AVIATION enthusiasts are getting a rare chance to capture a night-time shot of a world-renowned Second World War bomber.

Friday the 13th, a rebuilt Halifax bomber owned by the Yorkshire Air Museum, will be wheeled out to pose for photographers early next year.

It follows the publication of a picture in Flypast magazine which whetted the interest of many enthusiasts to take shots of their own.

So the museum, at Elvington, near York, is giving them the chance – appropriately on the evening of Friday, March 13.

A limited, pre-booked ticket event, 55 of the 100 places have already gone so fans are being encouraged to make contact as soon as possible.

To make the evening even more of an experience the museum will also be wheeling its Douglas C-47 Dakota and De Havilland Devon twin props, which will both be running their engines.

And also in the photographic frame will be the De Havilland Mosquito nightfighter, which will be out of the confines of the main display hanger for the

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