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Hadley-Page Victor B.2 first flew in 1959 as part of the RAF "V" bomber fleet. It's role changed to Photo Recon in 1968 and then to aerial tanker in 1969. Victor K.1's were retired in 1993.

Hadley-Page Victor B.2 first flew in 1959 as part of the RAF "V" bomber fleet. It's role changed to Photo Recon in 1968 and then to aerial tanker in 1969. Victor K.1's were retired in 1993.

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RT @IanDProctor: 617 Squadron Vulcan and Victors of the Wittering Wing at RAF Scampton c 1964 Crown / IWM "

Although the Valiant was always intended as a stopgap in the role of strategic bombers, the aircraft formed the backbone of Britain's strategic defence until the arrival of the Vulcan and Victor.

Although the Valiant was always intended as a stopgap in the role of strategic bombers, the aircraft formed the backbone of Britain's strategic defence until the arrival of the Vulcan and Victor.

Thought to be the last ever Vulcan-Victor formation. The picture was taken from a Hercules in 1991 by the Co-Pilot

Thought to be the last ever Vulcan-Victor formation. The picture was taken from a Hercules in 1991 by the Co-Pilot

Vulcans in Camera - V-bomber formation - Vulcan, Valiant, Victor.

Vulcans in Camera - V-bomber formation - Vulcan, Valiant, Victor.

Squadron Leader Ulf Burberry’s crew run towards a Handley Page Victor of No. 15 (XV) Squadron during a demonstration scramble at RAF Cottesmore, June 1959. © IWM, RAF-T 1018

Squadron Leader Ulf Burberry’s crew run towards a Handley Page Victor of No. 15 (XV) Squadron during a demonstration scramble at RAF Cottesmore, June 1959. © IWM, RAF-T 1018

Handley Page HP-80 Victor K2 - UK - Air Force | Aviation Photo #1360859 | Airliners.net

Handley Page HP-80 Victor K2 - UK - Air Force | Aviation Photo #1360859 | Airliners.net

A Handley Page HP.80 Victor B.1aircraft is prepared for flying. This is probably at 232 Operational Conversion Unit, RAF Gaydon in late 1957 or early 1958. | by DesertBlooms

A Handley Page HP.80 Victor B.1aircraft is prepared for flying. This is probably at 232 Operational Conversion Unit, RAF Gaydon in late 1957 or early 1958. | by DesertBlooms


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The Vickers Valiant was the first of the V-bombers to enter RAF service in 1955, followed by the Avro Vulcan in 1956 & the Handley-Page Victor in 1957.

The Vickers Valiant was the first of the V-bombers to enter RAF service in 1955, followed by the Avro Vulcan in 1956 & the Handley-Page Victor in 1957.

Crew of a Victor B1 scrambles for their aircraft, RAF Cottesmore 1959.

Crew of a Victor B1 scrambles for their aircraft, RAF Cottesmore 1959.

Crew of a Handley Page Victor bomber scrambles for their aircraft, RAF Cottesmore

RAF English Electric Lightning F6 fighters following Handley Page Victor XH587 Air-Air Refuelling drogues, Laverton, 1971

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Victor.

The navigator-plotter of Victor B.1 XH928 of 10 Squadron at RAF Cottesmore, seen in position through the window of the visual bomb aiming position, June 1959

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The navigator-plotter of Victor B.1 XH928 of 10 Squadron at RAF Cottesmore, seen in position through the window of the visual bomb aiming position, June 1959

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