Do you want to fly the Lancaster across the Atlantic Ocean? Maybe your should try to bid for your ticket on eBay. The Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum is auctioning off the opportunity to fly in a famous Second World War bomber on eBay. As reported by Warbirds News ( click HERE) The Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum will be flying their Avro Lancaster B.X across the Atlantic Ocean to the United Kingdom to take part in a series of displays alongside the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight. This will mark the first time in four decades that two Lancasters will fly in formation with one another, and represent a unique opportunity for aviation enthusiasts around the world to witness these two magnificent historic aircraft flying together.
According to the RAF press release; the Canadian Lancaster, FM213, will depart from its home base in Hamilton, Ontario on August 4th. They will stage across the North Atlantic via Goose Bay, Labrador; Narsarsuaq, Greenland; and Keflavik, Iceland prior to a hoped for arrival at RAF Coningsby on August 8th.