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Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre: Airworthy Merlin number 5

The fifth airworthy Merlin has been completed and returned to East Kirkby! Eye Tech engineering has completed a total overhaul of the Merlin 35 that was found by Bob Cherry in a scrap yard and it has been seen to be their 'biggest challenge yet'. The ’35′ has been modified back to a Merlin 24 […]

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Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre: NX611’s new nose art

Avro Lancaster NX611 rolled off the production line in April 1945 so she celebrates her 70th Anniversary this year. To commemorate that she has been given new nose art which can be seen below: Source / Author: Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre Photo: Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre

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Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre: Phonetic Donation

Nicholas Ashe from Strubby has raised £164.00 for the restoration of Avro Lancaster NX611 by sponsorship to learn the phonetic alphabet. Nicholas donated his sponsorship money on Saturday 3rd May and can be seen here handing it over to Andrew Panton in the cockpit of NX611 'Just Jane'. Photograph by Alan Markham. Well done Nicholas!! […]

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Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre: A Spinner from the Rockies

The guys in Nanton, Alberta with Lancaster FM159 at the Bomber Command Museum of Canada have been kind enough to help us out with sourcing a new spinner to replace our number 2. The spinner we have been lucky enough to receive from them was one of the originals fitted to FM159 and still has […]

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Nowe malowanie „Just Jane”

The Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre zmienił malowanie swojego bombowca Avro  Lancaster NX611 „Just Jane”. Po śmierci 9 czerwca 2013 wieloletniego współpracownika Muzeum Freda Pantona  postanowiono uczcić wkład jego i jego brata w walkę o ocalenie i utrzymanie Lancastera. Przez 25 lat maszyna nosiła oznaczenie „C”, oraz oznaczenie wojenne DX-(57 Sqn) oraz LE-(630 Sqn). By uczcić […]

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Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre: Winter 2013 will be an expensive one!

The winter of 2013 is going to add up to being an expensive service period of Avro Lancaster NX611 'Just Jane'. Current services programmed in for this winter and their associated costs are as follows- Two propeller overhauls with CFS Aeroproducts- £18,600 approx Undercarriage overhaul of port u/c and possibly starboard u/c- £10,000 approx Tail […]