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Lancaster overhead! #1633216
09/06/2019 14:32
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Just had a Lanc go over the house at fairly low altitude cool Must be from the BBMF ?

Re: Lancaster overhead! [Re: G_Man] #1633220
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Originally Posted by G_Man
Just had a Lanc go over the house at fairly low altitude cool Must be from the BBMF ?

Yep it's the only Lanc flying this side of the Atlantic, The only other one still flying in the world is based in Canada.

in 2014 it was flown over here and the two of them displayed at various airshows. Picture was taken from Wings and Wheels that year at Dunsfold.

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Re: Lancaster overhead! [Re: G_Man] #1633233
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You lucky, lucky bastard. The closest I got was when I was in the Navy and a Fairey Firefly taxied passed when I was on the line. It was a Griffon, not a Merlin, but still sounded amazing when it ran down the runway.


2000 grigio moon 20VT Plus.
Re: Lancaster overhead! [Re: PeteP] #1633239
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It was heading north so suspect it was a show of force from HMG on these IndyRef2 rebels ;-).

Fairey Firefly - that's going back a bit Grigio!

Re: Lancaster overhead! [Re: G_Man] #1633243
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Originally Posted by G_Man
It was heading north so suspect it was a show of force from HMG on these IndyRef2 rebels ;-).



shocked
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Watch out for "cupboard-clearing" from Faslane..... chinny


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Re: Lancaster overhead! [Re: G_Man] #1633264
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Originally Posted by G_Man
It was heading north so suspect it was a show of force from HMG on these IndyRef2 rebels ;-).



laugh

Re: Lancaster overhead! [Re: G_Man] #1633268
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Originally Posted by G_Man
Fairey Firefly - that's going back a bit Grigio!


It would have been WJ109 or WD826 @ RANAS Nowra in the mid 80s. I was there from 80 to 86.

https://www.faaaa.asn.au/fireflies-where-are-they-now/


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