Air museum’s high hopes for future
Campaigners behind a new Blackpool museum project say 2017 could be a crucial year for its future.
The growing Fylde Coast Museum of Aviation and Aircraft Manufacturing project is later this month to throw open the doors of its Hanger 42 base at Squires Gate for the last time this year.
But its owners said next year will see big changes, with potential new owners of the airport, 1940s dance nights and tie-ups for the museum with others nationally and internationally to share exhibits.
John Coombes, from the Lytham St Annes Spitfire Display Team, which is piloting the project, said progress... read more
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