Aircraft Photo of Not known | Avro 679 Manchester 1 | UK - Air Force | AirHistory.net #29857
Aircraft
Registration / SerialNot known
Aircraft Original TypeAvro 679 Manchester
Aircraft Generic TypeAvro 679 Manchester
Aircraft VersionAvro 679 Manchester 1
C/n (msn)
Operator / TitlesUK - Air Force
Location
City / AirportManchester - InternationalMap
Region / CountryEngland, United Kingdom
Airport CodesICAO: EGCC   IATA: MAN   Local: -   Other: -
 
Photo Date26 April 1941
Photo fromRAScholefield Collection
Photo ID: 29857
Photo Comment

An Avro Manchester bomber stands centre with its two RR Vulture engines removed for servicing by Avros. Note the centre fin, later deleted when larger twin elliptical fins were fitted. A Hawker Hector of the based Central Landing Establishment is at left. A CLE Hotspur glider is landing after a demonstration for Winston Churchill. The vintage fuel pumps are protected by sandbags. Obtained from Manchester Airport over 40 years ago.

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