East Kirkby 7th April 2012

East Kirkby 7th April
NX611 “Just Jane” Avro Lancaster  VII taxy runs.
With my 3 year old Grandson James we went over to East Kirkby to view the models of the Large Model Association and Taxy run of “Just Jane” at 1PM.
With picnic and James in hand we headed to the Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Hanger to view the C-47A Dakota N473DC/2100882 in USAAC marks coded 3X-P,This is based here and is a regular flyer,It was stripped down on service on
this visit,
1.N473DC Douglas C-47A
Also displayed inside the hanger was the nose section of a Canberra E15,which is
open for people to go inside and look around.
2.WH957 Canberra E15 Nose section
Lincolnshire Aircraft Recovery Group have the reconstructed fuselage of Spitfire Vb BL655 on display in the Hanger.
3.BL655 Spitfire Vb
The Recovery Group  have the remains of Wellington I L7775 in it’s own building.
4.L7775 Wellington I remains.
Lincolnshire Aviation Preservation Society  have there own Building which has
Hampden I AE436  under restoration and stored Proctor IV NP294 can be found.
5.AE436 Hampden I
Work on the Hampden is making steady progress with the original instruments fitted into the cockpit.
A superb job and well worth a visit to the project.
6.NP294 Proctor IV in storage
It was getting around to 1PM and the Lancaster Taxy run so we got into are chosen position,My neighbour Mike Chatterton was at the controls and the pictures tell there own story.
7.NX611 Lancater B VII “Just Jane”

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