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Canadian Lysander First Flight Photos  
User currently offlineegronenthal From United States of America, joined Apr 2005, 54 posts, RR: 0
Posted (5 years 11 months 5 days 6 hours ago) and read 4899 times:

A hybrid restoration - wings from one airplane, fuselage from another...


Great photos, very pretty airplane!

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User currently offlineGDB From United Kingdom, joined May 2001, 13606 posts, RR: 76
Reply 1, posted (5 years 11 months 4 days 12 hours ago) and read 4651 times:

Very impressive and a sight to behold.

This rather unsung WW2 aircraft, was the prototype in many ways for all those special forces choppers of today.
Since the Lysander become the main insertion/extraction aircraft for getting SOE operatives into Nazi occupied Europe, also rescuing downed pilots etc.

At night, in and out of very short grass strips.

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