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Aviation in Lincoln
Planes, trails and adventures

Visit working RAF bases, try a flight simulator, pay your respects to the fallen

Red Arrows

Aviation in Lincoln
Planes, trails and adventures

Visit working RAF bases, try a flight simulator, pay your respects to the fallen

Lincoln Aviation Trail

Aviation in Lincoln
Planes, trails and adventures

Visit working RAF bases, try a flight simulator, pay your respects to the fallen

Battle of Britain Memorial Flight

A visit to Lincoln is the perfect base to explore Lincolnshire's rich aviation heritage with an aviation trail in and around the city and fascinating heritage sites just a short drive away.

The city was one of the world's top manufacturers of aircraft during WWI, producing over 3,500 aircraft and 3,000 aero engines. Lincolnshire was home to thousands of airmen during WWII, becoming known as 'Bomber County'. Find out more about Lincoln's aviation heritage.

Today the city is home to the Red Arrows aerobatic display team, often practicing over Lincoln's skies, the International Bomber Command Memorial, and many operating RAF bases.

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11-20 miles from Lincoln

RAF Digby Lima Sector Operations Room

RAF Digby Lima Sector Operations Room

Learn about RAF Digby's role in during WWII in the faithfully restored Ops Room is as it was in October 1939 prior to the Battle of Britain.

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3-10 miles from Lincoln, 11-20 miles from Lincoln

North Kesteven Airfield Trail

North Kesteven Airfield Trail

Explore the Heart of Lincolnshire's aviation heritage with a trail of active RAF stations and former airfield sites.

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3-10 miles from Lincoln

RAF Scampton

RAF Scampton

Explore the home of the RAF Red Arrows, visit the Scampton Airshow, and see the office of the Dambusters' Guy Gibson at RAF Scampton.

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