Sunday, July 16, 2017
BATTLE OF BRITAIN MEMORIAL FLIGHT PLANE DUE TO VISIT BRIGG AREA TODAY
The Battle of Britain Memorial Flight at RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire is to provide a flypast by a Hurricane fighter between 4pm and 4.20pm today, Sunday, July 16 - weather conditions permitting.
This is part of a new North Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Festival embracing our local aviation heritage from the early 20th century, taking place at Skydive Hibaldstow.
There were WW2 fighters at the airfields in Hibaldstow and Kirton Lindsey, while local bomber stations included Elsham and Kirmington, where Humberside Airport is today.