Early Days of the Fleet Air Arm’s Scimitar

A report on the trials unit and technical developments incorporated in the Royal Navy’s new Scimitar multi-role fighter from the April 4, 1958 edition of The Aeroplane

It was on January 11, 1957 that the first production Scimitar took to the skies with 76 such examples manufactured. The aircraft type was retired by the Royal Navy in 1969.

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