Vickers Wellesley

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Fri 10 Dec 2010
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The rather odd-looking Wellesley two-seater had an extremely long wingspan which gave excellent range - even if its engines did look as though it had been stuck on as an afterthought. The 900kg bomb load was carried in removable underwing containers.

They entered service in 1937, but Bomber Command had only two still in service by the outbreak of the Second World War.

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