Avro Lancaster Cz. 1

Konstrukcje firmy Avro

Kamil Nowicki

The Avro Lancaster is a British four-engined World War II heavy bomber made initially by Avro for the Royal Air Force (RAF). Used in many key operations by the RAF during the war, including the raid on Hamburg, Operation Chastise, and Operation Manna, dropping crucial food supplies to the Netherlands.
Publication date:
December 2010
Publisher :
AJ Press
Language:
English
Series :
Monografie Lotnicze
Illustration :
182 b/w photos, 8 col. photos, drawings, plans, col profiles
Format Available     Quantity Price
Paperback
ISBN : 9788372371805
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£19.99
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Overview
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• Complete illustrated history of the "Dambuster” British World War II heavy bomber

The Avro Lancaster is a British four-engined World War II heavy bomber made initially by Avro for the Royal Air Force (RAF). Used in many key operations by the RAF during the war, including the raid on Hamburg, Operation Chastise, and Operation Manna, dropping crucial food supplies to the Netherlands.

The first part of the book illustrates the history of the Avro company, including its aircraft before the Lancaster was born. The next chapter describes the Lancaster's predecessor, the Avro 679 Manchester. The main part of the book focuses extensively on the Avro 683 Lancaster's design, development, combat service and its variants. Camouflage and markings are also described. The Lancaster successors, including the Lincoln, and the Lancastrian, are also featured.

About Monografie Lotnicze
This series is published in Polish with English photo captions, and presents the most popular, most interesting and the best aircraft design of the 20th century. Every monograph describes particular airplanes in a complex way- it contains a history of its development, its historical background and manufacturing history, combat use, camouflage and markings and a detailed technical description. Complemented by hundreds of historical photographs illustrating the subject, plans in modelling scales, and colour profiles depicting the airframes of different times and units, Monografie Lotnicze are a rich source of knowledge, not only for readers interested in aviation history, but also for modellers.