Branch of the Glider Pilot Regimental Association decided that an appropriate memorial to airborne forces would be a complete Airspeed Horsa assault glider. This site follows the construction of this unique piece of aviation history.


The CG-4A Waco (Hadrian) leaves for its new home

On Friday 23rd November 2018, the Waco left RAF Cosford en route to its new home at the Dumfries & Galloway Aviation Museum

The Assault Glider Trust Collection has now left RAF Shawbury

The C-47 Dakota has joined the RAF Transport Command Memorial and is now on loan to the Metheringham Airfield Visitor Centre, the Tiger Moth has joined the Army Historic Aircraft Flight. The CG-4A Waco (Hadrian) glider has moved to the Dumfries & Galloway Aviation Museum and the Airspeed Horsa remains in storage at RAF Cosford. Related artefacts have been donated to the Wartime Aircraft Recovery Group at Sleap airfield in Shropshire.

Whilst the Assault Gliders are in storage at RAF Cosford, it is NOT possible to arrange visits to view them due to access restrictions and Health & Safety considerations within the storage hangar.

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