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09 Aircraft in black and white prints only.

Robert  J Gipson |   Handley-Page Victor K2 Lusty Lindy monchrome

Handley-Page Victor K2 Lusty Lindy monchrome

A black and white study of Handley-Page Victor K2 Lusty LindyXL231 joined 139 Squadron on 1 February 1962, returning to Handley-Page for conversion to a B(S.R) Mk 2 in November 1963 and joining the Wittering Wing in July 1964. It was converted to become the prototype K.2 Tanker on 23 January 1972 and saw service in the Falklands War, in support of the ‘Operation Black Buck’ Vulcan raid on Port Stanley, and later in the Gulf War. It was flown into retirement at Elvington (Yorkshire Air Museum) in November 1993.
Robert  J Gipson |   Handley-Page Victor K2 Lusty Lindy

Handley-Page Victor K2 Lusty Lindy

Handley-Page Victor K2 Lusty LindyXL231 joined 139 Squadron on 1 February 1962, returning to Handley-Page for conversion to a B(S.R) Mk 2 in November 1963 and joining the Wittering Wing in July 1964. It was converted to become the prototype K.2 Tanker on 23 January 1972 and saw service in the Falklands War, in support of the ‘Operation Black Buck’ Vulcan raid on Port Stanley, and later in the Gulf War. It was flown into retirement at Elvington (Yorkshire Air Museum) in November 1993.
Robert  J Gipson |   Handley-Page Victor K2 Lusty Lindy

Handley-Page Victor K2 Lusty Lindy

Handley-Page Victor K2 Lusty LindyXL231 joined 139 Squadron on 1 February 1962, returning to Handley-Page for conversion to a B(S.R) Mk 2 in November 1963 and joining the Wittering Wing in July 1964. It was converted to become the prototype K.2 Tanker on 23 January 1972 and saw service in the Falklands War, in support of the ‘Operation Black Buck’ Vulcan raid on Port Stanley, and later in the Gulf War. It was flown into retirement at Elvington (Yorkshire Air Museum) in November 1993.
Robert  J Gipson |   Handley-Page Victor K2 Lusty Lindy

Handley-Page Victor K2 Lusty Lindy

Handley-Page Victor K2 Lusty LindyXL231 joined 139 Squadron on 1 February 1962, returning to Handley-Page for conversion to a B(S.R) Mk 2 in November 1963 and joining the Wittering Wing in July 1964. It was converted to become the prototype K.2 Tanker on 23 January 1972 and saw service in the Falklands War, in support of the ‘Operation Black Buck’ Vulcan raid on Port Stanley, and later in the Gulf War. It was flown into retirement at Elvington (Yorkshire Air Museum) in November 1993.
Robert  J Gipson |   Handley-Page Victor K2 Lusty Lindy

Handley-Page Victor K2 Lusty Lindy

Handley-Page Victor K2 Lusty LindyXL231 joined 139 Squadron on 1 February 1962, returning to Handley-Page for conversion to a B(S.R) Mk 2 in November 1963 and joining the Wittering Wing in July 1964. It was converted to become the prototype K.2 Tanker on 23 January 1972 and saw service in the Falklands War, in support of the ‘Operation Black Buck’ Vulcan raid on Port Stanley, and later in the Gulf War. It was flown into retirement at Elvington (Yorkshire Air Museum) in November 1993.
Robert  J Gipson | Buccaneer XV168 aircraft

Buccaneer XV168 aircraft

This Blackburn Buccaneer aircraft first flew from Holme on Spalding moor in 1966. It was first issued to the Royal Navy at Lossiemouth. It had a busy career before being transferred to the Royal Air Force at RAF Honington. After a long service it now resides as the Yorkshire Air Museum.
Robert  J Gipson | Victor XL231 Lusty Lindy

Victor XL231 Lusty Lindy

Royal Air Force Victor aircraft XL231 Lusty Lindy from the front. Showing the nose on the aircraft and it’s office windows.
Robert  J Gipson |   Handley-Page Victor K2 Lusty Lindy mono

Handley-Page Victor K2 Lusty Lindy mono

A black and white version of the Handley-Page Victor K2 Lusty LindyXL231 joined 139 Squadron on 1 February 1962, returning to Handley-Page for conversion to a B(S.R) Mk 2 in November 1963 and joining the Wittering Wing in July 1964. It was converted to become the prototype K.2 Tanker on 23 January 1972 and saw service in the Falklands War, in support of the ‘Operation Black Buck’ Vulcan raid on Port Stanley, and later in the Gulf War. It was flown into retirement at Elvington (Yorkshire Air Museum) in November 1993.
Robert  J Gipson | Blackburn Buccaneer

Blackburn Buccaneer

The Blackburn Buccaneer, One the first jet aircraft to use boundary layer control to improve slow speed handling and fast low level flight for which it was superb. Used by the Royal Navy the Royal air force and orders were placed with overseas air forces.
Robert  J Gipson | The flying mermaid.

The flying mermaid.

Buccaneer XX901 had an illustrious service record with the Royal Air Force. In 1983, it took part in the only deployment by Buccaneers to the Falklands and later saw action over Beirut.
Robert  J Gipson |  Mirage  jet aircraft monochrome

Mirage jet aircraft monochrome

A black and white version of the Mirage is a supersonic strategic bomber and deep reconnaissance aircraft. Capable of Mach 2.2 (1687 mph. It is one of the fastest aircraft in Western Europe.
Robert  J Gipson | Mirage from nose starboard mono

Mirage from nose starboard mono

A black and white version of the Mirage is a supersonic strategic bomber and deep reconnaissance aircraft. Capable of Mach 2.2 (1687 mph. It is one of the fastest aircraft in Western Europe.
Robert  J Gipson | Mosquito in black and white.

Mosquito in black and white.

Waiting...In December 1939, a team under Geoffrey de Havilland, with R E Bishop and C C Walker, started detailed design on a light bomber constructed entirely of wood. The first prototype flew on 25 November 1940. Conceived as an unarmed fast light bomber, the Mosquito was also planned as a photo-reconnaissance aircraft and a night fighter. The second aircraft, flown on 15 May 1941, was the night fighter prototype. A total of 466 Mosquito Night Fighter Mk IIs were produced.
Robert  J Gipson | RAF Control Tower

RAF Control Tower

Featuring a world war two Royal Air Force airfield control tower this picture has three aircraft in the background. A Nimrod, Gannet and a Victor tanker.
Robert  J Gipson | Mirage jet aircraft bomber mono

Mirage jet aircraft bomber mono

A black and white version of the Mirage is a supersonic strategic bomber and deep reconnaissance aircraft. Capable of Mach 2.2 (1687 mph. It is one of the fastest aircraft in Western Europe.
Robert  J Gipson | Spitfire

Spitfire

The famous Supermarine Spitfire fighter aircraft. The mighty Merlin Rolls Royce engine is shown with a four bladed propellor.
Robert  J Gipson | Nimrod MR2 XV250 Maid of Moray mono

Nimrod MR2 XV250 Maid of Moray mono

A black and white version of the Royal Air Force aircraft Nimrod MR2 XV250 Maid of Moray now lovingly maintained in running and taxing condition at the Yorkshire Air Museum located at Elvington, in the county of Yorkshire, England.
Robert  J Gipson | Hunter T7 aircraft

Hunter T7 aircraft

This Hunter aircraft represents XL571, the leading aircraft in the record breaking Blue Diamonds formation team of the RAF between 1961 and 1964. This team still holds the record for the largest number of aircraft lopped together. A hunter also held the worlds speed record for awhile with a speed of 727.6 mph, piloted by Neville Duke.
Robert  J Gipson | Gloster Meteor F8

Gloster Meteor F8

This British Gloster Meteor WK864 Was in service with the Royal Air Force. Powered by two Rolls Royce Dewent 8 turbojets and armed with four 20mm cannon and up to 16 3 inch rockets. It’s first job during WWII was to shoot down V1 flying bombs.
Robert  J Gipson | Aircraft and camera's

Aircraft and camera's

A WWII feature icture with aDC3 aircraft in the background, a Mitchell movie camera and rangs finder camera.
Robert  J Gipson | Spitfire

Spitfire

The famous Supermarine Spitfire fighter aircraft. The mighty Merlin Rolls Royce engine is shown with a four bladed propellor.