East Kirkby museum enjoys Lancasters flypast over Just Jane

September 8, 2014 Spilsby Online 0

Two airworthy Lancaster bombers have united with a grounded model for the first time in 50 years. The Canadian Vera and the UK-based Thumper flew over as Just Jane ran its engines at the Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre. The museum in East Kirkby sold out its event with 5,000 attending to watch the fly past at 16:00 BST. A similar event was cancelled last week because of an engine fault with the Canadian Lancaster. The […]

Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre is top flight attraction

June 12, 2014 Spilsby Online 0

Visitors to the Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre have voted it one of the best in the country. The attraction at East Kirkby, which receives 40-45,000 visitors a year, has received a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Award for the second-year running. TripAdvisor, a global ratings website, only gives such awards to those who receive 4 stars and above from visitors, and who are among the top ten per cent of attractions. Heritage centre general manager Andrew […]