The War in the Air 1914-1918, an afternoon illustrated talk by Montrose Air Station Curator Dan Paton. Signal Tower Museum, Arbroath, has a free afternoon public talk The War in the Air 1914-1918, by Dr Dan Paton, historian and curator, on Friday, October 16, at 2pm.
Dr Paton is Curator of Montrose Air Station Heritage Centre. The Station is the site of Britain’s first operational military airfield, established by the Royal Flying Corps in February 1913.
Originally a section of the British Army, the Royal Flying Corps merged with the Royal Naval Air Service, to form the Royal Air Force, on 1 April 1918. Dr Paton will discuss the vital contribution made by air power during the First World War.
The talk is free of charge and will last approximately one hour, with an opportunity to ask questions afterwards. Booking is recommended, due to limited seating. To book, please contact Museum staff, during the hours 10 am to 5pm, Tuesday to Saturday, on 01241 435329, firstname.lastname@example.org or find us on facebook – Angus Museums.