A master craftsman and his Avro Lancaster

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Geoff Landon-Browne, a very good mate of mine, is well-known here. But seeing this interview in the Ottawa Citizen online newspaper, I thought it deserved a wider circulation Here's Geoff in glory sitting in his cockpit. It's been a very great pleasure to help him with the supply of original Avro drawings. Virtually every thing of the Lanc that you see here has been made by him in his own workshop using original drawings and his stock of instruments. http://i648.photobucket.com/albums/uu207/MikeHoulder/Lanc%20Reference/Geoff%20on%20his%20cockpit_zpsqaze2utv.jpg~original Here's the link to the Ottawa Citizen interview video http://ottawacitizen.com/news/local-news/rebuilding-history-bombers-flight-deck-one-of-war-buffs-reconstructed-treasures The audio for the video is set mute to start with, you'll need to switch on the audio. His project really has only just begun. There's the cockpit floor, nav's station with a full set of equipment, similarly the Wop's station and, if I can ever get my act together to keep him supplied with drawings, the nose section. Mike
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:applause: Well done him ,thanks for posting and may he have 20 more years to complete it :)

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Very very nice, I really like those one man projects. Shows what can be done with just determination. But errr, if it was me I would not have my photo taken with a lot of bombfuses on display in the background............ Cees

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But errr, if it was me I would not have my photo taken with a lot of bombfuses on display in the background............ Cees
Hi Not 100% sure but most probably not an issue here in canada, if i read the initial post right the guy is in/near ottawa cheers jerry

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Are the fuses still live then?