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Object details

Category
Vehicles, aircraft and ships
Related period
Second World War (production), 1945-1989 (production)
Creator
Vickers Armstrong
Production date
1940
Dimensions

Wing Span: Width 11.2 m

whole: Height 3.5 m, Length 9.1 m, Load 0.26 kn/m, Weight 2218 kg

Catalogue number
2010.285.1
On display at
IWM London

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