Aircraft Photo of WB771 | Handley Page HP-80 Victor | UK - Air Force | AirHistory.net #7595
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:WB771
Aircraft Original Type:Handley Page HP-80 Victor
Aircraft Generic Type:Handley Page HP-80 Victor
Aircraft Version:Handley Page HP-80 Victor
C/n (msn):
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
Location
City / Airport:FarnboroughMap
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Airport Codes:ICAO: EGLF   IATA: FAB   Local: -   Other: -
 
Photo Date:13 September 1953
Photo by:R.A.Scholefield
Photo ID: 7595
Photo Comment

The prototype Victor first flew on 24.12.52 and is seen displaying at its first Farnborough SBAC show in September 1953, wearing its manufacturers two-tone colour scheme with no underwing roundels. WB771 lost its tailplane due to tail flutter on 14.07.54 and was destroyed in the ensuing fatal crash.

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