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By Phil Butler

The Handley-Page Victor was once 3rd and ultimate airplane in Britain's V-bomber fleet, equipped to hold the nuclear deterrent throughout the chilly battle. equipped in the course of the Nineteen Fifties and Nineteen Sixties, the bomber was once designed to fly better and speedier than modern fighter plane in order that it could actually penetrate Soviet airspace with its lethal load unopposed. In later years, it switched to a standard position and observed carrier within the Borneo clash of 1962-66, while B. 1A airplane flew the Victor's in basic terms offensive undertaking, throughout the Falklands battle within the Eighties and in 1991 within the Gulf warfare as an in-flight refueling tanker, prior to withdrawal later that year."The Aerofax" sequence already covers the Vulcan and Valiant bombers and this new e-book completes the V-bomber set. The authors have supplied a whole and thorough background of the airplane from its preliminary layout, throughout the improvement interval to its operational provider. a lot new info has been accrued jointly, and aviation historians and fanatics will get pleasure from the various unpublished images which were incorporated to demonstrate the informative textual content.

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