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Updated: 27 Mar 05

Full Official Name: Electric Lightning

Manufacturer: English Electric

Major variants:

Role: point-defence interceptor

Crew: .

In-service: .

Withdrawn:

Operated by: (Sqns with Lincolnshire connection only)

5 Sqn, 11 Sqn, 29 Sqn,

History

The Lightning was the only fighter designed and built in the United Kingdom which was capable of speeds in excess of Mach 2.0 which also saw service with the RAF.

Design

Swept-wing, moveable tailplane.

Engines

2.

Armaments

.

Performance

.

Combat radius

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Who operated what?
Armstrong Whitworth :: Battle :: BE2c :: Beaufighter :: Blenheim :: Camel :: Canberra :: DH4 ::DH6 :: DH9 :: Fawn :: Halifax :: Hampden :: Hart :: Hind :: Hurricane :: Hyderabad :: Lancaster :: Lightning :: Lincoln :: Manchester :: Mosquito :: NIMROD :: Phantom :: RE8 :: SENTINEL :: SENTRY :: Spitfire :: Stirling :: Tornado :: Valiant :: VC-10 :: Vulcan :: Washington :: Wellington

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