RAF Bomber Command
Tonnage dropped by Aircraft
(1939-1945)

(Updated 9 February 2013)

Source: The Strategic Air War Against Germany, 1939-1945: The Official Report of the British Bombing Survey Unit

Aircraft

1939

1940

1941

1942

1943

1944

1945

Grand Totals

Lancaster




12,730

112,600

404,300

152,000

681,630

Halifax



1,399

8,147

37,500

163,600

40,420

251,066

Short Stirling



2,606

8,690

16,240

3,529


31,065

Wellington

21

5,775

17,420

16,386

7,252



46,854

Mosquito
(2,000 lb)




260

1,736

16,980

11,120

30,096

Others

14

8,882

14,080

4,825

1,056



28,857

Grand Totals

35

14,657

35,505

51,038

176,384

588,409

203,540

1,069,568