Bomb Bay of Lancaster X FM213

Bomb Bay of Lancaster X FM213

Here we see the bomb bay of a Lancaster Mk.X, showing the simple uncluttered design that allowed it to carry such a range of bombs. One wonders why other bombers didn't use the same layout.

The aircraft is a Lancaster Mk.X, original Canadian serial number FM213. The aircraft is now at the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum, and is still flying.

Many thanks to Robert Bourlier for sending us this photograph.

How to cite this article: Rickard, J (9 September 2017), Bomb Bay of Lancaster X FM213 , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_lancaster_X_FM213_bomb_bay.html

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