Aircraft Photo of PA474 | Avro 683 Lancaster B1 | UK - Air Force | AirHistory.net
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:PA474
Military Code:HW-R
Aircraft Original Type:Avro 683/691 Lancaster/Lancastrian
Aircraft Generic Type:Avro 683/691 Lancaster/Lancastrian
Aircraft Version:Avro 683 Lancaster B1
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
C/n (msn):[ PA474 ]
Aircraft Name:Phantom of the Ruhr
Location
City / Airport:FairfordMap
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Airport Codes:ICAO: EGVA   IATA: FFD   Local: -   Other: -
Event:RIAT - Royal International Air Tattoo 2012
 
Photo Date:8 July 2012
Photo by:Peter de Jong
Photo ID: 1147
Photo Comment

Developed from the twin-engined Avro Manchester and first flown in 1941, the Lancaster heavy bomber could weigh in at over 30 tonnes. 7,377 Lancasters were built, equipping no less than 56 Bomber Command squadrons by 1945.

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