August 28, 2009
Weather permitting, a World War II-era B25D Mitchell bomber nicknamed “Grumpy” will take off tomorrow from Duxford, England and retrace (in reverse) the historic lend-lease route by which U.S. airplanes were delivered to Europe in the 1940s. The airplane, which saw its first duty with the Royal Canadian Air Force, is now owned by the Historic Flight Foundation in Seattle, and will end up at Paine Field in Everett, Washington.
Follow the six-day flight here.
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