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  • Existence: 1910-1963

Historical Note: Avro

Avro was a British aircraft manufacturer founded in 1910 by Alliott Verdon Roe and active until 1963 when the company was absorbed into Hawker Siddeley Aviation. Its designs included the Avro 504, World War I-era trainer; the Avro Lancaster bomber, which was used during the Second World War; and the delta wing Avro Vulcan.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Avro Lancaster technical report and letter

 Collection — Box: One
Identifier: 1986-08-12-A
Content Description The Avro Lancaster technical report and letter is a small collection of textual materials about the Avro Lancaster from 1942. The collection includes one bound volume with information about the Avro Lancaster bomber including a general description, information on the Merlin and Hercules engines, technical data, plans and elevation drawings, and proposed bomb placement diagrams. The plans and elevation drawings are folded into the volume but unfold to dimensions of about 29x39 inches. A "secret"...

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