Handley Page Hp-80 Victor

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From the Handley Page aircraft thread over in Designation Systems (h/t Apophenia for the following):

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
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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