Renegadenemo wrote:Big problem with the Victor is the Conway engines because R-R just isn't able to support them, which is a shame.
...they do for the higher thrust version on the VC10...
The real issue will be airframe fatigue life. Anything is technically possible if you really really wanted to spend huge sums of money, but I believe that like the Vulcan, the life of the Victors is referenced to a fatigue test specimen.
Renegadenemo wrote:They're all way beyond their use by date now but I wonder if a case could be made to get a few more hours out of an airframe based on a thorough visit with modern NDT techniques.
Back to V-bombers for a minute...could the Victor do this?
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