Renowned as Bomber County, Lincolnshire has a wealth of aviation heritage.

With so much left to see of the county's aviation heritage, producers did much of the filming for Memphis Belle -  set during World War Two - at RAF Binbrook in north Lincolnshire. Binbrook's airfield was constructed at the start of the war, and many brave aircrew from 12 Squadron RAF, 142 Squadron RAF and 460 Squadron RAAF  lost their lives flying from here. It remained an operational station until it closed in 1988.

The movie tells the fictionalized story of a young American air crew making one last bombing raid into Europe, in the famous B-17 Flying Fortress called Memphis Belle, to complete their 25th and final mission so they can go home. It is based on the real life Memphis Bell crew who completed their missions and returned back to their homeland to a hero's welcome.

'Lights, camera, action!' - Lincolnshire's starring role

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