A day at Fairford with 002 ...1971
Pictures and Captions by Christian JULIUS
Flight test hangar
Outside, getting ready
No hydraulics yet, so the wing control surfaces still droop, and the rudder still points over to the side.
The long wait
The Canberra "chase" 'plane touches down first, then "
there she is!
Wheel chocks in place and connecting ground cooling, as soon as the engines have stopped
First comments from the test pilots for this flight, Brian Trubshaw and John Cochrane
Back in the lab, changing an amplifier gain for tomorrow's flight