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Buccaneer attack aircraft

Country of Origin: Britain


The Buccaneer was a two-seat British attack aircraft originally designed for carrier-based anti-ship bombing operations by the Royal Navy (RN), but subsequently transferred to the Royal Air Force (RAF) for use in ground attack missions with the demise of the RN's conventional carrier force. It was highly regarded as a fast, low-level, maritime strike aircraft.

The wing was placed at mid-fuselage and had an unusual planform and high-lift system. The cambered, fixed leading edge had...

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