About the Lancaster
The Avro Lancaster is the most famous and successful RAF heavy bomber of Word War Two.
There are only two airworthy Lancasters left in the world - 7,377 were built.
Lancaster PA474 was built at the Vickers Armstrong Broughton factory at Hawarden Airfield, Chester on 31 May 1945, just after VE day. The war in the Far East ended before she was deployed and she did not take part in any hostilities.
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