Welcome to Silksheen Photography
All the Latest News and Event Reports from the Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre
The Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre operates Avro Lancaster B.VII NX611 Just Jane in taxying condition on parts of the former Royal Air Force station East Kirkby; the aircraft being one of only 17 complete Lancasters remaining in the world, with just two airworthy – one in the United Kingdom and the second in Canada – but there’s the tantalising possibility of Just Jane returning to the skies as G-ASXX in the future...
As the museum's resident photographer, I hope these pages will encourage a visit to East Kirkby, so that you may experience the sights and sounds of the magnificent Avro Lancaster in person.
Why Silksheen Photography? SILKSHEEN was the airfield's tower callsign during Second World War operations by 57 & 630 Squadrons, from August 1943 through to V.E. Day in May 1945. I hope in its own small way this website will keep this important historical detail alive, and serve as an
on-line memorial to Bomber Command and those who served at, or operated from, RAF East Kirkby as part of 5 Group Royal Air Force.