Here is the unique story of the RAF's Avro Lancaster bomber. Peter R. March covers the Lancaster's genesis, first flight and flight testing; its part in the bomber offensive during the Second World War and how this iconic aircraft lives on in the 21st Century, with a listing of surviving Lancasters and where to see them. The text is supported by a comprehensive selection of colour and black and white photographs.
PETER R. MARCH is an aviation author, photographer and journalist. He is the editor of the RAF and USAF Yearbooks for the RAF Benevolent Fund/Royal International Air Tattoo, a regular contributor to Aircraft Illustrated magazine, editor of Ian Allan's yearly abc Military Aircraft, and author of more than fifty books in his own right on aviation subjects, including The Concorde Story (2005), The Spitfire Story, The Vulcan Story and The Red Arrows Story (2006), with more titles in preparation in this series, for Sutton. He lives in Bristol.