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Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Trio: PA474 Avro Lancaster B1
LF363 Hawker Hurricane IIc & PS915 Supermarine Spitfire PR XIX

Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) Trio: PA474 Avro Lancaster B1 in dual markings of 100 & 550 Squadrons RAF, LF363 Hawker Hurricane IIc in 17 Squadron markings and PS915 Supermarine Spitfire PR XIX in 81 Squadron Markings - RAF Waddington 5th July 2008 - Airshows 2008 Part 1 © Caz Caswell 2008

Photographic Copyright Caz Caswell © 2008
RAF Waddington 5th July 2008

Related Notes & Links
There are so many great things to say about BBMF, far more than I could say here. In this photograph the Flights
Avro Lancaster B1 PA474 in dual markings of 100 & 550 Squadrons RAF is accompanied by LF363 Hawker Hurricane IIc in
17 Squadron markings and PS915 Supermarine Spitfire PR XIX in 81 Squadron Markings.
Finally the Sky had begun to clear as the BBMF Display commenced.

No 81 Squadron were the last operational Spitfire Unit in RAF Service with the final Photo Reconnaissance Mission being flown on 1 April 1954.

Links:
Battle of Britain Memorial Flight and Related Links:
Battle of Britain Memorial Flight
Battle of Britain Memorial Flight - Wikipedia Entry

No. 17 Squadron Royal Air Force - RAF Site
No. 17 Squadron Royal Air Force - Wikipedia Entry

No. 81 Squadron Royal Air Force - RAF History Site

No. 100 Squadron Royal Air Force - RAF Site
No. 100 Squadron Royal Air Force - Wikipedia Entry

No. 500 Squadron Royal Air Force - RAF History Site
No. 500 Squadron Royal Air Force - Wikipedia Entry

Aircraft Type Links:
Avro Lancaster - Wikipedia Entry
The Lancaster & Manchester Bomber Archive

Hawker Hurricane - Wikipedia Entry

Hawker Hurricane - Defender of Empire

Supermarine Spitfire - History of a Legend - RAF History Site
Supermarine Spitfire - Wikipedia Entry
The Spitfire Site

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