X-Plane 8 And 9 BAC Canberra. The English Electric Canberra is a British first-generation jet-powered light bomber manufactured in large numbers through the 1950s. The Canberra could fly at a higher altitude than any other bomber through the 1950s and set a world altitude record of 70,310 feet (21,430 m) in 1957. Custom instruments by Ho-Hun, a new panel and new sound files by Dataroots. By Jacques Brault.