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Lancaster Modifications

Lancaster modifications diagram

Some early ideas for modifying the Lancaster for the attack on the Ruhr dams, drawn October 1942.

Notice the mine retaining arms and fairings to ease the airflow around the mine. This particular drawing shows the Lancaster fitted with the early spherical design of bomb.

 

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