Airfields of Britain Conservation Trust

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Airfields of Britain Conservation Trust
Montrose Airfields of Britain Memorial Stone.jpg
Airfields of Britain Conservation Trust memorial
Founded 25 Jan 2006
Founder Kenneth Peacock Bannerman
Registration no. 1156877[1]
Key people
Trustees: Kenneth Peacock Bannerman, Lynda Coxon, Ed Andrews[1]
Mission To advance the education of the public in the history of British airfields
Website www.abct.org.uk

The Airfields of Britain Conservation Trust is a non-profit organisation that works to preserve and protect airfields in Great Britain, as well as educating people about their history.

They place inscribed memorial stones on disused airfields, which have included a memorial at Fambridge in February 2009,[2] at Windermere in Cumbria in 2011[3] and at Montrose Air Station Heritage Centre in May 2012.[4] Other memorial locations include Harrowbeer, Hatfield, Lanark, Leavesden, Matlaske, Okehampton, Podington, Swannington, Westcott and Woburn Park.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "1156877 - Airfields of Britain Conservation Trust". The Charity Commission. Retrieved 9 October 2014. 
  2. ^ Alistair Smith; Jonathan Sutherland (2012). Royal Flying Corps. Casemate Publishers. pp. 7–. ISBN 978-1-84884-889-4. 
  3. ^ "Aviation history in Cumbria celebrated with monuments". BBC News. 25 November 2011. Retrieved 6 November 2013. 
  4. ^ "RAF Montrose’s role commemorated". Montrose Review. 19 May 2012. Retrieved 6 November 2013. 

External links[edit]

Official website