The centre is located on an operational RAF airfield at RAF Coningsby; it operates the only airworthy Lancaster in Britain, and in addition there are five Spitfires, two Hurricanes, a Dakota and two Chipmunks. Usually closed at weekends and public holidays.
With its big skies and large open spaces, Lincolnshire is the perfect flying county. With a large population of air bases, both active and historic, Lincolnshire offers the aviation enthusiast a rich feast of visitor centres and sites of interest to explore. Below are some of the highlights to experience during your stay in ‘Bomber County’, as Lincolnshire became known in WWII.