Air Force Bomber Command An Amer. airman clad in heavy sheepskin jacket & pants holding up one heavy insulated boot as he poses proudly next to the nose of his Flying Fortress bomber decorated the name “STINKY” parked at US Bomber Command airdrome.
August 2014 will see the coming together of the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight and Canadian Warplane Heritage Museums Avro Lancaster Bombers. This will be a historic moment and the firts time Two such aircraft have flown together for 50 years.
An Avro Lancaster B Mark I of No. 83 Squadron RAF is signalled off on the third ‘Thousand Bomber’ raid, an attack on Bremen, Germany from Scampton, Lincolnshire. The Wing Commander (Flying) gives a green light for take off with his Aldis lamp.