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Re: Lancaster bomber

Post by thelad » 16 May 2013, 17:28

LeakyFeeder wrote:Why have a Mossie on the Battle of Britain memorial flight... It was first introduced a year after the BoB.... ?
same reason they have a Dakota lol
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Re: Lancaster bomber

Post by LeakyFeeder » 16 May 2013, 18:30

thelad wrote:
LeakyFeeder wrote:Why have a Mossie on the Battle of Britain memorial flight... It was first introduced a year after the BoB.... ?
same reason they have a Dakota lol
The Dakota is a 30's plane... However the BBMF covers a multitude of sins... Invaluable Tail wheel currency, ground crew transport an stand in display airframe....

Having a Mossie would not be in the spirit of things...

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Re: Lancaster bomber

Post by thelad » 16 May 2013, 18:35

LeakyFeeder wrote:
thelad wrote:
LeakyFeeder wrote:Why have a Mossie on the Battle of Britain memorial flight... It was first introduced a year after the BoB.... ?
same reason they have a Dakota lol
The Dakota is a 30's plane... However the BBMF covers a multitude of sins... Invaluable Tail wheel currency, ground crew transport an stand in display airframe....

Having a Mossie would not be in the spirit of things...
The Dak was not used by the RAF untill 1942 ish.
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Re: Lancaster bomber

Post by kr0ne » 16 May 2013, 21:08

thelad wrote:The Dak was not used by the RAF untill 1942 ish.
Nor was the Lancaster, it would seem: http://www.raf.mod.uk/bbmf/theaircraft/lancaster.cfm

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