BCATP aircraft flown during World War II

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Lancaster KB-700

KB-700 - THE RUHR EXPRESS August 1, 1943 was a proud day for the workers of Victory Aircraft and indeed for all Canadians as the first Canadian-built Lancaster rolled off…

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Westland Lysander

Designed as an army co-operation aircraft, the Lysander first flew in 1936. During the spring of 1940, Lysander squadrons fought in Belgium and France. It soon became apparent that the…

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The T-33 is an American designed plane which was developed by Lockheed. It evolved from one of the earliest jet aircraft, the single seat F-80 "Shooting Star" which first flew…

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