Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2018/08/07

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Subject: [Leica] Visiting the Avro Lancaster at the Warplane Museum in Hamilton, Ontario
From: hcummer at (Howard Cummer)
Date: Tue, 7 Aug 2018 08:03:10 -0400
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Hi Don,
They flew the Lanc to the UK several years ago to participate in the Fly-by 
for the Queen?s Diamond Jubilee along with the Duxford Lanc.
A propellor blade was split in the voyage and the aircraft was declared 
non-airworthy until the blade was replaced. That resulted in a worldwide 
hunt for a replacement propellor and one was finally found in California and 
purchased - at substantial pricing - to get the old plane back in the air. 
So, it does get around but I don?t know if it has ever flown to an air show 
in the States.
PS: The Lanc is an early ?40?s design - I think the aircraft you mention are 
later ones: