Avro Lancaster (Including Manchester): Pt.1: Wartime Service: Airframe & Miniature #20 softcover
Avro Lancaster (Including Manchester): Part One: Wartime Service: Airframe & Miniature #20 AM#20 softcover
- A Complete Guide to the RAF's Legendary Heavy Bomber by Richard A. Franks
This covers the Avro Manchester and Lancaster B Mks I, II, III & VI in RAF (inc. RCAF/RAAF) service in WWII
The Avro Lancaster Part 2 will cover postwar variants, use by foreign air forces, civilian types, both Lancaster and Lancastrian, and trials and test-bed machines. This volume will published later this year. Full details of its contents will be announced in due course.
The Lancaster has been a popular aircraft type with modellers and has recently been the subject of several new toolings in all scales, especially in 1/32nd and 1/48th. Our latest book will go some way towards unpicking the different variants and detail differences that apply to the type. It will contain at least 272 pages packed with vital information that no active modeller and RAF Bomber Command enthusiast should be without.
60+ pages of technical information
60+ pages of walk-around images and technical diagrams
8+ pages of camouflage and markings
25+ pages of model builds and modelling information
200+ photographs including wartime images
Colour side views and four-views by Richard J. Caruana
3D isometric views of all variants by Juraj Jankovic
Specially commissioned extensive full kit builds by Steve A. Evans
Specially commissioned front cover artwork by Jerry Boucher
Bonus set of scale plans [B.I/III B.III]
Published 2023, 272 pages, black & white & colour photographs, 53 colour profiles, colour nose art, multi view plans, line drawings, model kit reviews, bibliography, production list, softcover, A4 format. 8 1/4" x 11 3/4" inches
Airframe & Miniature series
This amazing series of books are perhaps the ultimate reference for the aircraft modeller. Each has virtually every conceivable bit of information the modeller might want, including complete in and out of production lists of kits, decals and detail sets. Detailed drawings and plentiful photo references illustrate the external differences between variants. Plentiful colour profiles provide many paint scheme options.
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