‘APPARITION FROM THE PAST’

CANADA’S MAGNIFICENT AVRO LANCASTER FM213 IS WEARING A DAMBUSTERS-THEMED LIVERY THIS YEAR. ERIC DUMIGAN REFLECTS ON THE HISTORY OF THE ONTARIO-BASED BOMBER.

Avro Lancaster FM213 in its search and rescue configuration shortly after being acquired by the Canadian Warplane Heritage group.

As one of just two airworthy Avro Lancasters in the world – and the only one currently offering flights to the public – the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum’s B.X model, FM213, justifiably receives plenty of attention.

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