Avro Lancaster

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Avro Lancaster
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Type Heavy bomber
National Origin United Kingdom
Unit cost £45,000 to £50,000
Variants Avro Lancastrian
Manufacturer Avro
First flight January 1941
Introduced February 1942
Status Retired
Launch customer Royal Air Force
Primary users Royal Air Force
Royal Canadian Air Force
Royal Australian Air Force
Produced from 1941
Number built 7,377


The Avro Lancaster is a British four-engined heavy bomber which saw service in World War II. It was designed by the British aircraft manufacturer A.V. Roe and Company (Avro) and built by Avro and several other companies.[1]

Fleet list

Manufacturer Number produced Number surviving
Avro 3,673 0
Armstrong Whitworth 1,329 0
Austin 330 4
Metropolitan-Vickers 1,080 2
Vickers-Armstrong 535 1
Victory (Canada) 430 10
Totals 7,377 17

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