Airfields of Britain Conservation Trust

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Airfields of Britain Conservation Trust[1]
Montrose Airfields of Britain Memorial Stone.jpg
Memorial placed by the Trust at Montrose Airfield
Abbreviation ABCT[1]
Founded 25 January 2006; 11 years ago (2006-01-25)
Founder Kenneth Peacock Bannerman[1]
Type Non-profit organisation
Registration no. 1156877[2]
Legal status Charity
Focus Former airfields
Area served
Great Britain
Services Supply, installation and dedication of memorial stones
Mission To advance the education of the public in the history of British airfields
Website ABCT.org.uk

The Airfields of Britain Conservation Trust (ABCT),[1] founded 2006, is a non-profit organisation that works to preserve and protect airfields in Great Britain, as well as educating people about their history. The Trust is a registered charity.[2]

They place inscribed memorial stones on or near disused airfields, which have included a memorial at Fambridge, Essex in February 2009,[3] at Windermere in Cumbria in 2011[1] 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 c d e "Aviation history in Cumbria celebrated with monuments". BBC.co.uk. BBC News. 25 November 2011. Retrieved 6 November 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "1156877 - Airfields of Britain Conservation Trust". OpenCharities. Retrieved 25 February 2017. 
  3. ^ Alistair Smith; Jonathan Sutherland (2012). Royal Flying Corps. Casemate Publishers. pp. 7–. ISBN 978-1-84884-889-4. 
  4. ^ "RAF Montrose's role commemorated". Montrose Review. Johnston Publishing Ltd. 19 May 2012. Retrieved 6 November 2013. 

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