The Iconic Avro Lancaster, Still Capturing the Public’s Imagination

Lacaster 1The four-engined Lancaster bomber is one of the most iconic British aircraft of the Second World War and is still flying, seventy years on. The aircraft made its first operational bombing mission on 17 April 1942 and by the height of the war 42 Bomber Command squadrons operated Lancasters. Continue reading “The Iconic Avro Lancaster, Still Capturing the Public’s Imagination”

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Avro Vulcan V-Force Bomber: Britain’s Cold War Nuclear Deterrent

The Vulcan, a delta wing subsonic jet bomber served with the RAF for over thirty years and fulfilled a central role as part of Britain’s nuclear deterrent in the Cold War.

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