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Windsor to swap parts overseas to help keep Lancaster bomber flying in Britain

Windsor’s historic Lancaster bomber was engaged in battle Monday night.

The contentious question: Should parts from Windsor’s plane — which will never fly again — be sent to Britain to help a Lancaster there continue flying? 588 more words

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Memories: The Lancaster

This memory is from before I was nine, and it is one of a very small group of memories involving my Uncle Terry. My Uncle Terry was my mother’s older brother, he died around my ninth birthday from a heart attack. 580 more words

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Flying Legends Airshow~Part 8

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Day 8 – Wednesday July 8th

When I checked in at the “Ye Ole Red Lion Hotel” the evening before, the hotel proprietor was very efficient and explained everything to me, including Wi-Fi password, dinner and breakfast menus & hours. 621 more words

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Propped Grid

In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Grid.”

Lancaster propeller propped grid or so it seems in this picture, the reality is that the huge grid overhead supports not only the building’s roof but also some of the exhibits that hang from it.

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The Dresden Bombing

From February 13 to February 15, 1945, during the final months of World War II (1939-45), Allied forces bombed the historic city of Dresden, located in eastern Germany. 1,178 more words

Derbyshire’s Ghostly Lancaster Bomber Takes to the Air Again

There are plenty of stories of phantom trains, phantom boats and phantom cars.  But one of the most remarkable sights to see must a phantom plane, especially when the plane is question isn’t one normally gracing our skies often.  756 more words

Ghosts & Hauntings

Les Munro, last surviving Dambusters pilot, dies in New Zealand at 96

Telegraph — Munro, who died of heart problems in a hospital in Auckland, was a member of the RAF’s 617 Squadron that famously conducted a series of strikes against Germany’s Ruhr dams in Operation Chastise, known as the Dambusters raids… 67 more words