Yorkshire Air Museum hoping to land prestigious award

Final delight...Sandrine Bauchet, Ian Richardson and Ian Reed from the Yorkshire Air Museum.
Final delight...Sandrine Bauchet, Ian Richardson and Ian Reed from the Yorkshire Air Museum.

The Yorkshire Air Museum in Elvington has been named as a finalist in the prestigious Visit England Awards for Excellence 2013.

The museum has been shortlisted in the Tourism Experience of the Year category for the ‘French in York’ Festival, held in October 2011.

The festival, which took two years to plan, celebrated and commemorated the French Airmen who fought and died in WWII and who were based at RAF Elvington.