Blackburn B-103 Buccaneer

Fighter Bomber

BlackburnBuccaneer S.2B Royal Air Force XX900 B3-05-75 © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The Blackburn B-103 Buccaneer is a twin-engined two-seat low-level strike aircraft produced by the British manufacturer Blackburn Aircraft Limited and later Hawker Siddeley.
The B-103 Buccaneer was in duty with the Royal Navy, the Royal Air Force and the South African Air Force.
Crew2
Propulsion2 Turbofan Engines
Engine ModelRolls-Royce RB.168 Spey Mk.101
Engine Power (each)50,0 kN11250 lbf
Speed1041 km/h562 kts
  647 mph
Service Ceiling12.192 m40.000 ft
Range3.704 km2.000 NM
2.302 mi.
Empty Weight13.608 kg30.000 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight28.123 kg62.000 lbs
Wing Span13,41 m43 ft 12 in
Wing Area47,8 m515 ft
Length19,33 m63 ft 5 in
Height4,97 m16 ft 4 in
First Flight30.04.1958
Production Statusout of production
Production Range1961-1977
Total Production203
ICAO CodeBUC
Data for (Version)Blackburn B-103 S.2B Buccaneer
VariantsBuccaneer S.1, S.2, S.2A, S.2B, S.2C, S.2D, S.50

[Photo-ID: 6905] Karsten Palt 2013-05-18
Blackburn / Hawker Siddeley Buccaneer S.1, Royal Navy, XN694, c/n B3-19-62, Karsten Palt, 2013Blackburn / Hawker Siddeley
Buccaneer S.1
Royal Navy
Reg.: XN694
c/n: B3-19-62
 
Newark Air Museum [Winthorpe, Newark]
[Photo-ID: 1143] Karsten Palt 2008-07-13
Blackburn / Hawker Siddeley Buccaneer S.1, Royal Navy, XN957, c/n B3-12-62, Karsten Palt, 2008Blackburn / Hawker Siddeley
Buccaneer S.1
Royal Navy
Reg.: XN957
c/n: B3-12-62
 
Fleet Air Arm Museum [Yeovilton]
[Photo-ID: 7017] Karsten Palt 2013-05-18
Blackburn / Hawker Siddeley Buccaneer S.2, Royal Air Force, XN974, c/n B3-01-63, Karsten Palt, 2013Blackburn / Hawker Siddeley
Buccaneer S.2
Royal Air Force
Reg.: XN974
c/n: B3-01-63
 
Yorkshire Air Museum [Elvington]
[Photo-ID: 7660] Karsten Palt 2013-09-19
Blackburn / Hawker Siddeley Buccaneer S.2B, Royal Air Force, XV350, c/n B3-28-66, Karsten Palt, 2013Blackburn / Hawker Siddeley
Buccaneer S.2B
Royal Air Force
Reg.: XV350
c/n: B3-28-66
 
ex A&AEE
East Midlands Airport Aeropark [Castle Donington]
[Photo-ID: 6622] Karsten Palt 2013-05-19
Blackburn / Hawker Siddeley Buccaneer S.2B, Royal Air Force, XW544, c/n B3-05-71, Karsten Palt, 2013Blackburn / Hawker Siddeley
Buccaneer S.2B
Royal Air Force
Reg.: XW544
c/n: B3-05-71
 
Cold War Jets Collection [Bruntingthorpe, Leicestershire]
[Photo-ID: 1308] Karsten Palt 2008-07-16
Blackburn / Hawker Siddeley Buccaneer S.2B, Royal Air Force, XW547, c/n B3-08-71, Karsten Palt, 2008Blackburn / Hawker Siddeley
Buccaneer S.2B
Royal Air Force
Reg.: XW547
c/n: B3-08-71
 
Royal Air Force Museum [London-Hendon]
[Photo-ID: 6623] Karsten Palt 2013-05-19
Blackburn / Hawker Siddeley Buccaneer S.2B, Royal Air Force, XX889, c/n B3-05-73, Karsten Palt, 2013Blackburn / Hawker Siddeley
Buccaneer S.2B
Royal Air Force
Reg.: XX889
c/n: B3-05-73
 
Cold War Jets Collection [Bruntingthorpe, Leicestershire]
[Photo-ID: 6624] Karsten Palt 2013-05-19
Blackburn / Hawker Siddeley Buccaneer S.2B, Royal Air Force, XX900, c/n B3-05-75, Karsten Palt, 2013Blackburn / Hawker Siddeley
Buccaneer S.2B
Royal Air Force
Reg.: XX900
c/n: B3-05-75
 
Cold War Jets Collection [Bruntingthorpe, Leicestershire]
[Photo-ID: 7018] Karsten Palt 2013-05-18
Blackburn / Hawker Siddeley Buccaneer S.2B, Royal Air Force, XX901, c/n B3-06-75, Karsten Palt, 2013Blackburn / Hawker Siddeley
Buccaneer S.2B
Royal Air Force
Reg.: XX901
c/n: B3-06-75
 
Yorkshire Air Museum [Elvington]
[Photo-ID: 1149] Karsten Palt 2008-07-13
Blackburn / Hawker Siddeley Buccaneer S.2B, Royal Navy, XV333, c/n B3-11-66, Karsten Palt, 2008Blackburn / Hawker Siddeley
Buccaneer S.2B
Royal Navy
Reg.: XV333
c/n: B3-11-66
 
Fleet Air Arm Museum [Yeovilton]
[Photo-ID: 1306] Karsten Palt 2008-07-16
Blackburn / Hawker Siddeley Buccaneer S.Mk.2B, Royal Air Force, XV865, c/n B3-14-67, Karsten Palt, 2008Blackburn / Hawker Siddeley
Buccaneer S.Mk.2B
Royal Air Force
Reg.: XV865
c/n: B3-14-67
 
Imperial War Museum [Duxford Aerodrome (EGSU / QFO)]