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English Electric Canberra bomber

The English Electric Canberra is a first-generation jet-powered light bombermanufactured in large numbers through the 1950s. The Canberra could fly at a higher altitude than any other bomber through the 1950s and set a world altitude record of 70,310 ft (21,430 m) in 1957. Due to its ability to evade early interceptors and providing a significant performance advancement over piston-engined bombers then common, the Canberra was a popular export product and served with many nations.

In addition to being a tactical nuclear strike aircraft, the Canberra proved to be highly adaptable, serving in varied roles such as tactical bombing and photographic

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Added: Oct-19-2011 
By: Panzerknacker2
Tags: English, Electric, Canberra, bomber, jet, uk
Location: United Kingdom (UK/GB) (load item map)
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