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One Mystery Solved

Operational Record Books are fantastic historical sources. They are extensive chronological records of everything that happened, day by day, to a squadron in an operational sense. 621 more words

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Friday night movie: One of Our Aircraft is Missing (1942)

Here’s tonight’s movie:

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During the Allied Bombing offensive of World War II the public was often informed that “A raid took place last night over …, One (or often more) of Our Aircraft Is Missing”.

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Flying over Lezennes

Five miles south-east of the centre of Lille is an airport. With an instrument landing system, VOR/DME and a main runway 2825m long it is now more than capable of handling aircraft up to about Boeing B767 size, and indeed today you can catch a flight direct from Lille to some 70 destinations around France, Europe and northern Africa. 764 more words

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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

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Childhood Memories

Given I’ve recently bought a house, my parents decided that, now I have space of my own, the time had come to go back and pick up the boxes of my old stuff which they had been keeping in their shed. 646 more words

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Lancasters back

Great to see the Canadian Lancaster “Vera” back here flying with the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight. Check the news report here

They are to fly over “Just Jane” on the 7th September shame I cannot make it. 19 more words

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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