Second World War Family Trail

Explore the highlights of the historic airfield with this new family trail.

Discover the history of East Fortune airfield with our Second World War-themed family trail.

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Bring the stories of the museum's historic site to life!

Use our family trail to navigate around East Fortune Airfield and learn about how the site was used by the Royal Air Force during the Second World War.

Explore key highlights (including the blast shelter and parachute store) and discover how the site was used in 1944, when 2000 people trained and worked here.

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Download our new Second World War trail to bring with you to the National Museum of Flight.

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Explore our museum map and discover highlights from the historic East Fortune Airfield.

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