Specifications for the
Focus Model: Avro Manchester Mk I/IA
Country of Origin: United Kingdom
Manufacturer: Avro / Metropolitan-Vickers - UK
Initial Year of Service: 1940
Length: 70.01 ft (21.34 m)
Width: 90.09 ft (27.46 m)
Height: 19.49ft (5.94 m)
Weight (Empty): 31,200 lb (14,152 kg)
Weight (MTOW): 50,001 lb (22,680 kg)
Powerplant: 2 x Rolls-Royce Vulture I 24-cylinder X-type engines developing 1,500hp each.
Maximum Speed: 250 mph (402 kmh; 217 kts)
Maximum Range: 1,199 miles (1,930 km)
Service Ceiling: 19,199 ft (5,852 m; 3.6 miles)
Rate-of-Climb: 0 feet-per-minute (0 m/min)
2 x 7.7mm Browning machine guns in nose turret
2 x 7.7mm Browning machine guns in dorsal turret
4 x 7.7mm Browning machine guns in tail turret
Up to 10,350lbs of bombs or 2 x torpedoes held internally.
Manchester L7246 - Prototype Model Designation; three-fin tail; two engines.
Canada; United Kingdom