Handley Page Halifax bombers were real workhorses in WWII - they carried a large payload. The maximum bomb load was 14,500 lb (6,600 kg), carried in a bomb bay in the fuselage with six separate bomb compartments, and three bomb compartments in each wing inboard section.

This is NOT a Lancaster - it is a Halifax. The Avro Lancaster is a British four-engined Second World War heavy bomber designed and built by Avro for the Royal Air Force (RAF). It first saw active service with RAF Bomber Command in 1942

Handley Page Halifax B Mark III, LW127 'HL-F', of No. 429 Squadron RCAF, in flight over Mondeville, France, after losing its entire starboard tailplane to bombs dropped by another Halifax above it. LW127 was one of 942 aircraft of Bomber Command despatched to bomb German-held positions, in support of the Second Army attack in the Normandy battle area (Operation GOODWOOD), on the morning of 18 July 1944. The crew managed to abandon the aircraft before it crashed in the target area.

CE Vertical aerial photograph showing Handley Page Halifax B Mark III 'HL-F' of No. 429 Squadron RCAF in flight over Mondeville France after losing its entire starboard tailplane to bombs dropped by another Halifax above it

Handley Page Halifax C Mk.VIII, Vingtor Airways. Pin by Paolo Marzioli

Handley Page Halifax C Mk.VIII, Vingtor Airways. Pin by Paolo Marzioli

NIB Fonderie Miniature 1/48 HANDLEY PAGE HALIFAX Mk III AIRPLANE KIT RAF France #FonderieMiniature

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NIB Fonderie Miniature 1/48 HANDLEY PAGE HALIFAX Mk III AIRPLANE KIT RAF France #FonderieMiniature

Handley Page Halifax: 1939 onwards (all marks) (Owners' Workshop Manual)

Handley Page Halifax: 1939 onwards (all marks) (Owners' Workshop Manual)

A bomber that is certainly holier than thou. The holes are the result of splinters from an anti-aircraft rocket that exploded next to this Handley Page Halifax Mark II over Central Europe. Remarkably she was able to make it back to base in Italy.

25 Incredible Images of Damaged WWII Bombers That Miraculously Made It Home - Page 42 of 49

BlitzoCast 005 – Aviones de leyenda – Handley Page Halifax | World War II Social Place

BlitzoCast 005 – Aviones de leyenda – Handley Page Halifax

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Handley Page Halifax, this is the WW2 bomber my father flew in the RAF.  This aircraft was converted after the war into the Halton, and carried passengers not bombs.

Handley Page Halifax, this is the bomber my father flew in the RAF. This aircraft was converted after the war into the Halton, and carried passengers not bombs.

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