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|The Aircraft :|
|Victor||The Handley Page Victor was a British jet bomber aircraft produced by the Handley Page Aircraft Company. It was the third and final of the "V bombers" which provided Britain's nuclear deterrent. The other two V-bombers were the Avro Vulcan and the Vickers Valiant. The Victor was the last of the V-bombers to enter service and the last to retire, nine years after the last Vulcan (The Handley Page Victor saw service in the Falklands War and 1991 Gulf War as an in-flight refuelling tanker. The only Offensive mission that the Victors was during the Bornio Conflict in 1962 to 1966 where two B.1A Victors flew missions.|
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|RECENT UPDATES TO OUR AVIATION HISTORY DATABASES|
|418th Bomb Squadron added to the squadrons database.|
|Updates made to Airframes database for : Wellington R1009 :|
|New victory claim added : Me109 (Probable victory.) claimed on 11th November 1940 by Robert Innes of No.253 Sqn RAF|
|Lieutenant Colonel William B McChessney Jr added to aircrew database :|
One of the original pilots of the Hell Hawks, joining in August 1943, he flew two sorties on D-Day, Market Garden, Bastogne and Operation Bodenplatte in his P-47 Judy Ann. He finished the war with 121 combat missions and a Ju88 destroyed.
|749th Bomb Squadron added to the squadrons database.|
|Updates made to Airframes database for : Hampden AD753 :|
|Updates made to Aircrew database for : Lieutenant Colonel Ralph F Kling :|
|Colonel Herbert L Prevost added to aircrew database :|
Joining the Hell Hawks in June 1944 he flew operations on D-Day and over Normandy, once managing to return his P-47 after striking his propeller on the ground whilst strafing a train. He was awarded the DFC for helping destroy seven tanks, three armored vehicles and five trucks at Weyerbusch in March 1945.
|Updates made to Aircrew database for : Armistead Smith : Date of death updated|
|Hampden Mk.I AD738 of No.106 Sqn RAF added to the airframes database.|
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