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Another view of WB57F

By richardCJ
NASA, Martin/General Dynamics WB57F, a much reworked English Electric Canberra bomber, taxing to park at Prestwick Airport, 11/07/14, from this view it amazes just how low the body and wingtips are to the ground

Tags: Transport Space Nasa Canberra

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27 Jun 2018 5:58PM
Yes, that's quite a wingspan - a far cry from the original design! It appears to be morphing into a U2. Smile
richardCJ 10 27 United Kingdom
27 Jun 2018 6:47PM
As far as I've read up on it , this machine does do the same job as the U2, the difference is this one operates at 60/65000 feet, and the U2 goes up to 77000 feet, and is responsible for bringing back readings from nuclear tests, from west and east detonations
28 Jun 2018 8:18AM
Richard, thanks very much for providing the above information about WB57F; always good to learn something new! All the best, Graham. Smile
richardCJ 10 27 United Kingdom
28 Jun 2018 10:56AM
Your very welcome Graham, just nice to know the background of what your seeing.

femape 4 Argentina
28 Jun 2018 1:28PM
Excelente composición.

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