The Halifax was constantly improved and upgraded from 1940 to 1945 . In the specs below the small figures will be earlier models .

The aircraft above and below is a restored plane that was recovered from the bottom of a  Norwegian fyorrd  where it had been for decades .

Trenton Halifax

   The arrival of four engine bombers  was a major step for Bomber Command because three hundred and fifty  heavy bombers could do more damage than one thousand twin engine  machines.

Handley  Page Halifax

     The Halifax not only served as  bomber in many theaters but also served in Coastal Command hunting submarines , dropping spies into Europe ,glider tug, transport ,dropping paratroops , reconnaissance, dropping  arms to resistance groups ,and meteorological duties.

Max Weight :  60,000 LB to 65,000 LB

Wingspan : 98  Ft up to 104 ft

  Out of 6,176  Halifaxs built  1,883 were lost.

Bomber Command R.C.A.F.  F/LT  Sean Dunn

Crew:  7

This is what they started with

Power:  1,400 to 1,800 H.P. per engine

Empty Weight :36,000LB up to 42,500 lb

   This heavy bomber was used by five Allied air forces from 1940 to 1945.

It has been lovingly restored  by an incredible amount of money and work.

Top Speed :  282 MPH up tp 312 MPH

      The Halifax was ordered right off the drawing board and had some early problems however it evolved into a very good aircraft.