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BAC Lightning T.5
BAC Lightning T.5
BAC Lightning T.Mk.5 XS402 seen here at the Royal International Air Tattoo at RAF Fairford, July 2003.
Aircraft Specifications
Aircraft Type: Two-Seat Trainer version of the Lightning F.Mk.3 Fighter.
Country of Origin: United Kingdom
Engines: 2 x Rolls-Royce Avon 301 turbojets developing 13,200lb of thrust.
Armament: 2 x de Havilland Firestreak air-to-air Missiles. (optional)
Dimensions: Wing Span: 34ft 10 in. Length: 55ft 3in, Height: 19ft 7in. Wing Area: 380 sq. feet.
Weights: Gross Weight: 40,000lb
Performance: Max Speed: Mach 2.3 (1,500 m.p.h) at 36,000 ft.
Operators: RAF
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