The night of May 16-17th, 1943 saw the execution of Operation Chastise, better known as the Dambuster Raid, the culmination of a year and a half of hard work, developing and testing an innovative new […]
Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre in East Kirby, UK has recently had the number 2 fuel tank out for overhaul and to allow inspection of the inner wing condition on their Avro Lancaster, registration number NX611.
Last Sunday, April 7th 2013 the Royal Air Force Museum hosted the annual Shropshire Model Show at their Cosford facility. Nestled amongst their world-class collection of aircraft and military vehicles, thousands of intricately detailed models […]
On March 6th 1944 the Lancasters and Halifax’s of Bomber Command began an offensive against the German transport network in occupied Europe, attacking railway yards in France. The Avro Lancaster became the most effective heavy […]
The British Imperial War Museums (IWM) held a free admission day at their Duxford Airfield branch in Cambridgeshire, England which saw large crowds in attendance to commemorate Armistice Day. Visitors had the opportunity to see […]
Despite uncooperative weather, the Vintage Wings of Canada’s annual Wings Over Gatineau-Ottawa Airshow held recently was a tremendous success, attracting more than 32,000 attendees to Ottawa-Gatineau Executive Airport in Gatineau, QC, Canada. Several participating groups […]