Multi-coloured RAE Blackburn (HS) Buccaneer S.2 XW987 seen on short finals to A&AEE Boscombe Down - 19th July 1990. This is one of the three acquired for weapons trials - originally painted yellow/green/white - still with the camera gear attached under the wing-tips but repainted in 'standard' MoD(PE) Raspberry Ripple - red/white and blue. Obviously various panels have been replaced that are still in primer and the fin has been swapped from a line machine where the green/grey camouflage…
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1980s and 90s, No 208 Sqn RAF were the real experts in ultra low-level under the radar nuclear strikes. During the International Air Tattoo in 1993, to mark the squadron's 75th birthday, this Buccaneer S.2B was flown at an altitude of just 5 feet for the entire length of RAF Fairford's runway.
HMS Ark Royal (R09) Blackburn Buccaneer S2 XT275 R021 809 Naval Air Squadron and Wessex HAS1 R047 Search and Rescue Helicopter 1972
The Blackburn Buccaneer originated in the early 1950s as a design for a carrier-borne attack aircraft able to carry a nuclear bomb below radar coverage. It was a British low-level subsonic strike aircraft that served with the Royal Navy (RN) and later the Royal Air Force (RAF), retiring from service in 1994. Designed and initially produced by Blackburn Aircraft at Brough, it was later known as the Hawker Siddeley Buccaneer when Blackburn became a part of the Hawker Siddeley group. The…
Aviation Photo #1196412: Hawker Siddeley Buccaneer S2C - UK - Air Force
Of the Aircraft and Armament Experimental Establishment seen arriving for IAT 77. This aircraft was later scrapped at RAF St Athan 1.98. - Photo taken at Greenham Common (EGVI) [CLOSED] in England, United Kingdom on June 24, 1977.
Aviation Photo #2099070: Hawker Siddeley Buccaneer S2B - Untitled
Taxiing in after an impressive display. - Photo taken at Overberg (OVG / FAOB) in South Africa on April 21, 2012.
Aviation Photo #2269873: Hawker Siddeley Buccaneer S2B - UK - Air Force
Buccaneer XW544 performed a fast taxi at the Cold War Jets day in unusual Bank Holiday weekend sunshine. It is seen here showing off its wing folding capability. - Photo taken at Bruntingthorpe in England, United Kingdom on May 26, 2013.