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Old 28th April 2011, 17:11
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Just wondering if there are any Britannia's still in airworthy condition anywhere in the world?

I was lucky enough to watch the filming of G-BRAC doing her TV series 'Buccaneer' in the late 1970's at Cranfield, shortly before her tragic loss near Boston in the US in 1980.

She was a beauty, and those engines sounded like nothing on earth...wonderful looking (and sounding) aircraft and one of my all time golden oldies


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Old 30th April 2011, 18:23
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Seems not:- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bristol...nnia#Survivors
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Old 30th April 2011, 18:29
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Shame.....although it would be nice to have the Duxford Britannia fire up those engines again....just to stand and listen to them once more
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Shame.....although it would be nice to have the Duxford Britannia fire up those engines again....just to stand and listen to them once more
I think there is more chance of an engine start at Kemble or Speke than Duxford.
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