• Short Summary

    The Lightning is an all weather day and night supersonic fighter, which can fly at speeds in excess of twice the speed of sound to intercept and destroy enemy aircraft.

  • Description

    The Lightning is an all weather day and night supersonic fighter, which can fly at speeds in excess of twice the speed of sound to intercept and destroy enemy aircraft. Its top operational height is secret, but is known to be above 60,000 feet.

    The Lightning is powered by two Rolls-Royce Avon turbojects, and is equipped for refuelling in flight, giving it world-wide operational capabilities. It is armed with two Firestreak air-to-air missiles, and the improved Red Top missile.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAH4BGF7CRYPFBGPE5VMWYF4SG
    Media URN:
    VLVAH4BGF7CRYPFBGPE5VMWYF4SG
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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