Aviation Photo #2046763 Avro 683 Lancaster B2 - UK - Air Force

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The vast majority of Lancasters were powered by the inline Merlin engine. This is one of 200 powered by the Bristol Hercules radial engine. They were built in 1942/43 by Armstrong Whitworth as an insurance against shortages of Merlins. DS778 was flown by 408 (Canadian) Squadron based at RAF Balderton, Notts. It was lost on a raid on Kassel on 23 October 1943. From AWA 60 years ago.
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    UK - Air Force
    Avro 683 Lancaster B2
    Avro 683/691 Lancaster/Lancastrian
    Avro 683/691 Lancaster/Lancastrian
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    United Kingdom
    September 1943
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Photo Added: January 09, 2012

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5 years ago
Great stuff! I always look for your historical photos. Please keep submitting!
5 years ago
Superb photograph, perhaps the work of Charles E Brown, it's that good.

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