Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre
East Kirkby, Spilsby PE23 4DE, UK
About Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre
Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Museum is an Aircraft Museum based on a 1940's RAF Lancaster Bomber airfield. The center's main exhibit is Avro Lancaster Mk VII, NX611, named Just Jane after a popular wartime comic character. It also houses the cockpit of an English Electric Canberra WH957, and the wreckage of Supermarine Spitfire Vb BL655; it crashed in July 1943, killing its Canadian pilot, Flying Officer Norman Alexander Watt. There are two aircraft undergoing restoration to static condition,
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Lincolnshire is a county in the East Midlands of England. The majority of tourism in Lincolnshire relies on the coastal resorts and towns to the east of the Lincolnshire Wolds. The county has some of the best-known seaside resorts in the United Kingdom, which are a major attraction to visitors from across England, especially the East Midlands and parts of Yorkshire.