Residency at the RAF Museum Midlands

Published 15th November 2023

The RAF Museum Midlands is thrilled to announce the return of its highly anticipated STAAR (Summer Time Advanced Aerospace Residency) programme in July 2024, calling all enthusiastic teachers and Year 9 students across the region.

Immersive STEM Experience for Year 9 Students

STAAR is crafted for Year 9 (Scottish S3) students showcasing an interest or aptitude in STEM subjects. This fully funded, hands-on residential camp takes place on the grounds of RAF Cosford and the RAF Museum Midlands, providing an immersive experience facilitated by industry professionals.

Flight Simulators, Drones, and Engineering Exploration

Participants will have the unique opportunity to engage with flight simulators, fly drones, and delve into the intricacies of engineering in aviation. The programme aims to ignite passion and curiosity in aerospace-related fields, offering students a taste of real-world applications in a stimulating environment.

Application Process and Registration

The application process for STAAR 2024 will open in early 2024. Teachers and students eager to be part of this exceptional experience are encouraged to register their interest on the RAF Museum Midlands website: STAAR Programme Registration. For inquiries and further information, reach out to

As anticipation builds, the RAF Museum Midlands eagerly awaits the opportunity to guide a new cohort of students through the exhilarating world of aviation during the STAAR programme in 2024.

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