Richard Burton’s big cat will add a dash of Hollywood star quality to an Angus event where another British icon will be celebrated as the skies above the nation's first operational military airfield are once again filled with flying machines.
Montrose Air Station Heritage Centre
Work to restore a replica of the highest scoring fighter aircraft of the First World War has finally been completed in Angus.
Montrose Air Station Heritage Centre is flying high after landing a £40,000 grant as part of a near half-million windfall for museums across Scotland.
An occupancy rate more than 90% for Angus Council’s commercial portfolio has been hailed as a “fantastic” start to the area’s economic performance for 2019.
Appropriate transport has been pressed into service for Montrose air station heritage centre’s first flit of an aircraft into a historic hangar on the site of the important Angus base.
An iconic second world war aircraft is to be restored to its former glory in Montrose.
Britain’s first operational military air base has played a crucial part in marking the centenary of the RAF’s formation.
Montrose Air Station has played a key role in a statue plan to honour Scottish World War Two hero pilot Eric “Winkle” Brown.
The Doyenne and I have been entertaining her New Zealand niece and her fiancé, who we were meeting for the first time. We had ideas of interesting places to go but a month living out of suitcases saw Claire and Graham opt to stay close to home so we spent an informative morning at the Montrose Air Station Heritage Centre.
An iconic aircraft of the Second World War is coming ‘home’ to Angus and the site of the historic beginnings of the RAF in Great Britain.