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Rare Rotorcycle bound for new home

Something “pretty rare and different” is on its way to a museum

Gate guard Mentor comes ‘home’

A former gate guardian has been returned to ‘terra firma’ for a special event

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How Lancasters unknowingly led the way on D-Day 

As the bombs rained down from Lancaster ‘J-Jig’ just before midnight on June 5, 1944, Patrick Otter recounted in the June 2014 issue of FlyPast how the crew had no idea they were unleashing the opening salvo of D-Day.

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Epic 400-mile flight in a crippled Lancaster 

In the December 2009 FlyPast Graham Pitchfork detailed a crew’s 400-mile flight in a badly damaged Lancaster

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Lancaster wireless operator recollections: Standout wartime sorties 

John Elliott was a Lancaster wireless operator; in the January 2013 issue of FlyPast he shared his memories with Steve Bond

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My wartime Lancaster tour with Canada’s ‘Moose’ squadron 

In the June 2011 issue of FlyPast Edward Darlington detailed his extended Lancaster tour with Canada’s ‘Moose squadron

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Profiling four Lancaster aircrew who epitomise bravery

In the October 2013 issue of FlyPast Air Cdre Graham Pitchfork examined four very different Lancaster aircrew, each of whom excelled at ‘pressing on’

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Canadian Lancaster UK visit: A formation sensation

In 2014, the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum’s Lancaster undertook a memorable visit to the UK, with the highlight for many being the chance to see it fly in formation with the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight’s Lancaster. In the November 2014 issue of Flypast Nigel Price reviewed the tour’s highlights upto that point

D-Day Squadron plots European return

The D-Day Squadron – a US-based tribute flight comprising Douglas C-47 and DC-3 aircraft – has announced that it will be returning to Europe in 2024

American Vulcan goes under cover

One of three Vulcans based in the US, XM573 is now receiving some restorative work

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