Aviation Photo #1858261 Avro 683 Lancaster B7 - UK - Air Force

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One of 17 intact Lancasters worldwide. Built in May 1945 as NX622 by Austin Motors, Longbridge, Birmingham, UK. Flew only 7 hours with the RAF, then stored. To Aeronavale in 1952 as WU-16, based in Noumea. To RAAF Association 1.12.62, initially on static display at Perth Airport. Moved to RAAF Association Aviation Heritage Museum, Bull Creek in August 1979. Seen here under extensive restoration. Now believed to be the most complete and original Lancaster in the world.
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    David Eyre
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    Avro 683 Lancaster B7
    Avro 683/691 Lancaster/Lancastrian
    Avro 683/691 Lancaster/Lancastrian
    Bull Creek
    Western Australia
    June 30, 1990
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8 years ago
I love this place, this plane looks amazing now days. going there is a great chance to talk with the WW2 pilots who hang around down there. I talked with one amazing man who was a test pilot, to get his license he earned $1.25 per week, and $1 of it went on flying, and he still flies the tiger moths today. very inspiring.

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