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DAMBUSTERS LEGEND VISITS DERBYSHIRE
Lancaster Bomber Flyover marks support initiative for Derbyshire ATC's
The air training corps is a national organisation helping young people to develop life skills in a safe and structured environment. They promote and encourage a practical interest in aviation and the Royal Air Force. Providing training which will be useful in the services and civilian life, they encourage the spirit of adventure and develop qualities of leadership and good citizenship. Above all, the trainees have fun!
2018 marks the centenary of the formation of the RAF and in recognition of this the Provincial Grand Lodge of Derbyshire Freemasons will be making a financial award to no less than fifteen Derbyshire ATC units at a ceremony at their Derbyshire headquarters on the 11th October. It is hoped that this will help the ATC continue their good work.
The guest of honour will be Sq. Ldr. Johnny Johnson, the only remaining British member of 617 squadron's Dambuster raids.
On Sunday September 9th, the BBMF agreed to do a flyover as a prelude to this event at the Crich Stand Memorial and at 2:15pm exactly the only flying Lancaster bomber in the UK not only flew over but performed a circuit. Members of Derbyshire Freemasons came to watch, along with staff and trainees of the ATC.