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Avro Lancaster Bomber in 21 Extraordinary Photographs

The personnel required to keep one Avro Lancaster flying on operations, taken at Scampton, Lincolnshire. Front row (left to right); flying control officer, WAAF parachute packer, meteorological officer, seven aircrew (pilot and captain, navigator and observer, air bomber, flight engineer, wireless operator/air gunner and two air gunners): second row. Twelve flight maintenance crew (left to …

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Former Lancaster pilot Jack Finan stands at the controls of the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum's Lancaster as he talks to pilot Dave Rohrer. Finan took a ride in the Lanc on Saturday. It had been 50 years since he had stepped in one. (Credits: The Hamilton Spectator)

Oldest Surviving Lancaster Pilot went for one last Flight

Former Lancaster pilot Jack Finan of Stoney Creek, who is now 95 years old, stands at the controls of the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum’s Mynarski Memorial Lancaster as he talks to pilot Dave Rohrer before his flight in the bomber on Saturday. Jack Finan was allowed some minutes at the controls while in flight, and …

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Fly amongst the legends in a Lancaster, P-51 or P-40 for $3,000

Experience a flight in a classic Second World War fighter, in formation with other historic combat aircraft, including the Avro Lancaster or simply said fly amongst the legends. Warbirds fans will have the time of their life thanks to the opportunities of Vintage Wings of Canada and Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum.  Ever wanted to be …

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Lancaster B Mark Is of No 50 Squadron, Royal Air Force, based at Skellingthorpe, flying in spread formation. The two aircraft beyond the wing tip are 'VN-D' and 'VN-J' the former, serial number JA899, was missing on the night of 24 - 25 June 1944 with Pilot Officer L G Peters and crew.

In RAF Bomber History: Avro Lancaster in 20 Photographs

The Avro Lancaster is a British four-engined Second World War heavy bomber designed and built by Avro for the Royal Air Force (RAF). It first saw active service with RAF Bomber Command in 1942 and, as the strategic bombing offensive over Europe gathered momentum, it became the main heavy bomber used by the RAF, the RCAF, …

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