Tuesday, 13 June 2017
Rebuilding a rare Cold War aircraft - will the Sea Vixen fly again?
BBC Points West video posted on FB and embedded here using FB's own "Embed" code..
".. just a matter of a few days on and they are already trying to rebuild this rarest of Cold War aircraft.. Until they pull this plane apart they won't really know how deep the damage goes....getting her into the air again won't be cheap ..cost-wise, it could run into hundreds of thousands ...."
screen grabs from a BBC Points West report showing some of the damage - "...still trying to ascertain the extent of it - at least a year to repair if repairable... and the cost to put her in the air again....hundreds of thousands "
An original Ministry of Defence photograph of Handley Page Victor B.2 XL513 equipped with a Blue Steel Missile. Note the four Vulcans on...
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