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STOP PRESS: The Panton family have a dream, to make THEIR Lancaster bomber FLY!
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STOP PRESS: The Panton family have a dream, to make THEIR Lancaster bomber FLY!

With the spotlight on a pair of World War Two Lancaster bombers touring the UK, a farming family are trying to restore their own bomber so it can take to the sky. The Panton family have a dream, A very expensive, very laborious but incredibly precious dream. They have a […]

BRINGING EASY ELSIE BACK TO BRITAIN: A VERY SPECIAL WARBIRD A LONG WAY FROM HOME.
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BRINGING EASY ELSIE BACK TO BRITAIN: A VERY SPECIAL WARBIRD A LONG WAY FROM HOME.

Mark Barnes gets the low down on the campaign to bring home a surviving aircraft from 617 Squadron’s effort to sink the Tirpitz in 1944. Andy Smith contacted us to raise awareness of a campaign to recover the remaining wreckage of Easy Elsie a 617 Squadron Avro Lancaster that force […]

Lancaster bomber: The sad ending to the restoration of Lancaster KB976 (image heavy)
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Lancaster bomber: The sad ending to the restoration of Lancaster KB976 (image heavy)

Over the next week we will being sharing with you the content from the great website www.timefadesaway.co.uk and many thanks to Andrew Hilton for his permission to share his work www.timefadesaway.co.uk Lancaster KB976 Section 1 – Military Service Various views of Lancasters being built at Victory Aircraft works, Malton, Toronto, […]

Lancaster bomber: The sad ending to the restoration of Lancaster KB976
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Lancaster bomber: The sad ending to the restoration of Lancaster KB976

Over the next week we will being sharing with you the content from the great website www.timefadesaway.co.uk and many thanks to Andrew Hilton for his permission to share his work!    Lancaster KB976 This website is a work in progress and corrections, additions, and comments are welcome. Last updated 23rd […]

THE MEN WHO GAVE US WINGS – Review by John Henry Phillips
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THE MEN WHO GAVE US WINGS – Review by John Henry Phillips

A few weeks ago I was handed a book to review on the life and exploits of Australia’s most successful flying ace, Robert A. Little, entitled Unknown Warrior. Aircraft and the history of aviation has never been something that has perked my interest past looking at the machines themselves, which […]

Here is the opportunity of a lifetime: Fly with a Lancaster
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Here is the opportunity of a lifetime: Fly with a Lancaster

With only two of these magnificent aircraft left flying in the world today, the chance to fly with one of them is a very unique and special opportunity which will be deeply appreciated by enthusiasts worldwide. Through the goodwill and support of the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum, Action Stations is able […]

Lancaster KB726 (C-GVRA) arrival signals start of Lancaster Bomber Tour
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Lancaster KB726 (C-GVRA) arrival signals start of Lancaster Bomber Tour

Friday, 8 August 2014 saw the culmination of a plan months in the making as the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum’s (CWHM) Avro Lancaster Mk.X KB726 (C-GVRA) safely completed its 3,700 mile trip to the UK, arriving at RAF Coningsby, Lincolnshire, to begin a one-off month-long tour of Great Britain. Elliott […]

AVRO Lancaster: KB994
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AVRO Lancaster: KB994

  SOC at Penhold, Alberta, Purchase by Mr. Loenhardt, To Drumheller, To Pigeon Lake, Alberta. C.1960, Acquired by 408 Sqn, RCAF, Edmonton. Sold to Mr. Charles Church and shipped to UK. Sold to Mr. Kermit Weeks and shipped to Florida, USA to be restored to flying condition. Comments: 22/1/1947: a/c […]

RAF and Canadian aircraft meet for Two Lancs tour after epic ferry flight
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RAF and Canadian aircraft meet for Two Lancs tour after epic ferry flight

Aviation history is being made in Lincolnshire today as the only two airworthy Avro Lancasters in the world met up at RAF Coningsby this afternoon. The two World War II bombers – one operated by the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum (CWHM), the other by the RAF’s Battle of Britain Memorial […]

Canadian Lancaster making up for lost time on its 3,700-mile journey across to Lincolnshire
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Canadian Lancaster making up for lost time on its 3,700-mile journey across to Lincolnshire

The Canadian Lancaster bomber is firmly on its way to Lincolnshire to join the only other airworthy version of the iconic aircraft. Monday’s departure of the plane V-VERA on its 3,700-mile journey to RAF Coningsby was delayed by a day because of engine problems. But organisers of the arrival ceremony […]

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