Published: 15 October 2020
October 2020 – The Tank Museum continues its war on boredom with the latest release of online content.
Although The Tank Museum has now reopened, there are a large number of people who cannot travel to the Museum to visit. Therefore, our continued programme of additional activity transports The Tank Museum into your home via The Tank Museums Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube Channel.
Painting Tanks & Planes | Ep.14 | Tank Workshop Diaries
In this episode, Head of Collections Chris van Schaardenburg visits The Fleet Air Arm Museum and discusses the research, conservation techniques and science behind painting historic vehicles with The Fleet Air Arm Museum’s Curator David Morris. David is an expert in his field. His book ‘Corsair KD431: The Time Capsule Fighter’ details the painstaking work David and his team carried out on what is probably the most original WW2 Corsair in the world, including uncovering its original paint and markings! Watch here.
Director Richard Smith | Bottom 5 Tanks
Director of The Tank Museum, Richard Smith, who has “the best job in the world”, shares his choice of what he considers to be the worst 5 tanks at the Museum. See his Top 5 here.
Tank Chats #107 | T-62
Curator David Willey discusses the Soviet T-62, including its development and service life. Introduced in 1962, it was a further evolution of the T-55 series, which David discussed in Tank Chat #104 here.