One of only 4 Lancasters capable of ground running

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One of only 4 Lancasters capable of ground running

Postby Avro683 » Wed Sep 25, 2013 3:50 am

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Re: One of only 4 Lancasters capable of ground running

Postby Richw_82 » Wed Sep 25, 2013 8:59 am

Thanks for the link!

Its great that the numbers of live Lancasters have grown over the past couple of decades, and with more being restored the future is good.
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Re: One of only 4 Lancasters capable of ground running

Postby Avro683 » Thu Mar 06, 2014 12:07 am

Thanks Rich, it is hoped that she will be able to do a short taxi either this year or next .. :)
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Re: One of only 4 Lancasters capable of ground running

Postby Spitfire » Thu Mar 06, 2014 12:45 am

How amazing is that - I didn't even know there was a 4th :ymapplause: :ymapplause: :ymapplause:

Where is it precisely ??
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Re: One of only 4 Lancasters capable of ground running

Postby Hungry Haggis » Thu Mar 06, 2014 9:45 am

http://lancasterfm159.freeservers.com/
See above link she is in Canada going by the site.
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Re: One of only 4 Lancasters capable of ground running

Postby Spitfire » Thu Mar 06, 2014 10:56 am

Aha - found that but didn't look around enough ... found it now ... just south of Calgary :D

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I was just wondering how far away it was from the Canadian flying Lanc C-GVRA - but that's near Toronto by the great lakes - so it seems they are a fair way apart ;)
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Re: One of only 4 Lancasters capable of ground running

Postby Dougs » Thu Mar 06, 2014 1:48 pm

wow that is a long way!
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Re: One of only 4 Lancasters capable of ground running

Postby Spitfire » Thu Mar 06, 2014 2:48 pm

2000 miles (ish) :p
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Re: One of only 4 Lancasters capable of ground running

Postby Avro683 » Thu Mar 06, 2014 5:04 pm

Don't forget there is another lanc only 45 minutes drive away from Nanton at Calgary Aerospace Museum Calgary Airport..
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Re: One of only 4 Lancasters capable of ground running

Postby Spitfire » Thu Mar 06, 2014 6:04 pm

Nice - but not a 'runner' as the other 4 ;)
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