Two new paint schemes for BBMF Lancaster

Lancaster W5005 (Australian War Memorial)

I gather that the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight’s Lancaster, PA474, will have not one but two new paint schemes following its winter service.

The left-hand side will be painted as 460 (RAAF) Squadron Lancaster W5005, coded AR-L “Leader”, which had nose art of a kangaroo playing bagpipes, indicating the Australian and Scottish backgrounds of […]

03/04-09-1943 (SGLO T2868) AVRO Lancaster Mk III EE132 AR-

Loss Chart on T2868 Day or Night of Operation 3/4 Sep 1943 Operation Target Berlin Aircraft AVRO Lancaster Mk III Built by AVRO c/n or Werknr Serial or Stammkenzeichen EE132 Call Sign or Verbandskenzeichen AR- Name Unit 460 SQN Air Force RAF Take off time 19.40 Airfield Binbrook Crashed at 23.40 Cause of the […]

27/28-05-1943 (SGLO T2393) AVRO Lancaster Mk III ED804 AR-Z

Loss Chart on T2393 Day or Night of Operation 27/28 May 1943 Operation Target Essen Aircraft AVRO Lancaster Mk III Built by AVRO c/n or Werknr Serial or Stammkenzeichen ED804 Call Sign or Verbandskenzeichen AR-Z Name Unit 460 SQN Air Force RAF Take off time 23.14 Airfield Binbrook Crashed at 02.09 Cause of the […]