Museum of Berkshire Aviation
Mohawk Way, Woodley, Reading RG5 4UE, UK
About Museum of Berkshire Aviation
The Museum of Berkshire Aviation is a small aviation museum in Woodley, a suburb of Reading in Berkshire. The museum is at the historic site of Woodley Airfield, near Reading, U.K. - once the center of the thriving aircraft industry. Miles and Handley Page aircraft built at Woodley are being re-constructed and exhibited along with fascinating pictorial records and priceless archives.
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