GWH kit with Shelf Oddity details and refueling probe & pitots from Master.
This is XL164 B.2, Blue Steel aircraft. Modelled without Blue Steel. With no evidence to the contrary I assumed that when no missile was carried, the bomb bay doors[...]
This is the recent Airfix kit, released in 2016. I built it pretty much straight from the box except for the addition of PE detail to the airbrakes. This is a prominent visual feature of the Victor and benefited from Eduard’s brass etch. The mod[...]
Following the success of the wartime Halifax, Handley Page began looking at jet power for bombers; a tail-less swept wing design became their pet project, which got the interest of the Air Ministry and in early 1947 an official specification. B[...]
Fans of a certain BBC TV sitcom will recognise the headline! It is, of course, the Handley Page Victor B. Mk 2 (BS). The Victor was a jet powered strategic bomber, which, alongside the Avro Vulcan and the Vickers Valiant, formed an essential p[...]