Tag: Avro Lancaster

The Lancaster Operations over Germany
The 1943 Battles of the Ruhr and Hamburg realized heavy destruction of German industrial resources but only at a steadily rising loss ratio caused primarily by Luftwaffe Night Fighters The Lancaster bomber holds a special place of affection mingled with a great deal of pride in the hearts of British and Commonwealth...
Remembering Operation Chastise: Special Lancasters, the No. 617 Squadron and the Dam Buster raids
Lancaster only specially formed wartime unit was No. 617 Squadron, used to attack the Ruhr Dams on the night of May 16/17, 1943 The Lancaster bomber holds a special place of affection mingled with a great deal of pride in the hearts of British and Commonwealth citizens — feelings which perhaps find their...
Awesome photos show RCAF CF-18 Demonstration Hornet flying with Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum Lancaster
Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum's Lancaster is one of only 2 flying Lancaster bombers in the world Taken on Aug. 29, 2018 the awesome photos in this post feature Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) CF-18 Demonstration Hornet flying with the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum Lancaster. Noteworthy Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum's Lancaster is one of only 2 flying Lancasters in the world. The Museum's...
Avro Lancaster PA474 is regularly repainted with squadorn markings representative of those that operated the Lancaster in World War II Taken on Oct. 6, 2016 at RAF Coningsby the images in this post show Royal Air Force Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) Avro Lancaster PA474 departing to Duxford ahead of a 6 month major service. In fact Aircraft Restoration Company at Duxford...