Members visit to Bruntingthorpe Airfield

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Bruntingthorpe Airfield & Proving Ground

Bath Lane

Bruntingthorpe

Lutterworth

LE17 5QS

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Please join us as guests of the Lightening Preservation Society on this fascinating evening site visit. English Electric Lightning Fighters defended UK air space during the Cold War for almost 30 years. The Lightning Preservation Group (LPG) has preserved three Lightnings, two in fully functional condition, the third as a static exhibit. The two working examples are frequently fast taxied at Bruntingthorpe Airfield, near Leicester. Additionally the LPG has completed the rebuild of a Quick Reaction Alert (QRA) hangar, custom built during the Cold War where two Lightnings were kept at constant readiness.

https://lightnings.org.uk/

There will also be a short forum meeting at this event, in the control tower. This includes tea/coffee, networking and a funding presentation by Arts Council England


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Bruntingthorpe Airfield & Proving Ground

Bath Lane

Bruntingthorpe

Lutterworth

LE17 5QS

United Kingdom

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