Farnborough Air Sciences Trust

Safeguarding Farnborough’s Unique Aviation Heritage

Air Sciences Museum

Preserving, Educating & Entertaining

Wind Tunnel Tours

Exclusive tours of the unique historic wind tunnels at Farnborough

Centrifuge Tours

See this unique example of 1950s engineering at the forefront of aviation medicine for over 60 years

Education & Archive

Sharing Historic Information & Resources

Shopping

A wide range of aircraft related books, DVDs, models and souvenirs

FAST Association

Join our membership organisation that supports our work

COVID-19 UPDATE
Last updated 21 December 2021

The FAST Museum is OPEN to the public on Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holiday Mondays.
We look forward to welcoming you!

Following new government guidance on 10th December, face coverings are compulsory for all visitors and volunteers at the museum, apart from those exempted under specific circumstances (see government guidance).

The availability of volunteers to run the museum may also be impacted by the current fluid situation with the virus. Please check the Museum Operational News Update before your visit, where any further changes, including opening hours or unplanned closure will be advised. Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience this may cause.

Please also be aware access to the Flight Simulators and Aircraft Cockpits may be limited to maintain a COVID-Secure environment, please check the Museum Operational News Update for latest information prior to your visit.

The Wind Tunnels are CLOSED for the winter. The 2022 tour season will run between March 31st and October 27th, details of proposed tour dates will be published as early as possible in the new year. If you would like to register interest in joining a 2022 tour please contact: secretary@airsciences.org.uk.

We ARE offering COVID-Secure Guided Tours of the Man-Carrying Centrifuge.  More details at: https://farnboroughcentrifuge.org.uk

General enquiries to secretary@airsciences.org.uk

Details on when the FAST Talks will resume have yet to be confirmed, an update will be provided on this site as soon as new dates are available.

WELCOME

Farnborough
Air Sciences Trust

Farnborough Air Sciences Trust (FAST) exists to safeguard and promote Farnborough’s great heritage in aviation science.

The FAST Museum adjacent to Farnborough airfield holds a collection of aircraft (actual and model), satellites, simulators and other unique material related to Farnborough’s world famous Royal Aircraft Establishment.  FAST also offers exclusive guided tours of  areas of Farnborough’s historic aviation quarter not normally open to the public.

We look forward to welcoming you soon!

Farnborough Air Sciences Museum Aerial

AIR SCIENCES MUSEUM

Explore the Museum and
plan your visit for an inspiring day out in Hampshire.

Farnborough Wind Tunnel Tours

WIND TUNNEL TOURS

Learn about Farnborough’s unique wind tunnels and book an exclusive tour.

Farnborough Centrifuge Guided Tours

CENTRIFUGE TOURS

Comprehensive guided tours of Farnborough’s ground-breaking man-carrying centrifuge

Farnborough Aviation History Archive

ARCHIVES

Explore our extensive archive of  documents, photographs and artefacts, and historic film footage available for licensing.

FAST Aviation Shop

SHOP

A wide range of books, DVDs, models and souvenirs – as well as FAST Membership – is available to buy now from our online shop.

FAST Association Volunteers

FAST ASSOCIATION

Learn about our membership based organisation which supports the Trust.  Join us and support our work!

We need your support!

FAST is a registered charity (Reg No 1040199) and a fully accredited national museum.
Our work to preserve and promote Farnborough’s great heritage in aviation science is entirely volunteer-led and self-funded.  Please help us continue – there are lots of ways to help!

Make a Donation

Donate online or in person at the museum.

Become a Member

Join the FAST Association.

Buy a Brick!

Find out about our commemorative engraved brick scheme. 

Fundraising & Sponsorship

Become a sponsor or run a fundraising event.

Volunteering with FAST

Learn about our range of volunteering opportunities at the Museum or behind the scenes.

Volunteering at Farnborough Air Sciences

MUSEUM OPENING HOURS

Saturdays, Sundays and
Bank Holiday Mondays
10.00am - 4.00pm

LATEST NEWS

The FAST Museum RE-OPENED on Saturday 31 July 2021.

The Wind Tunnels remain CLOSED, but we expect an update on this very soon.

Covid Secure Guided tours of the Man-Carrying Centrifuge are running.

UPCOMING EVENTS

All postponed events are currently being rescheduled and dates will be posted soon>>

FAST

Trenchard House
85 Farnborough Road
Farnborough
Hampshire GU14 6TF

Tel: 01252 375050
Email: secretary@airsciences.org.uk
(Office manned Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, Sundays & Bank Holiday Mondays)

Arts Council Accredited Museum