Serial No:              W4783                  Mark:    I              Known Op's:  90

Current Location: Canberra, Australia

Current Status:     Static display - Museum

Nickname:              None Traced

Service History:

460 Sqn, RAAF del'd 22-10-42 AR-G, To Australia as A-66-2 in the Royal Australian Air Force

Comments:

 

None

 

Production Data:

 

Part of the second production batch of 200 aircraft ordered from Metropolitan-VIckers Ltd., Trafford Park, Manchester, under Contract No. B69275/40 and built at the Mosley Road Works, Manchester. First 170 aircraft were Mk.Is: W4761-W4800, W4815-W4864, W4879-W4905, W4918-W4967 and W4980-W4982; Remaining 30 aircraft were Mk.III's (American built Packard-Merlin engines): W4983-W5012. Deliveries commenced 9-42; completed 5-43 (average rate of production 6 aircraft per week).

Surviving Lancaster: W4783

 

Last Updated: July 2008