"Spirit of Caledonia" Avro Lancaster Type 683 Mk 10 May 1975 Part 2
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My thanks to Andrew Hilton for sending in these super photos of the team that brought the Lancaster, Spirit of Caledonia, over from Canada and there some superb inflight photos too.
These images are all courtesy of Dick Richardson, he was the Strathallan Chief Engineer who was the lead in getting the aircraft airworthy in Canada and one of the crew who flew over to Scotland in her.
TV interviews before the trip
An RAF Nimrod escorts the Lanc in
Signed commemorative postcard
Arrival in Glasgow - Capt MacKenzie and Sir William Roberts
G-BCOH Spirit of Caledonia at Toronto International
The Crew - possibly Iceland.....it looks cool Navigator David Kemp, Flight Engineer Stan Banfield, Capt P A (Mac) MacKenzie, Dick Richardson, Co-pilot Gerry Moore