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'Just Jane' gets new colours

On behalf of The Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre it gives me great pleasure to reveal Avro Lancaster NX611 Just Jane’s new look to her supporters.
When Fred Panton passed away on the 9th June 2013 the effect on the Panton family was immeasurable.
It was decided that it was time a tribute should be made to the efforts of both Fred and Harold in rescuing and maintaining NX611. For over 25 years now NX611 has worn the aircraft letter ‘C’, with the wartime codes of DX- (57 Sqn) and LE- (630 Sqn). In tribute to Fred and Harold it was therefore decided to change the aircraft code letter to ‘F’ on the starboard side and ‘H’ on the port side. Both codes are also associated with wartime Lancaster’s operating from East Kirkby, with more details to follow of their histories.
 

NX611 will be officially rolled out in her new ‘colours’ on the 29th March 2014 during the Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre’s event to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Nuremberg Raid on 30/31st March 1944 on which Christopher Panton lost his life.

 

 

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