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 Post subject: Handley page victors
PostPosted: Wed 21 Sep 2016 15:24 pm 
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Hi would anyone have any ideas of what victor aircraft took part in the black buck raids enroute to the falklands.Im looking for numbers and possable nicknames.


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 Post subject: Re: Handley page victors
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There's a list in the Wikipedia entry for the operation - very first thing that comes up when you Google it.

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I don't think the Victor K2s acquired names or nose art until Gulf War 1?

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A total of 11 Victors were used to support Black Buck One: XH669, XH672, XL162, XL163, XL188, XL189, XL192, XL232, XL511, XL512 and XM717.

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Where's the Airfix Victor got to? :scratch:

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