Just Jane at East Kirkby
PA 474 with the KCoA markings
7377 Lancasters were built during the 2nd World War. Only 2 currently remain airworthy.
The Avro Lancaster
PA474 comes in to land.

"Just Jane" NX611 built by Austin Motors at Longbridge near Birmingham, she was one of the first 150 B Mk VII Avro Lancaster's destined as part of the RAF's Tiger Force in the Far East. 

PA474 wearing the 50 Squadron code letters ‘VN-T’ on the starboard side representing Lancaster LL922 . The nose retains the coat of arms and name 'The City of Lincoln'.
There were two main types of engine used in the Avro Lancaster Bomber. The Rolls-Royce Merlin, and the Bristol Hercules.
During WW2 Thousands of Canadian airmen and ground crew served with RCAF and RAF Lancaster squadrons in England.  During the summer of 2014 The Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum's Avro Lancaster, VeRA, flew from Hamilton, Ontario to meet her British counterpart at raf coningsby lincolnshire.
During daylight training exercises the cockpits were fitted with blue Perspex and the crew wore amber goggles to give the illusion of moonlight to simulate nighttime.
Lancaster PA474 representing Lancaster BIII W5005 ‘AR-L’ “Leader” of 460 (Royal Australian Air Force) Squadron, with its nose art of a kangaroo in wellington boots playing bagpipes reflecting the mixed nationalities of the crew: Scottish, Welsh and Australian.
A long, unobstructed bomb bay meant that the Lancaster could take the largest bombs used by the RAF, including the 4,000 lb (1,800 kg), 8,000 lb (3,600 kg) and 12,000 lb (5,400 kg) blockbuster.
Each Lancaster would normally have a seven man crew comprising of the pilot, navigator, flight engineer, bomb-aimer, radio operator/gunner, and two gunners 1 x dorsal 1 x rear.

The Lancaster has the ability to fly low and sustain damage from enemy fire.

Just Jane at her home at the Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre

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