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Nanton Lancaster Society Building Expansion Project – Recent Developments Phasing Phase I of the expansion was completed in 2007. A new 14,400 square foot structure was erected over the existing restoration shop and storage area and a 40’x70′ mezzanine was included. This is being used for storage purposes. Phase I was a “bare-bones” building. The […]

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Nanton Lancaster Society –¬†Membership and Donation Information   As a member of The Nanton Lancaster Society you will become a custodian of an important part of our aviation heritage. You are urged to participate actively in the affairs of the society as a sponsor, co-ordinator, tour guide, researcher, restoration technician or whatever your time, talents, […]

lancaircrew

The bond between the members of a bomber crew was intense and one can sense their spirit in this photograph. It was taken on 29 January, 1944 of a No. 44 Squadron Lancaster crew. They had just returned from their thirtieth operation (thus completing their “tour”) and their ninth trip to the most dangerous target […]

Aircraftcommand

Aircraft Of Bomber Command In 1939 the only aircraft available to Bomber Command were twin engined and included the Whitworth Whitley, Bristol Blenheim, Handley Page Hampden, and Vickers Wellington. As the war progressed the swift, twin-engined de Havilland Mosquito and four engined heavies became available, first the Short Stirling and Handley-Page Halifax, and later the […]

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