Developmental model of the Nimrod early warning aircraft, c 1970s.

Made:
c. 1970 in Farnborough

Scale Model of an AIRBORNE EARLY WARNING HAWKER SIDDELEY / BRITISH AEROSPACE / NIMROD AEW 3 AIRCRAFT, Copper Clad for evaluation of Radio / Radar Aerial Polar Diagram analysis and investigations.

This is a model of the Hawker Siddeley/British Aerospace Nimrod AEW3 aircraft. It has been clad in copper for the evaluation of radio/radar aerial polar diagram analysis and investigation. The Nimrod's design was a development of the de Havilland Comet airliner of the 1950s. This object forms part of the Science Museum's Farnborough collection.

Details

Category:
Farnborough
Object Number:
1993-2837
type:
research aircraft
credit:
Farnborough Collection

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