Fundraising drive to recreate historic flight on Windermere

People are being offered the chance to help recreate one of the most famous flights in aviation history. A group of enthusiasts are building a replica of the Waterbird, Britain's first successful seaplane. It took it's maiden voyage over the Lake District 102 years ago today.

The group has run out of money and are inviting people to "adopt a share" in the seaplane replica to try to get it off the ground. Hannah McNulty has more.

The shares are being offered at the Old England Hotel in Windermere on Monday evening. To find out more about the Waterbird project click here

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Waterbird shares offered

People are being given the chance to join a £160,000 mission to recreate the 'Waterbird'- Britain's first successful seaplane.