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Obsolete But Willing by Roger H. Middlebrook - The highly unusual Wellesley started life as a private venture in response to a Air Ministry specification calling for a general-purpose biplane. While several companies tendered biplanes to the competition, Vickers, led by Barnes Wallis introduced both a biplane and a monoplane.

By the outbreak of the Second World War, the Wellesley had been phased out from home based squadrons, with only four examples remaining in Britain but they remained in service with three squadrons based in the Middle East.

Obsolete But Willing by Roger H. Middlebrook - The highly unusual Wellesley started life as a private venture in response to a Air Ministry specification calling for a general-purpose biplane. While several companies tendered biplanes to the competition, Vickers, led by Barnes Wallis introduced both a biplane and a monoplane.

By the outbreak of the Second World War, the Wellesley had been phased out from home based squadrons, with only four examples remaining in Britain but they remained in service with three squadrons based in the Middle East.

Hadley-Page Victor B.2 first flew in 1959 as part of the RAF "V" bomber fleet. It's role changed to Photo Recon in 1968 and then to aerial tanker in 1969. Victor K.1's were retired in 1993.

Hadley-Page Victor - Royal Air Force (RAF), United Kingdom. First flown in 1959 as part of the RAF "V" bomber fleet. It's role changed to Photo Recon in 1968 and then to aerial tanker in Victor were retired in

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