From the Curator

The RAA has published a book about the world's firat Head Up Display made by Rank Cintel for the Royal Navy Buccaneer aircraft and subsequently manufactured by Elliott Bros giving the present BAE Systems the heritage of the HUD. See Catalogue No. D0790.

The RAA has recently acquired a number of vintage valves and cathode ray tubes going back to the first Fleming diode of 1898. These exhibits came from the Middleton Factory of Brimar. See Catalogue No.  C1869 and The Brimar Collection.