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Tonka’s, Tiffies and Toffees.

Well, where did the winter go?

Already it is spring, the clocks have shifted forward an hour and we are into April. The flying season is coming up fast and no doubt we will be once again working with Team Vulcan to help raise funds to keep our lovely aircraft flying. 906 more words


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At 01.45 hours Henry Maudslay made his final run on the Eder dam, but his bomb was released too late and blew up almost directly beneath the aircraft. 8 more words


Hopgood's Premonition

After making their attack on the dam, Hopgood’s aircraft is seen staggering away from the target and then blowing up as it hits the ground


Bombing Run

The Upkeep mine is rotating backwards in the belly of the aircraft as P/O Taerum talks Gibson down to the required 60 feet. At 0028 hours Spafford presses the release button


Bomb Aimer

P/O Spafford in the nose of G-George


The Mohne Dam

Shortly after midnight Gibson, leading the first section, arrives over the Möhne. A simulated attack revealed light flak from the dam and surrounding countryside


BBMF Lancaster to be joined by Canadian "Lanc" this August

The Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Lancaster Over Southport, Lancashire during 2013. Gredit David Billinge

The Avro Lancaster is the most famous RAF bomber of World War II designed by Roy Chadwick, the prototype Lancaster took to the air for its first flight from Woodford, Manchester, on 9th January 1941 and in total Avros produced 7,377 Lancasters between 1941 and 1946. 185 more words

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