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"Eck!" -- George the Cat

Sunday, October 29, 2017

Your Sunday Morning Big Prop Noise

Two Lancasters (the only ones currently flying) made a pass over the Derwent Reservoir to commemorate the raid of the "dam-busters" in 1943.



The Derwent Reservoir was one of the training targets for the crews.

This is footage of the radial-engined version of the Lancaster:

5 comments:

Old NFO said...

Amazing aircraft, and noisy as hell inside too!

Ole Phat Stu said...

Watch this video too,lass.
Shuttleworth fying day :-)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bV7nFXhL8QY

montag said...

The Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum sells flights in a number of their aircraft including the Lanc. It's pricey for 1 hour, $3,500 Canadian and a membership but it helps keep them flying.

CenterPuke88 said...

Eh, I don't like the radial Mk. II's. It's the sound of four, synchronized Merlins that makes such a beautiful sound. But, a lovely pair of links, thanks again, Comrade!

fatfred said...

Not Merlins, Griffons.