During the first week of June 2014, members of Lee Bees were pleased to assist the Lee Flying Association in holding the D Day Anniversary Event held at Lee Airfield with the preparation of our then flying site, the disused 17/35 runway, for the parking area for the visiting Dakota aircraft. We were also tasked with the on site parking for visitors, film crew etc. on the 3 day period.
The event went exeptionally well with only the Weds morning mass departure delayed by weather. As well as the Dakota`s, many other types came to the event, including a P51 Mustang, Beech Staggerwing , AT 6 Harvard and also 2 Spitfires of the BBMF arrived before a display with the Lancaster on the Tuesday Evening.
Our congratulations go to Mr Jon Butts, (the then Chairman), of the LFA and his team for organising this unique and successfull event.
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