Manchester

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Title

Manchester
Biggest 2-engine bomber in the world - ours

Description

The article features a photograph the nose and an annotated picture of the whole aircraft in flight. Captioedn 'David rear gunner in this this before Lancasters'.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Contributor

Andy Hamilton

Rights

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Format

One newspaper cutting

Language

Identifier

NBoldyDA151130-04

Transcription

[inserted] DAVID REAR GUNNER IN THIS PLANE BEFORE LANCASTERS. [/inserted]

[newspaper cutting]
BIGGEST 2-ENGINE BOMBER IN THE WORLD-OURS
First pictures of the Avro-Manchester, largest two-engined bomber in the world. In the nose, above, you see the bomb-aimer’s window and the forward gun-turret.

These successful midwing monoplanes have been taking part in R.A.F. Bomber Command operations for some time. They have an enormous range; carry a tremendous bomb-load; are equipped with the new Vulture Rolls-Royce engines, each developing 2000 h.p.

Other details are set out on the diagram picture below. [/newspaper cutting]

Collection

Citation

“Manchester,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed October 21, 2019, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/544.

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