The Avro Lancaster, c 1942.

Made:
1942-1947 in Manchester urban district and England
maker:
A V Roe and Company Limited

Model of Avro Lancaster aircraft, scale 1:12, sectioned

Sectional model of port fuselage, scale 1:12. The Lancaster was probably the most successful British heavy bomber of World War II. It first entered service in 1942, and was designed for night bombing without fighter escort. Lancasters carried a crew of seven and were capable of delivering a bomb-load of up to 22,000 lb. The aircraft could defend itself against enemy fighters with ten machine-guns. This sectional model of the aircraft shows its interior arrangement.

Details

Category:
Aeronautics
Object Number:
1947-39
Measurements:
Dimensions entered
type:
military aircraft
credit:
A.V. Roe and Co. Ltd.

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