Avro Lancaster – British heavy bomber, used during the Second World War

​​Avro Lancaster – British heavy bomber, used during the Second World War, and was in service with the Royal Air Force. “Lancaster” is considered the most productive night bomber of the Second World War and the most famous. He carried out more than 156,000 sorties and dropped more than 600,000 tons of bombs.

The first combat flight took place in March 1942. During the war, more than 7,000 Lancasters were produced, but almost half were destroyed by the enemy. At the present time (2014) only two cars have survived, which are capable of flying.

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