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Avro Lancaster B1
Avro Lancaster B1
Lancaster B1 PA474 of the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight taxis in at Duxford Autumn Air Day in 1999.
Aircraft Specifications
Aircraft Type:
Seven Crew Four Engined Heavy Bomber
Country of Origin:
United Kingdom
Engines:
4 x Rolls Royce Merlin XXIV inline Piston Engines rated at 1223kw (1640hp)
Armament:
8 x .303 in Browning Machine guns (2 each in nose & mid-upper turrets, and 4 in rear turret. The Lancaster could carry a bomb load of up to 14,000 lb (6350kg)
Dimensions:
Wing Span: 31.09m (102ft). Length: 21.18m (69ft 6in), Height: 6.10m (20ft 0in).Wing Area: 120.49 sq. metres (1,297 sq. feet)
Weights:
Empty: 16738kg (36,900lb). Max Takeoff: 31751kg (70,000lb)
Performance:
Max Speed: 287 mph (462 km/hour) at 11,500ft (3505m) Service Ceiling: 24,500ft (7470m) Max Range: 2,530 miles (4072km)
Operators:
RAF, RAAF, RCAF
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* Please note: These figures are for guide purposes only. Please refer to published text books for further information.
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