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A once in a lifetime event

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


Avro Lancaster 1941 onwards All marks

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

Book Reviews

Photos and Video: Avro Lancaster lands in Gatineau

The Canadian Warplane Museum’s Avro Lancaster bomber was escorted back to Vintage Wings of Canada at the Gatineau Airport on Saturday, Sept. 27, making a brief stop on its way back from a remarkable summer tour in the U.K. 98 more words

Local News

Goodbye and good luck


A little later this morning the Mynarski Lancaster, affectionately known as VeRA, will take off from RAF Coningsby and begin the long journey home to Hamilton, Ontario. 325 more words

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Two WW-II Lancaster bombers Pay Tribute To 'The Dambusters' with Flypast Over England's Derwent Dam

Two Lancasters Pay Tribute To The Dambusters – Flypast Over Derwent Dam

United Kingdom – The World’s last two flying Lancasters have paid a moving tribute to the RAF’s Second World War bomber force. 747 more words

Military Aviation

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