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Britain’s Forgotten Bombers
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Britain’s Forgotten Bombers

Britain’s Forgotten Bombers The heroes of the Battle of Britain have long been celebrated and decorated, and rightly so; but the Bomber Command servicemen were in even more danger of being shot down than the fighters, and bravely crossed into enemy territory again and again. Here’s why Britain’s Bomber crews […]

Canada’s Lancaster bomber returns home after historic U.K. tour
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Canada’s Lancaster bomber returns home after historic U.K. tour

Canada’s only operational WWII Lancaster bomber plane was met by hundreds of cheering onlookers and a Scottish marching band and as it touched down in Hamilton Sunday after a historic aerial tour in the U.K. The 69-year-old Lancaster landed at the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum Sunday after flying across the […]

Archive on BBC Radio 4: recording of a crew in a bombing raid over Berlin
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Archive on BBC Radio 4: recording of a crew in a bombing raid over Berlin

Stephen Evans, the BBC’s Berlin correspondent, tells the story of Wynford Vaughan-Thomas’s report recorded aboard a Lancaster Bomber during a raid on Berlin. In 1943 the RAF contacted the BBC with a dramatic offer: they were willing to send a two-man radio crew on a bombing raid over Berlin. The […]

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

The World’s last two flying Lancasters have paid a moving tribute to the RAF’s Second World War bomber force.  The Royal Air Force’s Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (RAF BBMF) worked with Severn Trent Water as two Lancasters swept over the Derwent Dam for the first time in over 50 […]

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 […]