As well as being a storage, restoration and display facility for some of the larger exhibits of the Imperial War Museum, the airfield and hangars at Duxford are also home to a unique gathering of privately owned warbird collections and their operators.
DEFINITION OF A WARBIRD
Any ex-military aircraft of any country that is now operated by a civilian or civilian organisation. It does not include civilian aircraft painted up to represent a military machine. Originally applied to World War II piston driven aircraft but these days includes replicas and reproductions and ex-military jet aircraft.