Handley Page H.P.80 Victor

Strategic Bomber

Handley Page H.P.80 Victor K2 Royal Air Force XL231 © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The Handley Page H.P.80 Victor is a four-engine subsonic long-range strategic bomber aircraft produced by the British manufacturer Handley Page.
The Victor was one of the three V-Bombers (Vulcan, Valiant and Victor) of the Royal Air Force. After service as bombers, many Victors were converted to aerial refuelling tankers and AEW aircrafts. The total production includes 46 Mk1 and 34 Mk2.
Crew5
Propulsion4 Turbojet Engines
Engine ModelArmstrong Siddeley Sapphire ASSa.7
Engine Power (each)48,9 kN11000 lbf
alternative Engine Variant
Propulsion4 Turbofan Engines
Engine ModelRolls-Royce Conway RCo.11
Engine Power (each)76,7 kN17250 lbf
Speed1030 km/h556 kts
  640 mph
Service Ceiling16.764 m55.000 ft
Range7.360 km3.974 NM
4.573 mi.
Empty Weight41.277 kg91.000 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight105.687 kg233.000 lbs
Wing Span36,48 m119 ft 8 in
Wing Area223,5 m2406 ft
Length35,03 m114 ft 11 in
Height8,57 m28 ft 1 in
First Flight24.12.1952
Production Statusout of production
Total Production80
Data for (Version)Handley Page Victor B.Mk 2
VariantsVictor B.1, B.1A, B.1A (K.2P), BK.1 (K.1), BK.1A (K.1A), B.2, B.2RS, B(SR).2, K.2

[Photo-ID: 13102] Karsten Palt 2016-07-10
Handley Page H.P.80 Victor B.1A(K2P), Royal Air Force, XH648, c/n HP80/48, Karsten Palt, 2016Handley Page
H.P.80 Victor B.1A(K2P)
Royal Air Force
Reg.: XH648
c/n: HP80/48
 
Imperial War Museum [Duxford Aerodrome (EGSU / QFO)]
[Photo-ID: 6705] Karsten Palt 2013-05-17
Handley Page H.P.80 Victor K2, Royal Air Force, XH672, c/n , Karsten Palt, 2013Handley Page
H.P.80 Victor K2
Royal Air Force
Reg.: XH672
 
Royal Air Force Museum Cosford [Shifnal, Shropshire]
[Photo-ID: 7033] Karsten Palt 2013-05-18
Handley Page H.P.80 Victor K2, Royal Air Force, XL231, c/n , Karsten Palt, 2013Handley Page
H.P.80 Victor K2
Royal Air Force
Reg.: XL231
 
Yorkshire Air Museum [Elvington]
[Photo-ID: 7034] Karsten Palt 2013-05-18
Handley Page H.P.80 Victor K2, Royal Air Force, XL231, c/n , Karsten Palt, 2013Handley Page
H.P.80 Victor K2
Royal Air Force
Reg.: XL231
 
Yorkshire Air Museum [Elvington]
[Photo-ID: 7035] Karsten Palt 2013-05-18
Handley Page H.P.80 Victor K2, Royal Air Force, XL231, c/n , Karsten Palt, 2013Handley Page
H.P.80 Victor K2
Royal Air Force
Reg.: XL231
 
Yorkshire Air Museum [Elvington]
[Photo-ID: 7036] Karsten Palt 2013-05-18
Handley Page H.P.80 Victor K2, Royal Air Force, XL231, c/n , Karsten Palt, 2013Handley Page
H.P.80 Victor K2
Royal Air Force
Reg.: XL231
 
Yorkshire Air Museum [Elvington]
[Photo-ID: 6632] Karsten Palt 2013-05-19
Handley Page H.P.80 Victor K2, Royal Air Force, XM715, c/n , Karsten Palt, 2013Handley Page
H.P.80 Victor K2
Royal Air Force
Reg.: XM715
 
Teasin Tina
Cold War Jets Collection [Bruntingthorpe, Leicestershire]
[Photo-ID: 6631] Karsten Palt 2013-05-19
Handley Page H.P.80 Victor K2, Royal Air Force, XM715, c/n , Karsten Palt, 2013Handley Page
H.P.80 Victor K2
Royal Air Force
Reg.: XM715
 
Teasin Tina
Cold War Jets Collection [Bruntingthorpe, Leicestershire]