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Airfields of Britain Conservation Trust

Airfields of Britain Conservation Trust[1]
Montrose Airfields of Britain Memorial Stone.jpg
Memorial placed by the Trust at Montrose Airfield
AbbreviationABCT[1]
Founded25 January 2006; 14 years ago (2006-01-25)
FounderKenneth Peacock Bannerman[1]
TypeNon-profit organisation
Registration no.1156877[2]
Legal statusCharity
FocusFormer airfields
Area served
Great Britain
ServicesSupply, installation and dedication of memorial stones
Websitewww.abct.org.uk Edit this at Wikidata

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

  1. ^ a b c d e "Aviation history in Cumbria celebrated with monuments". BBC. 25 November 2011. Retrieved 2013.
  2. ^ a b "1156877 - Airfields of Britain Conservation Trust". OpenCharities. Retrieved 2017.
  3. ^ Alistair Smith; Jonathan Sutherland (2012). Royal Flying Corps. Casemate Publishers. p. 7. ISBN 978-1-84884-889-4.
  4. ^ "RAF Montrose's role commemorated". Montrose Review. Johnston Publishing Ltd. 19 May 2012. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 2013.

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