Aviation Photo #0920381 Avro 683 Lancaster B1 - UK - Air Force

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The aircraft nightstopped on its way to an airshow in Northern Ireland. It did a circuit and flyby after takeoff, much to the delight of all the assembled photogs and families with children. This would have been a common sight and sound 60 years ago as Prestwick was the eastern end of the delivery route for Canadian built Lancasters.
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    Ian Howat
    UK - Air Force
    Avro 683 Lancaster B1
    Avro 683/691 Lancaster/Lancastrian
    Avro 683/691 Lancaster/Lancastrian
    Glasgow - Prestwick
    United Kingdom
    September 4, 2005
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Photo Added: September 11, 2005

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11 years ago
Four Spitfires flying in very close formation. Excellent angle showing the Lanc at its' best. Detail and clarity outstanding. Wish I had been there to see and hear it.
11 years ago
Stunning photo i wish ours (G for George) at the war memorial still graced the skies.
10 years ago
Great shot. I saw this fly past us when on our UK Ireland tour at the Giants footsteps the same day. Alas it was too far away to photograph. Thanks for sharing. Colin

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