Aviation Photo #0538428 Avro 683 Lancaster B1 - UK - Air Force

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Owned by the BBMF this is 1 of only 2 Lancasters remaining in airworthy condition out of the 7377 that were built - the other being in Canada. She was built in Chester in mid 1945 and was earmarked for the "Tiger Force" in the Far East. Thereafter she was assigned to Photo Rec. duties with 82 Sq. in East/South Africa. From 1994 to 1999 PA474 was seen wearing the markings of W4964, 'WS-J', 'Still Going Strong', an aircraft of IX Squadron. She flew over one hundred operational sorties.
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    Gerhard Plomitzer
    UK - Air Force
    Avro 683 Lancaster B1
    Avro 683/691 Lancaster/Lancastrian
    Avro 683/691 Lancaster/Lancastrian
    Avro
    PA474
    WS-J
    Duxford
    England
    United Kingdom
    July 1995
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