Photograph of the English Electric Aircraft P1A WG763

Made:
1954-1982
maker:
English Electric Company Limited

Photographic print of the experimental supersonic jet. The P1A became the basis for the RAF's front line fighter, the English Electric (later BAC) Lightning. The aircraft WG763 was the second of two prototypes of this design ordered by the RAF from English Electric. P1A WG763 reached a maximum speed of Mach 1.53.

Details

Extent:
210
297
Identifier:
YA2005.112
Access:
Open access.