Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum - Avro Lancaster Bomber
Bill Maloney

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01 Avro Lancaster Bomber 02 Avro Lancaster Bomber 03 Avro Lancaster 04 Avro Lancaster Sheet Metal
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05 Avro Lancaster Insignia 06 Lancaster Tail Turret 07 Lancaster Tail Turret 08 Lancaster Dorsal Turret
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Avro Lancaster Bomber Specifications:

Avro Lancaster Bomber
Another Avro Lancaster Bomber can be found at the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum in Mount Hope, Ontario, Canada

Length: 69 feet, 6 inches
102 feet, 0 inches
20 feet, 4 inches
Empty - 35,240lbs Max Takeoff - 65,000lbs
Max Speed: 272mph
Cruise Speed: 200mph
Range: 1,660 miles
Service Ceiling: 24,700 feet
Fuel Capacity: 2,610 gallons
Powerplant: Four Rolls Royce Merlin 224 V12 water cooled engines with 2 stage superchargers 1,620hp each
 Ten .303 Browning machine guns
 14,000lb bomb load
 22,000lb bomb load with fuselage modifications
First Flight : 1941
Cost: $214,000

Here's a Youtube Video of an Avro Lancaster starting its four Rolls Royce Merlin engines and taxiing along the tarmac. One more video of this very Lancaster doing a flyby at an airshow at the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum

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