PICTURES: Lancaster bombers fly in formation
Two Avro Lancaster bombers have been flown in formation for the first time in more than 50 years, with the duo set to appear at numerous air shows and events in the UK over the coming weeks.
Avro Lancaster of No. 106 Squadron RAF
An 8,000-lb HC bomb (‘super cookie’) is brought by tractor to a waiting Avro Lancaster of No. 106 Squadron RAF in its dispersal at Syerston, Nottinghamshire. The target on this particular night was Stuttgart, Germany.
Remains of a Lancaster Bomber crew found after nearly 70 years
69 years after a Lancaster Bomber crashed during WWII in Germany, remains of the five-member crew inside the wreckage of the plane have finally been discovered in a village near Frankfurt.
Lancaster GB 617 Squadron 10 by Claveworks on DeviantArt
The Avro Lancaster entered service with the RAF in 1942 and became one of the most successful night bombers of the war. The Lancaster was also use... Lancaster GB 617 Squadron 10
Dambusters reunited: Two WWII Lancaster bombers fly together over UK
The world's only two airworthy Lancaster bombers were united on a windswept RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire for what will probably be the last time.