Explore Lincolnshire's Aviation Heritage

Join us on a journey through Lincolnshire's extensive and rich aviation heritage. From the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight's flying Spitfires, Hurricanes, Dakota and Avro Lancaster, to the Digby Lima Sector Operations Room, to Just Jane at the Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre and the many other heritage sites and airbases across the county.


Let us help you explore the many aviation sites and attractions in Lincolnshire, why not use one of the trails that are available to guide you around? Or make up your own itinenary from the list of museums and attractions open to the public.


Look out for aviation events and festivals taking place throughout the year, see our events guide to help you plan your visit.



Take the time to listen to some of our oral histories; learn about the experiences of an RAF Veteran and hear an interview with RAF Groundcrew member post war and his experiences as a boy during the war.


We also have film of an operation to Frankfurt; Bomb Aimer Les Rutherford was one of only two survivors when his Lancaster Bomber was shot down over Germany. His miraculous survival is told in a short film, 'A Bomb Aimer’s Story'.




Proud day for 90 year-old Bomber Command Veteran Harry Bontoft at RAF Coningsby.

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Vera Visits Lincoln


Lancaster tour documentary

Please see the extraordinary trailer promoting the forthcoming release showing the unforgettable sight of two Lancaster's in the air during the Canadian Lancaster tour of the UK.

Please click on the picture to view the video.

More details on the release of the Reunion of Giants should be announced later.







Vulcan Day at the WAVE 14th March

The Day is planned to start at 10am where you will be able to meet Bill Ramsey and Andy Marson. Bill is a current Vulcan display pilot and ex Lancaster and Tornado Pilot. Andy is a Vulcan, Lancaster and Tornado Navigator.

11am shall be a talk and video by Andy Marson on the Vulcan, Weapons and Falklands conflicts.

12am Lunch Break

1pm Bill and Andy will answer any questions

2pm Event finish, 1 hour planned for chat with distinguished guests.

3pm Event Finished.

If any attendees wish to stay beyond 3pm the venue is open for 'bike night' and the photography group, which allows individuals to meet like-minded photographers and learn new techniques.

There is NO CHARGE for the event.


The Priory Trust presents a slideshow by aviation artist Tim O'Brien.

8pm Wednesday 1st April

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Get in touch

If you would like further details of Aviation Heritage Lincolnshire and how we could help you, please contact Phil Bonner (Aviation Development Officer) phil.bonner@lincolnshire.gov.uk or Dave Harrigan (Outreach and Learning Officer) dave.harrigan@lincolnshire.gov.uk.

If you would like more information about Aviation Heritage Lincolnshire, the website or our new app please contact our Project Assistant, aviationheritage@lincolnshire.gov.uk.

Should you wish to call us please telephone the Customer Service Centre on 01522 782332.


Download our brochure


Download a copy of the new 2015 brochure to help you plan your visit to Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage sites