Lightning fighter

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

RAF English Electric Lightning fighters linked to Handley Page Victor Air-to-Air Refuelling drogues, Laverton, 1971

The coolest jet ever made (in my opinion) RAF Electric Lightening.

In October the RAF officially named their new aircraft 'Lightning'. One month later the Lightning attained mach

Lightning -- possibly the only fighter with over-and-under engines !!!!

BAE (English Electric) Lightning - note the over/under engine configuration.

Aerosoft - English Electric Lightning F.6

Two new English Electric Lightning add-ons from Aerosoft - and packages for FSX, FSX: SE and now on sale from the Just Flight website!

EE Lightning - great plane from a different era

RAF English Electric Lightning Pilot Hale climbed to ft in his Lightning In Concorde was offered as a target to NATO fighters including Mirages, - but only Lightning was able to overtake from the rear. Climb: in 3 minutes.

Armorers load .50 caliber ammunition into the four Browning M2 machine guns of a P-38 Lightning fighter with the USAAF 1st Fighter Group. 1944 photo probably taken at Salsola Airfield part of the Foggia group Italy.

Armorers load .50 caliber ammunition into the four Browning M2 machine guns of a P-38 Lightning fighter with the USAAF 1st Fighter Group. 1944 photo probably taken at Salsola Airfield part of the Foggia group Italy.

Royal Air Force English Electric Lightning F.6 interceptors and a Soviet Air Force Tupolev Tu-95 "Bear" bomber.

Cheerio Ivan: English Electric: Lightning - Limited Edition Fine Art prints and original paintings by Alex Hamilton. A pair of of No. 74 Squadron taking their leave of the crew of a Soviet Tupolev “Bear” D after interception and escort.

Royal Air Force Electric Lightning F.3 - one the most distinguishing identifying things on early Lightenings is the smaller belly fuel tank.

Royal Air Force Electric Lightning - one the most distinguishing identifying things on early Lightenings is the smaller belly fuel tank.

English Electric Lightning F1A; XM214 on the Military Register.  First flew 29 June 1961, delivered to the RAF on 1 August 1961, put on Maintenance as 8420M, scrapped at Gutersloh circa 1977.

English Electric Lightning, single-seat fighter in service Guns: ADEN cannons; Missiles: 2 De Havilland Firestreak or Hawker Siddeley Red Top;

Lightning over fields  © Richard Cooke.

An entry from Chimney Smoke

The English Electric Lightning is a supersonic jet fighter aircraft of the Cold War era, noted for its great speed. It is the only all-British Mach 2 fighter aircraft and was the first aircraft in the world capable of supercruise.

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