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Lancaster KB882 FAQs

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When will the aircraft arrive in Trenton?

An NAFMC restoration team will make a site visit to Edmundston in the spring of 2017. At that time they will evaluate what is needed to move the aircraft and prepare her for transport. The NAFMC anticipates the arrival of KB882 in Trenton to be early fall of 2017.

How will the aircraft get to Trenton?

The NAFMC will work in conjunction with RCAF aircraft recovery specialist to move KB882 in the safest manner possible for the aircraft. This will be dependent on what conditions are found during the site visit.

Where will the aircraft go when it arrives?

When the aircraft arrives in Trenton it will go directly into the Museum Restoration shop.
Once restored, KB882 will be proudly displayed to the public in the NAFMC as its premier exhibit celebrating the 100th anniversary of the RCAF (1st of April, 2024).

How will the aircraft be restored?

KB882 will be restored to her post war Mark 10 AR (Area Reconnaissance) configuration.

How long will it take?

Restoration is anticipated to take between 5 and 7 years.

Will the aircraft be able to fly?

KB882 will be restored for static display status.

What will the restoration cost?

Costs are expected to be about $25,000 per year.

How can I help/donate?

To offer your time, talent, information or a/c parts, contact Lancaster Project Manager, Stu Preston at 613-965-4645 or kb882@airforcemuseum.ca

If you would like to make a monetary donation to the Lancaster project please contact the Executive Director at 613-965-2208 or director@airforcemuseum.ca