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Last two flying WW2 Lancaster Bombers in the world.

We watched the Wings and Wheels Air Show today, from our usual vantage point a few miles away. People gather on a local hill that has a great view of the valley with Dunsfold Aerodrome right in the middle of it.  337 more words

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Rare trio to fly on Thursday — Avro Lancaster + Avro Vulcan + Avro Lancaster

Rare trio to fly on Thursday — Avro Lancaster + Avro Vulcan + Avro Lancaster

From The People’s Mosquito (TPM) — the noble effort to build (not rebuild) an original de Havilland Mosquito for the public trust — we have the latest news. 130 more words

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Two Lancasters In Flight Together Once More

Two Avro Lancasters have flown in formation together for the first time in over 50 years. This amazing sight took place today (August 14th 2014) at RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire after the arrival of the Canadian aircraft (known affectionately as ‘Vera’) in the UK to join the Battle of Britian Memorial Flight’s ‘Thumper’. 65 more words

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Oops... We Scrapped Them...

If anyone in Britain in still wondering why the Cameroon government hasn’t yet ordered stikes against ISIS in Iraq, there is a ummm… slight technical problem. 68 more words

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Canadian Lancaster VERA lands at RAF Coningsby

Still hard to believe what happened today. — Matthew Munson

Starting to set in what we actually achieved bringing the Lancaster to the UK. An amazing experience, will never happen again. 1,107 more words

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She's on her way


Photo: Derek Mickeloff

Slowly and sedately, as befits its mature years, the Canadian “Mynarski” Lancaster, VR-A, is making its way to Britain. It left its home base in Hamilton, Ontario, on Tuesday, a day later than intended after some engine problems. 235 more words

Avro Lancaster

Avro Lancaster

All this week, there’s been a buzz about town regarding the Avro Lancaster on its way to England. I can imagine that this was kind of like what it was like when the Space Shuttle landed here (but not to quite the same extent–I doubt you’ll see photos of this hanging on people’s walls thirty years from now, but I could be proven wrong). 138 more words

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