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Old 19th May 2018, 05:23
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The Oberon
 
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Originally Posted by Frostchamber View Post
As it's a Victor thread i can't resist linking to this little Pathe gem from 1964, complete with inimitable Bob Danvers-Walker commentary. Bit of a howler in the first 10 seconds though... https://www.britishpathe.com/video/tree-top-bombers-aka-new-v-bombers-have-blue-steel/query/raf+victor
Interesting film, I have never seen the official method of loading a BS onto a Victor. In reality it was quicker and easier to leave the bomb bay side fairings in place and jack the A/C up on the main and tail jacks, 37 ins. to be precise. The BS was then trolleyed in, hoisted up and checked out before the loaded A/C was lowered off jacks.
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