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The TSR2 Story

The TSR2 is one of the great "what ifs" of British aviation. If it had been commissioned would aircraft production have continued at Brooklands? How would the British aviation industry have flourished had it continued?
Instead rising costs and inter service rivalry plus a new government meant the cancellation of the high tech project with all the existing air frames (bar two) used as artillery test targets or scrapped at Brooklands.
The TSR2 was undoubtedly a highly advanced concept and tonight aviation author and journalist Denis J Calvert will explore its development and its ultimate demise.