RAF 100


duster

Link Posted 10/07/2018 - 20:26



I haven't seen anything from today's flypast, so here is the Lancaster getting airborne from RAF Waddington this lunchtime

08tiger

Link Posted 10/07/2018 - 22:12
Nice bit of history
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McGregNi

Link Posted 10/07/2018 - 23:56
A good clear capture, and the sky is well controlled with good contrast across the plane. I'm just reading Anthony Beaver's WWII book, up to the section about Bomber Command during 1943, so a topical image. A very traumatic experience, being in one of those glass canopies over Europe at the time.
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pschlute

Link Posted 11/07/2018 - 12:59
nice capture. i thought the fly-past was very exciting.
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Chrism8

Link Posted 11/07/2018 - 13:42
We can't have had any spare Typhoons anywhere thou, plus there was no point in going to the Mach Loop either yesterday 😁
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duster

Link Posted 11/07/2018 - 14:29
History for me too. It's exactly 35 years ago when I had my first (and last) flight in that Lancaster. I was able to experience occupying all of the positions, including the tail gunners: Once that bubble is rotated you feel as if sitting on thin air. I cannot imagine being shot at too.

cardiffgareth

Link Posted 11/07/2018 - 20:49
Lovely to see it in the air. We missed it at St Athan as she was grounded in Liverpool.
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