View from the gun turret of a WWII Lancaster bomber as it soars over London

The Royal Air Force Battle of Britain Memorial Flight’s Lancaster PA474 once again took part in the Queens Birthday Celebration fly past over London 15th June 2013.

The UK Ministry of Defence shared two extremely interesting videos captured from aboard the WWII plane that was famous for its attacks on German dams.

Here’s the first one:

And, here’s the second:

It’s amazing how a 70-year old plane is kept airworthy and takes part to UK’s most important airshows and flypasts.

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David Cenciotti is a journalist based in Rome, Italy. He is the Founder and Editor of “The Aviationist”, one of the world’s most famous and read military aviation blogs. Since 1996, he has written for major worldwide magazines, including Air Forces Monthly, Combat Aircraft, and many others, covering aviation, defense, war, industry, intelligence, crime and cyberwar. He has reported from the U.S., Europe, Australia and Syria, and flown several combat planes with different air forces. He is a former 2nd Lt. of the Italian Air Force, a private pilot and a graduate in Computer Engineering. He has written five books and contributed to many more ones.