Aviation Historian 20
Avro/Hawker Siddeley 748 G-ARMV at characteristically hedged, beshrubbed and picket-fenced Lympne Airport. Note the low-set tailplane which, as test pilot Tony Blackman recalls on these pages, made for excellent muddy-field handling...
The 748’s military transport version, the Andover, lost that advantage owing to its tailplane being set higher because of the rear loading ramp.
RAF RC-135W Airseeker ZZ664 has wingtip pitot tubes.
USAF Boeing EC-135C 62-581 was equipped with the same wingtip HF radio antennae that were fitted to Gen Curtis LeMay’s KC-135 55-3126.