Vickers Varsity T1, WF417 / 563, RAE Blind Landing Experimental Unit
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Construction Number: 563
Model Vickers Varsity T1
Operator: RAE Blind Landing Experimental Unit
Photographer: Peter Berry
Date Taken: 27/06/1957
At the opening day for RAE Bedford at Thurleigh. The RAE researched Blind Landing over 2 decades leading to operational systems in the 1960s such as that on the DH Trident .https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blind_Landing_Experimental_Unit