Air Pictorial 1991-11
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J.Rawlings - The ultimate Varsity
Longest-standing Met. Res. Flt. Varsity was WF425, airborne here with the Flight's Canberra PR.3.
Longest-standing Met. Res. Flt. Varsity was WF425, airborne here with the Flight's Canberra PR.3.
WL679, in its Pershore guise before joining the Farnborough fleet (RRE)
A puff from the tyres emphasises this "hands-off” landing by BLEU's Varsity WL665 at Bedford in 1958.
The original Varsity prototype, VX828, in service with ETPS at Farnborough in 1958.
WL679's nose contained a germanium panel, transparent to infra-red rays.
The bomb-bay could easily carry both FLIR (left) and LLTV(right).
Flying the ADAPS trial - WL679 plods towards Farnborough, S/L Neil Dawson in the left hand seat, G/C Roger Beazley in the right.