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COLLECTIONS | LINCOLNSHIRE AVIATION HERITAGE CENTRE

Andrew Panton profiles a special museum that captures the spirit of one of World War Two’s most powerful forces.

There is no doubt the Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre (LAHC) at the former RAF East Kirkby is an incredible place. Its exhibits, close-up access to famous aircraft and incredible atmosphere make it a ‘must visit’ for anyone in the area. Opened in 1988, the family-run museum focuses on the history of Second World War Bomber Command. It was founded by brothers Fred and Harold Panton in memory of their older sibling Christopher, who was lost on raid over Nuremberg on March 30/31, 1944.

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