Aviation Photo #2412832 English Electric Lightning P1A - UK - Air Force

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The huge tail and twin engines. Constructed on 18th July 1955 at the British Aerospace plant in Warton, WG763 was the second Lighning P1A to be built and one of the prototypes for Britains first Mach 2 aircraft. WG763 acheived a top speed of M1.53. Also on display if a model of the Eurofighter Typhoon to illustrate the new breed of aircraft. She's now on static display in the Air and Space Hall at the Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester (Canon 350D + Sigma 10-20 EX DC HSM + Speedlight 430EX)
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    Darren Wilson
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    English Electric Lightning P1A
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    WG763
    Manchester
    England
    United Kingdom
    April 22, 2008
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