Avro Type 732
"There were many proposed developments of the Victor and Vulcan, including two supersonic derivatives, but neither came close to being built. The Avro 732 of 1956 was to have been powered by eight de Havilland Gyron Juniors, four in pairs...
From Putnam and "From Spitfire to Eurofighter" books,
here is a two Blackburn trainer aircraft Projects,the B-92 and P-147,
the B-80 we spoke before about it here;
Quick question: Does anyone know the official designation that the British Army and War Office used for the BAOR's Beetle saloons (initially referred to simply as the 'Volkswagen Saloon')? There seems to be some indication that other British Army commands and detachments in Western Europe may...
Ladies and Gentlemen, HMS Speedy:
(Note: the D.N.L.E. should not be confused with the Admiralty's Department of the Director of Naval Equipment, also known as the Directorate of Naval Equipment.)...
in 1952,British Air Ministry issued a Specifiaction EH.125D to cover Percival
P.74,and I am asking if there was any anther competitors.
If there was,I can suggest Westland W.80,Saro P.508 and maybe Fairey
also involved ?.
Looks like the requirement was for a heavily protected defence orientated tank, employing ambush tactics (similar in a number of respects to the S-Tank), for use by the British Army On the Rhine (BAOR). IIRC, default NATO strategy in the event...
Fighter project, 1943
The Airspeed firm suggested to the Admiralty the transformation of the radio-controlled flying-boat target aircraft AS-37 into a scaled-up jet fighter, powered by one de Havilland Halford H.1 centrifugal-flow turbojet with 1,225 kgf static thrust in the forward area of the...