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Lancaster duo a double hit

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

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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


The Last British Lancaster

Yesterday we went to Westdale Lane in Nottingham to see the flypast by the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight’s  Avro Lancaster.
This particular aircraft was completed at Hawarden Airfield, Chester on May 31 1945 and its serial number is… 66 more words


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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Dawlish Airshow 2014

I have long intended to make a trip to Dawlish to see the free airshow that takes place every year, attracted by the many wonderful images that have been published online. 641 more words


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