This summer saw an event that probably passed by a large part of the UK without being noticed. You had to be an aircraft fan to be aware of it – but if you were, it was momentous! 275 more words
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Avro Lancaster 1941 onwards All marks
Avro Lancaster 1941 onwards All marks: Owner’s Workshop Manual, Jarrod Cotter, 2008, ISBN 9781844254637, 160 pp.
Cotter’s authorship of this beloved aircraft lives up to the Lancaster’s reputation. 179 more words
Yesterday morning dawned bright and clear across most of Britain and Ireland, but apparently not in deepest darkest Lincolnshire. This must have caused great despondency amongst the planners at the RAF Battle of Britain Memorial Flight at RAF Coningsby because yesterday, Saturday 6 September, was the first day in a weekend which had been scheduled for months to be the one of the busiest for the world’s last two flying Lancaster bombers. 490 more words
Canadian Lancaster warplane — one of only two remaining — effectively stranded in U.K. after engine failure
After suffering engine failure over northern England, Canada’s own Avro Lancaster — one of only two airworthy specimens of the iconic Second World War bomber — remains effectively stranded in the U.K. 582 more words