SE6748 : Yorkshire Air Museum - nose art

taken 1 month ago, near to Elvington, York, Great Britain

Yorkshire Air Museum - nose art
Yorkshire Air Museum - nose art
Before Polaris the UK's nuclear deterrent depended on the V bomber force that consisted of Victor, Vulcan and Valiant jet bombers capable of carrying the 'bomb'. This is "Lusty Lindy" - a Handley Page Victor in the later K2 tanker form. This is XL231 that entered service as a bomber in February 1962 and was converted to the prototype K2 tanker in 1972 and saw service in the Falklands War to refuel the Vulcans that bombed Port Stanley. It flew into retirement at Elvington in 1993 and is maintained in ground operational and high speed taxi condition
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Date Taken
Friday, 3 November, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 2 December, 2017
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts 
Primary Subject of Photo
Aircraft 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 6790 4828 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:55.5726N 0:58.0482W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SE 6790 4828
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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