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A British World War II-era heavy bomber built from 1940 through 1946.

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What was the most efficient cruising altitude of the Lancaster bomber?

An earlier question concerning lower high altitude cruising fuel efficiency of the B-29 bombers with 4 x Wright R-3350 air-cooled radial Cyclone engines made me wonder about the Lancaster bomber, ...
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Why are there so few Lancasters still flying?

According to Wikipedia there are 54 airworthy spitfires in the world (30 in the UK alone), yet there are only 2 airworthy Lancasters (Lancaster B X in Canada & Lancaster B I in the RAF's Battle of ...
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How many variations are there of the Avro Lancaster?

How many different variations of the Avro Lancaster are there?