Vickers-Armstrong

Mancshester and Lancaster Production Data

 

Updated: August 2010

 

Plant:

Vickers-Armstrong - Chester

 

Type:

Avro Type 683 – Lancaster Mk. I

S/N Range:

PA158-PA198, PA214-PA239, PA252-PA288, PA303-PA351, PA365-PA396, PA410-PA452, PA473-PA478 and PA509

 

Cancelled: PA479-PA508, PA510-PA512, PA526-PA563, PA579-PA625, PA646-PA687, PA701-PA737, PA752-PA799 and PA816-PA835

Data:

Part of the first production batch of 500 aircraft built by Vickers-Armstrong  Ltd., Chester, under Contract No. 2791. PA158-PA198, PA214-PA239, PA252-PA288, PA303-PA351, PA365-PA396, PA410-PA452, PA473-PA478 and PA509. (265 other aircraft cancelled: PA479-PA508, PA510-PA512, PA526-PA563, PA579-PA625, PA646-PA687, PA701-PA737, PA752-PA799 and PA816-PA835.) Deliveries commenced 6/44; completed 9/45 (average rate of production, approximately 4 aircraft per week.)

 

Type:

Avro Type 683 – Lancaster Mk. III

S/N Range:

SX558-SX589, SX605-SX648, SX663-SX698, SX713-SX759, SX772-SX813, SX828-SX863, SX879-SX921

Data:

Part of a production batch of 279 aircraft ordered from Vickers Armstrong, Chester. SX558-SX589, SX605-SX648, SX663-SX698, SX713-SX759, SX772-SX813, SX828-SX863, SX879-SX921

 

Entire order was cancelled prior to any of the aircraft being built.