Aircraft Photo of VM733 | Avro 691 Lancastrian C2 | #32779
Registration / Serial:VM733
Aircraft Original Type:Avro 683 Lancaster
Aircraft Generic Type:Avro 683/691 Lancaster/Lancastrian
Aircraft Version:Avro 691 Lancastrian C2
C/n (msn):
City / Airport:Coventry - BagintonMap
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Airport Codes:ICAO: EGBE   IATA: CVT   Local: -   Other: -
Event:Coventry Air Show 1954
Photo Date:19 June 1954
Photo by:R.A.Scholefield
Photo ID: 32779
Photo Comment

The Armstrong Siddeley Sapphire jet engine test bed performs for the crowd using only its two outer motors, the inner Merlins being shut down. This is believed to have been the last Lancastrian to survive in service. No example of the type survives.

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