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Registration: F3493

Construction Number: Unknown

Model Avro 533 Manchester I

Operator: A. V. Roe & Co

Airport: Hamble Airfield, Hampshire, UK - England

Photographer: R.A.Scholefield Collection

Date Taken: 1919

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The second of three Type 533 Manchesters to be completed in 1918/19. F3493 was the sole Manchester I, powered by ABC Dragonfly I engines. Tested at Matlesham but the end of WWI meant there was no longer an operational requirement for this three crew twin-engined bomber. From Avro 60 years ago.

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