|RAF Coningsby, Lincolnshire|
|LN4 4SY||East Midlands|
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The home of the RAF Battle of Britain Memorial Flight, the Visitor Centre includes an exhibition and guided tours of the Flight’s maintenance hangar which allow close access to the aircraft. As some aircraft may be away during the busy airshow season, it is advisable to check before visiting if you wish to see a specific aircraft.
RAF Coningsby, on the B1192 south of Horncastle, Lincolnshire. About half a mile from Coningsby village, 13 miles north-east of Sleaford on the A153. Visitor Centre well signposted with separate parking and access.
Open Monday to Friday except Bank Holidays 10.00 am to 5.00 pm, (last guided tour at 3.30 pm – or 3.00 pm November to February). Normally closed Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays. Closed for two weeks over Christmas and New Year. Note that as all aircraft are flyable, specific aircraft may not be present during your visit.
See official site for details.
Toilets, Parking, Refreshments (March to November), Souvenir shop, Picnic Area, Access for the disabled.
|Dakota III ZA947 (photo, Allan Barley)||Chipmunk T.10 WK518 (photo, Allan Barley)|
|Spitfire PR.XIX PS915 (photo, Allan Barley)||Spitfire IX MK356 (photo, Allan Barley)|
List of Aircraft Exhibits
|Displayed I.D.||Aircraft Type||Real Identity||Condition||Status|
|PA474||Avro Lancaster I||PA474||Complete||Airworthy|
|WG486||De Havilland Canada Chipmunk T.10||WG486||Complete||Airworthy|
|WK518||De Havilland Canada Chipmunk T.10||WK518||Complete||Airworthy|
|ZA947||Douglas Dakota III||ZA947||Complete||Airworthy|
|LF363||Hawker Hurricane IIc||LF363||Complete||Airworthy|
|PZ865||Hawker Hurricane II||PZ865||Complete||Airworthy|
|P7350||Supermarine Spitfire IIa||P7350||Complete||Airworthy|
|AB910||Supermarine Spitfire Vb||AB910||Complete||Airworthy|
|MK356||Supermarine Spitfire IX||MK356||Complete||Airworthy|
|TE311||Supermarine Spitfire LF.XVIe||TE311||Complete||Airworthy|
|PM631||Supermarine Spitfire PR.XIX||PM631||Complete||Airworthy|
|PS915||Supermarine Spitfire PR.XIX||PS915||Complete||Airworthy|
Spitfire XVI TB382 has been reduced to spares and struck off charge.
|General view of the Hangar (photo, Tim Clark)||Spare parts and tools (photo, Tim Clark)|
|Merlin engines (photo, Tim Clark)||Dakota ZA947 (photo, Tim Clark)|