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Unfortunately there will be not be a QRA Day this Summer, as no dates can be made available to us.

We are all disappointed, however to compensate we are planning that the Twilight Run on Saturday 7th November will be both aircraft, and February 2016 will see a Twilight Scramble from the Q-Shed.


JUNE 2nd UPDATE. Funds required to complete the reassembly and restoration of XR713

XR713 Wings and fuselage 24.5.2015

June 2nd UPDATE. XR713 was delivered to Bruntingthorpe in two loads at the end of April and the first week in May. As you can see the reassembly has already begun with the connection of the wings and the mating to the fuselage. We  plan to complete the reassembly as soon as possible, and funds are urgently require to finish the project. Please donate what you can above. Or send cheques payable to LPG to: Chris Norris, 12 Newark Rd, Coddington, Newark, Notts. NG24 2QF.


RAF Wattisham Q-SHED - Rebuild complete but funds still needed


They protected you now you protect them!

The re-erection of the RAF Wattisham QRA Shed is 100% complete thanks to the generosity of our supporters. All our donor’s names are recorded on our Contributors Board in the hangar. However the building still has to be fitted out with storyboards telling the Cold War and Lightning histories. Added to this we have ongoing challenge to keep both Lightnings in fully functional condition. We have therefore decided to invite existing contributors to top up their donation at any time and at the same time invite new donors to the scheme whereby we will commission an new name, to be permanently displayed in the hangar, for a minimum of a £50 donation. You will be in good company as the likes of Wg Cdr Roland “Bee” Beamont are recorded. The specified name can be of your choice and we have a number of names “In memory of” which is a fitting way to remember a loved one or colleague. If you have the time, then please attend one of the Open Days. If you wish to make a donation, any amount, large or small is most welcome. If you wish to pay by cheque please make payment to “LPG” enclosing a SAE and send to: Richard Norris, 2 Spring Hill, Little Staughton, Beds, MK44 2BS (tel: 01234 378827). An SAE would be appreciated.


Cockpit Tours

Want to see the “Office”? Come to an Open Day and sit in it yourself! English-Electric-Lightning-Cockpit


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After reading our website if you have any specific question please send us your enquiry With regard to enquiries about PUBLIC MEMBERSHIP SCHEMES, please be advised that at the present time we do not have one.


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