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Canberra light bomber

Country of Origin: Britain


The Canberra is a British light bomber/attack aircraft that has also been used in the reconnaissance and training roles, both by Britain and by a number of other countries.

The Canberra has an unusual configuration, featuring low aspect-ratio wings with a rectangular center section and double-taper outer panels. The break in planform comes at the engine nacelles, which are embedded in the wings at mid-span; the wing spar becomes a spar ring as it passes through the nacelle. A...

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