Military paraphernalia have always been popular. Not in a mawkish or depressing way, but in a way that celebrates the advanced technology associated with warfare and the prestigious history of something like the RAF.
It is certainly the case that your own family will have some association with one of the great wars. Perhaps a granddad or great granddad served. Maybe one of your parents serviced or perhaps it was you who put your life on the line.
The sacrifice of military personnel cannot be over-estimated. Wars affect people, and as a result they are something we need to think about, to reconcile with our own lives, the comforts and freedoms that we all enjoy today.If you want to indulge your appreciation of the RAF and military history in general there are a few perfect places. One is the RAF museum, which has branches in London and the Midlands. You can also visit the RAF gift shop, where you’ll be able to get a huge range of RAF related goods.
These gifts range from everything from toys and games to die cast models and air fix kits. You can also buy genuine historical documents and artifacts, perhaps a small part of one of those prestigious aircrafts or a facsimile of an important military document.
Whether you’re using these aviation gifts as a touchstone to your own history or you’re working on a school project, the RAF gift shop is the perfect place to source products associated with the Royal Air Force.