Media in category “Handley Page Victor” The following 34 files are in this category, out of 34 total. She was allocated to No Squadron in May Subsequently, radar-based reconnaissance was emphasised in the type’s role. From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository. Q Library of Congress authority ID: She was quickly back in the war zone and Martin Todd flew as the primary refuelling Victor to support the first operational Nimrod 2P refuelled mission on 15th May.
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These were anti-shock bodies ; bulged fairings that reduced wave drag at transonic speeds see area rulewhich were also used as a convenient place to house chaff dispensers.
The Victor maintained stability throughout the event. In principle, a liquid-fuel de Havilland Spectre rocket pod could be attached under each wing between the engines to provide take-off boost, but though the Spectre was trialed, it was never used in service.
Subcategories This category has the following 26 subcategories, out of 26 total. Unfortunately, this machine splashed into the Irish Sea in August during trials, the crew being lost.
These missions provided valuable intelligence for the retaking of South Georgia by British forces. Even before the start of offensive operations, the Victor was performing radar reconnaissance over the South Atlantic, with four Victor tankers hastily modified for reconnaissance by tweaking their radars and installing provisions for cameras. The RAF had experienced intense demand on its existing aerial refuelling tanker fleet, and its existing fleet of Victor Pae. British bomber aircraft — Handley Page aircraft Air refueling Quadjets T-tail aircraft Aircraft first flown in Mid-wing aircraft V bombers.
It proved irreparable from service engineering resources and was struck off charge in December and vidtor to Radlett for storage on 19 December Retrieved from ” https: Although was airborne for 7 hours 40 minutes the Nimrod was airborne for over 19 pagr In the event of engine flameout RATs would assist the crew in maintaining control of the aircraft until the main engines could be relit.
The ECM equipment could be employed to disrupt victro use of both active and passive radar in the vicinity of the aircraft, and to provide situational awareness for the crew. The origin of the Victor and the other V bombers is heavily linked with the early British atomic weapons programme and nuclear deterrent policies that developed in the vicror of the Second World War. Retrieved from ” https: Allam noticed a cockpit indication of Mach 1.
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The Stationery Office, Following the invasion of Kuwait by neighbouring Iraq ina total of eight Victor K. This page was last edited on 6 Marchat The decision was made to refit the B.
To achieve the required performance, Handley Page’s aerodynamicist Dr. In Terry Stephenson took on the task of engineering management of The Air Ministry reduced the order for Victor B2s from 59 to 34, a reduction of 25 aircraft.
Victor squadrons were dispatched on several extended deployments to the Far East vicfor, and vjctor term deployments to Canada were also conducted for training purposes. The reconnaissance missions hanrley supported by Victors operating as tankers. Vichor extensive search operation was initiated to locate and salvage the wreckage of XH to determine the cause of the crash.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Different camera configurations could be installed in the bomb bay, including up to four F49 survey cameras and up to eight F96 cameras could be fitted to take vertical or oblique daylight photography; nighttime photography required the fitting of F89 cameras. The Victor had to struggle on with the increasingly obsolescent Blue Steel.
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The Great Book of Bombers: The first Victor K. The cockpit dashboard layout was also rearranged after initial trials, much to the frustration of Handley Page engineers; pagee had reviewed the matter with the Air Ministry in the design phase, but when it came time to actually fly the machine, the layout was judged “unacceptable”.
It was made mostly of aluminum aircraft alloys, in the vctor of a two-skin sandwich with corrugated filling, held together with spot welding. Weapons for the Valiant, Victor and Vulcan”.