Aeroplane Monthly 1986-01
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R.Beamont - Testing the Ultimate Bomber (3)
On February 22, 1965, the prototype had arrived at Warton escorted by a Lightning.
Warton employees get their first sight of TSR.2.
Vortices stream from the wingtip of TSR.2 XR219 during low-speed trials.
The fine air-to-air study of XR219 was taken during low-speed control and stability tests in January 1965.
On February 22, 1965, the prototype had arrived at Warton escorted by a Lightning.
First time “clean". XR219 extends to 500kt in murky conditions over Dorset, in February 1965.
The prototype heads out over the Irish Sea from Warton in March 1965.