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I am an unashamed fan of there British Aircraft Corporation TSR2, my favourite aircraft ever! Its graceful and beautiful lines should have dominated British military operations from the late 1960s through to at least the early 2000s, and if ever there was a British-
Capable of Mach 2 powered by its two Bristol Siddeley Olympus jet engines and with the range to strike deep into enemy territory, the platform featured much brand new technology and it was the cost of this (with a much prolonged development period) that was to lead to its demise, it being cancelled in 1965 by the then Labour Government of Harold Wilson. Much of the technology went on to famous success however, for example a development of the terrain following radar designed for the TSR2 being used on the Panavia Tornado.
Here I envisage what the TSR2 might have looked like in service using modified 1/48 Airfix kits -