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Thumbnail preview of 1972 - 0999.pdf...olness, even hostility, to a guarded enthusiasm to the final acceptance as a competitive tool of major importance, which no major carrier could afford to be without. And the Comet's successor, the Nimrod, which first flew on May 23, 1968, thus climaxing a decade of design studies of Comet and Trident derivatives to replace the Shackleton, is likely to be in service well into 593 the 1980s—...
1972 - 0999.pdf
Thumbnail preview of 1976 - 2700.pdf...504 FLIGHT International, 20 November 197 AEW Nimrod gets into top gear AFTER several years of low-key development, a recent increase in Government funding has accelerated work on the airborne early-warning (AEW) version of Hawker Siddeley's ...
1976 - 2700.pdf
Thumbnail preview of 1986 - 2635.pdf...EFENCE France joins UK Nimrod v Sentry fight LONDON The UK Ministry of Defence has locked Boeing and GEC Avionics in a head-to-head contest for the Royal Air Force's airborne early warn ing contract. From a list of ...
1986 - 2635.pdf
Thumbnail preview of 1986 - 1101.pdf...e same time, the P-3's range and endurance far exceeds that of the E-2 while the aircraft burns one third the fuel of the E-3 for a similar radius of action. Grumman offers options A Hawkeye/Nimrod hybrid is among the airborne early warning options being offered by Grumman to the Royal Air Force. Its 11 Nimrod AEW.3s could be fitted with the E-2C radar system for less than $600 mil...
1986 - 1101.pdf
Thumbnail preview of 1977 - 0673.pdf...LIGHT International, 12 March (977 633 AEW Nimrod roll-out J. M. RAMSDEN in Manchester IN THE continuing absence of a col lective Nato commitment to a Boeing E-3A Awacs fleet, the United Kingdom "should now forgo further delay and look aft...
1977 - 0673.pdf
Thumbnail preview of 1972 - 0232.pdf...Force range from the F-4C, of which the SAF has 36, down to the North American T-6 Texan, one of which is seen here. These aircraft operate from Las Palmas and are used for basic flying training Nimrod and the unemployment problem THE BRITISH Ministry of Defence is to order an additional squadron of Haw ker Siddeley Nimrod long-range mari time reconnaissance aircraft for the RAF, it was ...
1972 - 0232.pdf
Thumbnail preview of 1967 - 1988.pdf...84 FLIGHT International, S October 1967 Test Flying the Nimrod By J. G. HARRISON* The prototype Nimrod retracting its undercarriage during climb-out "Flight" photograph BASED ON THE COMET COMMERCIAL AIRLINER, yet with adifferent shape, different engines an...
1967 - 1988.pdf
Thumbnail preview of 1970 - 0147.pdf...e those of Mr Gilbert Whitehead, executive director and chief engineer of ILLUSTRATED WITH 'FLIGHT' PHOTOGRAPHS & DRAWINGS Hawker Siddeley Aviation, Manchester, responsible for the development of Nimrod, the world's first jet-propelled maritime reconnaissance aircraft, now entering service in the Royal Air Force. Ex-Shackleton 3 crews of No 18 (Maritime) Group of RAF Strike Command will th...
1970 - 0147.pdf
Thumbnail preview of 1978 - 0012.pdf...LIGHT International, 7 January 1978 AEW Nimrod radar reaches full power N ow about six months into its flight-development programme, the airborne early warning (AEW) radar for Nimrod is about to be operated at full power for the first ...
1978 - 0012.pdf
Thumbnail preview of 1980 - 1851.pdf...32 FLIGHT (nternat/ona/, 26 July I9SO Nimrod AEW avionics integration complete MARCONI AVIONICS has completed integration of the mission system avionics (MSA) for the Royal Air Force's Nimrod airborne early warn ing (AEW) aircraft. ...
1980 - 1851.pdf
Thumbnail preview of 1986 - 0250.pdf...EFENCE RAF wants AEW Nimrod axed LONDON The Royal Air Force is press ing the new UK Defence Minister, George Younger, to scrap the Nimrod Airborne Early Warning aircraft and to buy six Boeing E-3s instead. Younger...
1986 - 0250.pdf
Thumbnail preview of 1969 - 2966.pdf... over a three-year period. The missile itself is about 8ft (2.4m) long and 1ft (0.3m) in diameter, weighs about 5001b (226kg) and is self-homing with TV guidance. THE FIRST OF 38 Hawker Siddeley Nimrod maritime reconnaissance/strike aircraft was handed over to the RAF at the manufacturer's Woodford, Cheshire, air field on October 2. Receiving it from the deputy managing director of Hawke...
1969 - 2966.pdf
Thumbnail preview of 1968 - 1964.pdf...JCHT International, 12 September 1949 Left, the first production Nimrod—0 sub's-eye view of the huge weapon bay, which is built on to the outside of the Comet-type fuselage by adding unpressurised fairings. Above, the nerve centre of the aeroplane is the routine an...
1968 - 1964.pdf
Thumbnail preview of 1974 - 1417.pdf...LIGHT International, 12 September 1974 301 Military aircraft Progress with the Mk 2 Nimrod Every 21 days a new nuclear sub marine slides down the ways at one of the USSR's shipyards, so the mari time threat is accepted as growing all the time. When the Hawker Sid- deley Nimrod M...
1974 - 1417.pdf
Thumbnail preview of 1981 - 0376.pdf...: sa d>c jfro>'»?i!, the Mwred ^ AS5*t'.3. is « &»?;,' *3emeK«T ia Btitalft's : i-r/it'JitsiL Mx-i'i'uii-'KC . lria<5. ffttiilte F,2 li .fe«€|>tfflF- and Utedgreosaiawtc! and control network—the Nimrod airborne early warning (AEVV) air craft is, a .'*?g>jly Hfttoual projec;. fnd as • -nf.: a massive investment—of money and confidence —in British technology. Nimrod AEW owes its existence...
1981 - 0376.pdf
Thumbnail preview of 1981 - 0386.pdf...information. In this way data on targets detected by aircraft, ships and ground stations can be supplied to all members of the network, giving each a complete picture of the tac tical situation. Nimrod AEW will be able to communicate with Awacs, Royal Navy ships and the new UK air defence ground environment (Ukadge). The eventual datalink will be the spread-spectrum, counter- measures-re...
1981 - 0386.pdf
Thumbnail preview of 1968 - 0929.pdf...87 FLIGHT International. 13 ]une 1968 HAWKER SIDDELEY NIMROD MR.1 By MICHAEL WILSON WE SEARCH AND STRIKE." The one-time unofficial mottoof Coastal Command is nowhere more applicablethan in the field of anti-submarine warfare. It is probably not too much ...
1968 - 0929.pdf
Thumbnail preview of 1977 - 0543.pdf...h 1977 111 lllll mt~- *S%mz^& Long-awaited companion to Aerospatiale's Rallye, the T6./0 is seen here following its first flight from Tarbes Lourdes airfield on February 23 (see page 5IS) AEW Nimrod roll-out THE AEW Nimrod development air craft was due to be rolled out at Hawker Siddeley Woodford last Tues day, March 1. The aircraft is a former RAE Comet airframe with the forward AE...
1977 - 0543.pdf
Thumbnail preview of 1981 - 0377.pdf...UCHT tnt§rnatt$.-ial, ' PrhruQr* l9.Bl 355 "V * Biecfa of Nimrod AEW is based en themselves an- modified Nimrod MR.Is—although seven of them have ,»r«ef ,* CM o^ff&iMin' KWel"? c sv> /tt- ii»4 •_'* «, of tjie iip'ji))( S;'S- . the improved mts suite use...
1981 - 0377.pdf
Thumbnail preview of 1982 - 1783.pdf...ultiple birdstrike brought down Nimrod The extremely skilful crash- landing of a Nimrod saved the lives of most of its crew after the aircraft suffered a multiple birdstrike on lift-off. On November 17, 1980, a Nimrod MR.2, XV...
1982 - 1783.pdf
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