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Hawker Siddeley Buccaneer S2B

Hawker Siddeley Buccaneer S2B

XV333/234/H - Hawker Siddeley Buccaneer S2B Built at Brough to contract KC/2F/153/CB58 (a)

27/01/1967 - to NASU at RNAS Lossiemouth (5.00hrs)
03/07/1967 - to 801NAS (8.50hrs)
23/07/1970 - to HSA Brough (882.10hrs)
13/07/1971 - to RAF charge (883.15 hrs)
21/11/1974 - back to Royal Navy charge (1674.35hrs)
21/11/1974 - issued to 809NAS (1674.35hrs)
27/11/1978 - flown off HMS Ark Royal for the last time in the Med coded 030/R and to RAF St Athan and back to RAF charge (2541.55hrs)
? - to 16Sqn
10/1979 - with 15Sqn and coded 'I'
28/03/1981 - noted in store at RAF St Athan
11/1981 - noted as 'DF' with 12Sqn
? - back to RAF St Athan
16/05/1986 - with 208Sqn
23/03/1994 - flown into FAAM by Sqdn/Ldr Rick Phillips and Flight Lieutenant Walters from RAF Lossiemouth

TECHNICAL DETAILS

Role - Two seat low level strike aircraft

Manufacturers - Hawker Siddeley Aviation Ltd

Power Plant - Two Rolls Royce Spey Mk101 turbojets each of 11,100lbs thrust

Wingspan - 44ft

Length - 63ft 5ins

Height - 16ft 3ins

Weight - 45,000lbs loaded

Max Speed - Mach 0.85 at 200ft

Range - 3,000 nautical miles

Armament - Max weapon load of 16,000lb comprised of a variety of weapons including 1,000lb bombs, rocket pods and air to surface missiles, also nuclear strike capability.


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