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RAF Lightning pilot recalls when with both engines missing compressor blades from stage eight onwards he was able to land after having experiencing a double engine failure on take-off

RAF Lightning pilot recalls when with both engines missing compressor blades from stage eight onwards he was able to land after having experiencing a double engine failure on take-off

The English Electric Lightning Conceived an interceptor to defend the V-Force airfields during the Cold War, the English Electric Lightning… Read More

6 months ago

Supersonic Victor! The story of the RAF strategic bomber that dived out of control from 46,000 to 16,000 feet in 20 seconds

After what seemed like a long time (actually about 20 seconds), there was a loud bang from the rear of… Read More

9 months ago

#SaveBrunty: online petition is trying to save Cold War Jets preserved at Bruntingthorpe Aerodrome

Aviation enthusiast Oliver Burden launched a petition to prevent the loss of irreplaceable UK Aviation History currently preserved at Bruntingthorpe.… Read More

4 years ago

Supersonic Victor: that time a RAF strategic bomber dived out of control from 46,000 to 16,000 feet in 20 seconds

The Victor experienced maximums of about minus 3 and plus 5 G’s (more than airframe design limits), and the whole… Read More

5 years ago