Avro 707 Delta wing aircraft, 1949.

Made:
1949 in England, Middleton and Manchester
maker:
A V Roe and Company Limited

Model of Avro 707B research aircraft, scale 1:24.

Model (scale 1:24). This model represents one of the three built as 1/3 scale flying models of the Avro 698 Vulcan bomber, for the investigation of the characteristics of the delta wing plan form. The first prototype was made in September 1949. The Vulcan itself first flew on 30th August, 1952. The plane, which only saw service with the Royal Air Force, was an important part of Britain's nuclear deterrent from the 1950s onward. It was phased out during 1984.

Details

Category:
Aeronautics
Object Number:
1950-217
Measurements:
Dimensions entered
type:
research aircraft
credit:
A V Roe and Company Limited