The Handley Page Victor was a British jet bomber aircraft produced by the Handley Page Aircraft Company during the Cold War. It was the third and final of the V-bombers that provided Britain's nuclear deterrent. The other two V-bombers were the Avro Vulcan and the Vickers Valiant.

The Handley Page Victor was a British jet bomber aircraft produced by the Handley Page Aircraft Company during the Cold War. It was the third and final of the V-bombers that provided Britain's nuclear deterrent. The other two V-bombers were the Avro Vulcan and the Vickers Valiant.

RAF English Electric Lightning F6 fighters following Handley Page Victor XH587 Air-Air Refuelling drogues, Laverton, 1971

RAF English Electric Lightning F6 fighters following Handley Page Victor XH587 Air-Air Refuelling drogues, Laverton, 1971

Handley Page Victor.  To think this beautiful plane (as well as the Vulcan) was designed and built within just 7 years after WW2!!

Handley Page Victor. To think this beautiful plane (as well as the Vulcan) was designed and built within just 7 years after WW2!!

Handley Page HP-80 Victor K2 - UK - Air Force | Aviation Photo #1360859 | Airliners.net

Handley Page HP-80 Victor K2 - UK - Air Force | Aviation Photo #1360859 | Airliners.net

Handley Page Victor dropping iron bombs. Probably the nearest it came to it's original task as a nuclear bomber.

Handley Page Victor dropping iron bombs. Probably the nearest it came to it's original task as a nuclear bomber.

Handley Page HP-80 Victor K2 - UK - Air Force | Aviation Photo #1492142 | Airliners.net

Handley Page HP-80 Victor K2 - UK - Air Force | Aviation Photo #1492142 | Airliners.net

A Handley Page Victor B.2 under tow from an RAF towing truck. The flight crew talk to the driver of the truck.

A Handley Page Victor B.2 under tow from an RAF towing truck. The flight crew talk to the driver of the truck.

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