Lancaster bomber mid-air engine fire

LANCThe only airworthy Lancaster bomber in the UK has suffered an engine fire while flying. The Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) Lancaster – known as… More information

Get up close to the legendary Lancaster bomber at IWM Duxford this Easter

DUXFORDThis Easter, our family activities cast the spotlight on our impressive Lancaster aircraft, which towers above visitors in our AirSpace… More information

2 Lancaster Bombers Fly Together for First Time in 50 Years

At RAF Conings2 Lancaster Bombers Fly Together for First Time in 50 Years.by in Lincolnshire two Lancaster Bombers took to the skies yesterday for the first formation flight of this aircraft type since the 1960s.  The Lancaster “Thumper”, which is… More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

Meeting of the last two airworthy Lancasters- ‘Thumper’ meets ‘Vera’

The RAF Lancaster 'Thumper' (Foreground) with the Canadian Lancaster 'Vera' (background) at RAF Coningsby, Lincolnshire.Although 7,377 Lancaster aircraft were produced between 1941 and 1946, only two remain airworthy. One (a Mk 1 nicknamed ‘Thumper’) is maintained by the RAF’s Battle of Britain Memorial… More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

Halton trainees provide a proper send off for RAF rear gunner hero Walter

HALTONA Second World War rear gunner, whose funeral was set to be a quiet affair with only a few mourners, has now had a send off more fitting of a RAF hero’s, thanks to the Halton trainees of Logistics and Supply Training Sqn. Walter Edwards… More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

RAF to host as last two flying Lancasters fly together this summer

LANCASTERSThe last two Lancaster bombers still flying in the world will come together in a series of events this summer, in a meeting unlikely to happen ever again. The Canadian Lancaster will join the only other airworthy Lancaster in the world… More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

Young players perform a moving tribute at RAF Scampton

SCAMPTONYoung actors from the University of Lincoln School of Performing Arts have staged a moving tribute to the original Dambusters at RAF Scampton. Seventy years after the… More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

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