Lancaster at RAF Brize Norton

The Battle Of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) works to keep some of the most historic aircraft used by the Royal Air Force flying for a new generation to see them in the air. 

One of those aircraft is the Avro Lancaster, famous for being the aircraft used during the Dambusters raid of World War II.

The BBMF operates one of only two airworthy frames in the world.

The 75th anniversary of the Dambusters was marked last week and the incredible Lancaster was busy around the country being displayed to the public.

Lancaster Brize
The Avro Lancaster on the ground at RAF Brize Norton as a Voyager departs.

It made a stop at RAF Brize Norton on its tour where one of its captains, Flight Lieutenant Seb Davey, is based as an instructor pilot for the A400M Atlas with 24 Squadron.


If you missed the Lancaster at RAF Brize Norton yesterday check her out below! Hear from Flt Lt Seb Davey who flew her into Brize speak about the amazing aircraft! #BBMF #Dambusters75

Posted by BFBS Brize Norton on Friday, 18 May 2018


Flt Lt Seb Davey told Forces Radio BFBS: 

"Seeing the effect she has on people who see her [is incredible]. She holds such a dear place in the hearts of the people of the United Kingdom. The most important thing about it is rememberance."

Lancaster captain Flt Lt Seb Davey

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