Warbirds at the Quinte International Air Show 2016

The following photographs were donated to Defence of the Realm by Bob Willis and were taken yesterday at CFB Trenton, Canada during the first day of the Quinte International Air Show 2016.

FM213 Lady Orchid, Avro Lancaster KB895 WL-O VR-A Quinte Trenton P-51D Mustang B-25 Mitchell

An awe-inspiring sight; Lancaster, Mitchell and Mustang make a formation fly past of the crowd.


FM213 Lady Orchid, Avro Lancaster KB895 WL-O VR-A Quinte Trenton

“Vera” in disguise; Avro Lancaster FM213 VR-A, one of only two airowrthy Lancastasers in the world is being flown in the temporary markings of Lancaster KB895 WL-O Lady Orchid. Lady Orchid was an aircraft that flew with No.434 Squadron RCAF during the war and has 35 operations to her credit.


B-25 Mitchell Royal Canadian Air Force RCAF Quinte airshow 2016

B-25 Mitchell sporting D-Day invasion stripes.


 

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5 responses to “Warbirds at the Quinte International Air Show 2016

  1. How cool to see photos from Canada! I was at CFB Trenton a few years ago (it’s about three-four hours from where I live), and have also seen the pictured aircraft at another Canadian airshow. Thanks for sharing these, and thanks to Bob Willis for donating them!

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