Lancaster bomber’s first flight since fire

July 17, 2016 Spilsby Online 0

The sound of a Lancaster Bomber’s Merlin engines could be heard across Lincolnshire when it took to the skies for the first time in months. The iconic bomber, one of only two surviving flight-worthy examples in the world, was grounded for much of 2015 after an engine caught fire during a practice flight. Today the BBMF, based at RAF Coningsby, flew for the first time since the fire, taking to the skies of Lincolnshire and […]

Lancaster Bomber event to be rearranged at heritage centre

September 2, 2014 Spilsby Online 0

Organisers behind a Lancaster Bomber fly-past have said they are looking to rearrange the event after they were forced to cancel. A Canadian Lancaster suffered engine trouble on Friday and has not been fixed in time for the event at the Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre. About 5,000 tickets were sold to see two airworthy Lancasters and one on the ground, which cannot currently fly. The centre, near Skegness, said tickets would be valid for an […]