VR Lancaster Raid on Berlin

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Charles Petersen
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VR Lancaster Raid on Berlin

Post by Charles Petersen » Thu Jul 18, 2019 12:38 pm

In this amazing VR Video, you can ride along with the crew of a Lancaster on a Berlin Blitz mission, courtesy of the intrepid BBC reporter and sound engineer who flew along with them.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=thTVgI1rbM4

This is available at the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum, with VR goggles/headphones, and is worth the drive to Hamilton. And a hint, go on a weekday to avoid the congestion and proceed directly to the exhibit to put your name down for a time to view. There are 6 spaces available, all on swivel chairs, that allow you to turn around and see the Captain and Flight Engineer (your seat is just behind the FE), or swivel around to observe the Navigatior or the BBC sound engineer with his recording machine. At times you will find yourself in the nose with the Bombardier. It's truly SO real.

See if this doesn't motivate you to make the trip.
They will soar on wings like eagles - Isaiah 40:3`

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Re: VR Lancaster Raid on Berlin

Post by Rainer Zimm » Thu Jul 18, 2019 7:58 pm

Anyone reporting on YouTube what it was like on the GROUND in BERLIN during those fateful days?

Just ask'in...

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Re: VR Lancaster Raid on Berlin

Post by Rainer Zimm » Thu Jul 18, 2019 7:58 pm

Or DRESDEN for that matter?

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Re: VR Lancaster Raid on Berlin

Post by Rainer Zimm » Thu Jul 18, 2019 8:01 pm

Oh wait!!!.. this Forum is suppose to be about "SOARING" at YORK SOARING in Arthur in the year 2019 . I must have missed something~ Oh DEAR!

SO!

Charles could we please NOT use this forum for memorializing issues that have nothing to do with this York Soaring Forum.... Just say'in...

I respectfully suggest that you use another "Vehicle/Forum" to make you point(s) ... there are lots of them outside that of the York Soaring Forum...

Just say'in...

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Re: VR Lancaster Raid on Berlin

Post by Charles Petersen » Fri Jul 19, 2019 2:40 am

It's aviation, Rainer, and the readers are presumed to be pilots. Ipso facto.
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Re: VR Lancaster Raid on Berlin

Post by Rainer Zimm » Fri Jul 19, 2019 8:51 am

Ah-huh ~

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