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Offline Johnbr

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Handley Page Hp-80 Victor
« on: August 20, 2018, 10:16:36 pm »
 Early Design Wind-Tunnel Model Handley Page Hp-80 Victor Future-Concept with Winglets. I did look but can find no info on it here.

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Re: Handley Page Hp-80 Victor
« Reply #1 on: August 21, 2018, 02:24:20 am »
Sorry, I didn't note the source of this drawing.

Offline Grey Havoc

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Re: Handley Page Hp-80 Victor
« Reply #2 on: August 21, 2018, 03:03:24 am »
From the Handley Page aircraft thread over in Designation Systems (h/t Apophenia for the following):

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H.P.72A - [Project] 1946 4-engined jet bomber
 - H.P.72A: Swept wings, tip rudders, small tailplane*
 -- * All-moving, H.P.72A project eclipsed H.P.75A
 -- H.P.72A concept led to 1947 H.P.80 Victor

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H.P.80 - 1947 Victor 4-engined jet bomber to B.35/46
 - H.P.80: Cresent wings, span 33.52 m (B.1)/36.48 m
 - H.P.80: Prototype WB771, AS Sapphire 7 Mark 200s*
 -- * 1st prototype H.P.80, WN771 1st flew 24 Dec 1952
 - H.P.80: 1953 prototype WB775, reinforced tailplane
 -- Victor B.1 : AS Sapphire 7 202/207 turbojets, x 50
 -- Victor B.1 : [Project] 1959 re-eng. w/ R-R Avon RA.28s
 -- Victor B.1A: 1960 impr'd ECM equipment mod., x 24
 -- Victor B(K).1A: 1964 tanker trials convers., x 6
 -- Victor B.1A(K2P): 1968 redesig. of Victor B(K).1As
 -- Victor BK.1 : 1966 tanker convers. of B.1s , x 11
 -- Victor BK.1A: 1966 tanker convers. of B.1As, x 14
 -- Victor B.2 : [Project] 4 x AS Sapphire 9 turbojets
 -- Victor B.2 : [Project] R-R Conway RCo.8 turbofans
 -- Victor B.2 : Longer-span wings, R-R Conway turbofans
 -- Victor B.2 : 17,250 lbf R-R RCo.11 Conway 103, x 34
 -- Victor B.2R: 20,600 lbf R-R RCo.17 Conway 201, x 21
 -- NB: All Victor B.2Rs were Victor B.2 conversions
 -- Victor B(SR).2: Strategic recce conv. of B.2s, x 9
 -- Victor K.2 : 1972 B.2/B.2(SR) mod. to tanker, x 24
 -- Victor K.2 had clipped wing tips, deleted bomb gear**
 -- ** Describing BAe mods, HP proposed wing tip fuel pods
 -- https://www.secretprojects.co.uk/forum/index.php/topic,30318.0.html

I've taken the liberty of greying out the not directly relevant bit.
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Re: Handley Page Hp-80 Victor
« Reply #3 on: August 21, 2018, 03:58:13 am »
Earlier version
« Last Edit: August 21, 2018, 04:05:20 am by Schneiderman »

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Re: Handley Page Hp-80 Victor
« Reply #4 on: August 21, 2018, 11:17:54 am »
Sorry, I didn't note the source of this drawing.

A Tony Buttler book  ;)
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Re: Handley Page Hp-80 Victor
« Reply #5 on: October 13, 2018, 05:49:37 pm »
 :D