This Day in Aviation History
September 27th, 1964
First flight of the BAC TSR.2.
The British Aircraft Corporation TSR-2 was a cancelled Cold War strike and reconnaissance aircraft developed by the British Aircraft Corporation (BAC) for the Royal Air Force (RAF) in the late 1950s and early 1960s. The TSR-2 was designed to penetrate a well-defended forward battle area at low altitudes and very high speeds, and then attack high-value targets in the rear with nuclear or conventional weapons. Another intended combat role was to provide high-altitude, high-speed stand-off, side-looking, radar and photo…..
Wikipedia, BAC TSR-2: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BAC_TSR-2
YouTube, TSR2 The Untold Story Full Documentary:
TSR2 The Untold Story Full Documentary
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