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069312

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ID number 069312
Collection Photograph
Object type Black & white
Physical description Black & white

Description

CANADA. 1944. AIRCRAFT IDENTIFICATION PHOTOGRAPH SUPPLIED BY THE CANADIAN INFORMATION SERVICE. "LANCASTER". THE AVRO 683 "LANCASTER". HEAVY BOMBER, GREAT BRITAIN. MID WING CANTILEVER ALL METAL MONOPLANE. POWER PLANT:- 4 1280HP. ROLLS ROYCE, "MERLIN", 12 CYLINDER "V" MOTORS OR 4 1600HP BRISTOL "HERCULES" 14 CYLINDER TWIN ROW RADIAL MOTORS. ARMAMENT:- 10 BROWNING .303 INCH MACHINE GUNS IN FOUR HYDRAULICALLY OPERATED TURRETS. ONE IN THE NOSE, TWO AMIDSHIPS AND ONE IN THE STERN. MAKERS:- A.V. ROE & COMPANY LIMITED.