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Blackburn Buccaneer S1

XN957 - Blackburn Buccaneer S1 AHU - 3.35 hours

10/05/1963 - with 801NAS - 6.25 hrs
15/08/1963 - RNAY Belfast - 72.05 hrs
12/11/1964 - Lossiemouth AHU - 75.05 hrs
28/01/1965 - with 29/3/63 - brought to Holme on Spalding Moor
24/04/1963 - Lossiemouth 809NAS - 77.10 hrs
27/02/1965 - 736NAS at Lossiemouth - 156.30 hrs
31/03/1966 - RNAY Belfast - 352.20 hrs
18/07/1966 - 736NAS at Lossiemouth - 354.00 hrs
26/02/1971 - NASU Lossiemouth - 900.30 hrs
19/11/1971 - to Yeovilton for FAAM

TECHNICAL DETAILS

Role - Two seat low level strike aircraft

Manufacturers - Blackburn Aircraft Ltd, Brough and Holme on Spalding Moor

Power Plant - Two de Havilland Gyron Junior 101 turbojets, each of 7,100lbs static thrust

Wingspan - 44ft (20ft folded)

Length - 63ft 5ins (51ft 10in folded)

Height - 16ft 3ins

Weight - 45,000lbs (loaded)

Max Speed - 720mph at sea level

Range - 500 to 600 miles

Armament - Bomb load - 8,000lbs (4,000lbs internally and 4,000lbs on external pylons) conventional or nuclear


Other exhibits in this hall

  • de Havilland Sea Vampire de Havilland Sea Vampire
  • Vickers Supermarine Scimitar F1 Vickers Supermarine Scimitar F1
  • Hawker Sea Hawk Hawker Sea Hawk
  • Westland Wessex HU5 Westland Wessex HU5
  • McDonnell Phantom FG1 McDonnell Phantom FG1
  • Hawker Siddeley Buccaneer S2B Hawker Siddeley Buccaneer S2B
  • de Havilland Sea Vixen FAW2 de Havilland Sea Vixen FAW2
  • Vickers Supermarine Attacker F1 Vickers Supermarine Attacker F1
  • Fairey Gannet COD4 (XA466) Fairey Gannet COD4 (XA466)

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