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The Battle of Britain Memorial Flight flies out of RAF Coningsby, commemorating the heritage of the Royal Air Force.

The Battle of Britain Memorial Flight flies out of RAF Coningsby, commemorating the heritage of the Royal Air Force.

A Terrifying Beauty – the Art of Piotr Forkasiewicz > Vintage Wings of Canada

A Terrifying Beauty – the Art of Piotr Forkasiewicz > Vintage Wings of Canada

"Operation Chastise", subsequently known as 'The Dambusters' raid was launched from RAF Scampton Lincoln and carried out by No. 617 Squadron.

"Operation Chastise", subsequently known as 'The Dambusters' raid was launched from RAF Scampton Lincoln and carried out by No. 617 Squadron.

A Terrifying Beauty – the Art of Piotr Forkasiewicz > Vintage Wings of Canada

A Terrifying Beauty – the Art of Piotr Forkasiewicz > Vintage Wings of Canada

A gunner...believed to be Sgt J Bell...Looks through the opening in the perspex of the rear turret of R5740/ ‘KM-O’.. The four .303 Browning machine guns could discharge at a combined rate of 7,000 rounds a minute but were outranged by the heavy calibre cannon of most Luftwaffe night fighters.

A gunner...believed to be Sgt J Bell...Looks through the opening in the perspex of the rear turret of R5740/ ‘KM-O’.. The four .303 Browning machine guns could discharge at a combined rate of 7,000 rounds a minute but were outranged by the heavy calibre cannon of most Luftwaffe night fighters.

A Terrifying Beauty – the Art of Piotr Forkasiewicz > Vintage Wings of Canada

A Terrifying Beauty – the Art of Piotr Forkasiewicz > Vintage Wings of Canada


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A Terrifying Beauty – the Art of Piotr Forkasiewicz > Vintage Wings of Canada

A Terrifying Beauty – the Art of Piotr Forkasiewicz > Vintage Wings of Canada

A Terrifying Beauty – the Art of Piotr Forkasiewicz > Vintage Wings of Canada

A Terrifying Beauty – the Art of Piotr Forkasiewicz > Vintage Wings of Canada

Avro Lancaster aircraft under construction at the A V Roe & Co Ltd factory at Woodford in Cheshire, 1943. Despite constant losses in air battle over Germany, new production meant that the numbers of aircraft available were always increasing. - See more at: http://ww2today.com/3rd-july-1943-a-new-bomber-pilot-encounters-the-skies-over-germany#sthash.Kd87B9pK.dpuf

Avro Lancaster aircraft under construction at the A V Roe & Co Ltd factory at Woodford in Cheshire, 1943. Despite constant losses in air battle over Germany, new production meant that the numbers of aircraft available were always increasing. - See more at: http://ww2today.com/3rd-july-1943-a-new-bomber-pilot-encounters-the-skies-over-germany#sthash.Kd87B9pK.dpuf

piston wings — snafu65:   A RAF Bomber Crew Returning From A...

piston wings — snafu65: A RAF Bomber Crew Returning From A...

A great view of a great plane, the British Avro Lancaster. It carried the night bombing campaign over German-occupied areas in 1943-45.

A great view of a great plane, the British Avro Lancaster. It carried the night bombing campaign over German-occupied areas in 1943-45.

A Terrifying Beauty – the Art of Piotr Forkasiewicz > Vintage Wings of Canada

A Terrifying Beauty – the Art of Piotr Forkasiewicz > Vintage Wings of Canada

"Dam Buster" Lancaster Bomber - Probably the most beautiful British WWII bomber.

"Dam Buster" Lancaster Bomber - Probably the most beautiful British WWII bomber.

Avro Lancaster

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My dad repaired these in World War 2. He was an airframe mechanic and was with No. 6 Bomber Command, stationed at RAF Leeming. ✈️

My dad repaired these in World War 2. He was an airframe mechanic and was with No. 6 Bomber Command, stationed at RAF Leeming. ✈️

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Mission4Today › ForumsPro › R & R Forums › Photo Galleries › WWII Aircraft Photo's › Britain and Commonwealth

Troops loading a 400lb 'Cookie' bomb into a Lancaster bomber.

Troops loading a 400lb 'Cookie' bomb into a Lancaster bomber.

The only place in the UK where you can ride in a Lancaster Bomber - Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre

The only place in the UK where you can ride in a Lancaster Bomber - Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre