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07-27-2012, 04:59 AM
I was always a little intrigued by the Manchester and learned quite a bit about it in the research for the previous Lancaster painting -Lucky Lady.
The Manchester was an underpowered failure which was used for a short while in the bombing campaign. Fortunately it's development lead to the wonderful Lancaster.
The Acrylic painting below eventually went to a pilot who flew that very aircraft. He lived in glsagow and was evidently very pleased to see his old kite brought to life on canvas .
Again a dire photograph but all I have now.


07-27-2012, 08:48 PM
Beautiful position for this aircraft, Neil.

07-28-2012, 07:02 PM
Lovely painting and interesting story.