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The 'V' Bombers - Handley Page Victor K2




Description

Actually a re-design from the original B2 bomber of the 1960's, this K2 designed in 1971 is an in-flight refueling tanker and has prolonged the service of this marque into the 1990's. This actual aircraft "Lusty Lindy" preserved at the Yorkshire Air Museum started life as a bomber in 1962 for 139 Sqn. But was converted in 1972 to the tanker version and saw service in the Falklands and the 1st Gulf War.

Location

Yorkshire Air Museum, Elvington, York, England. Easter 2003

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