Blackburn Buccaneer S2. Using the more powerful Spey engines. The aircraft was designed to run at high subsonic speed at low level, but the lack of supersonic performance meant it was reluctantly accepted by the RAF after the cancellation of the TSR2. Always seen as a stopgap, the aircraft suffered from a lack of development of its radar and electronics.
Royal Air Force engineering mechanics overhaul a Hawker Siddeley (Blackburn) Buccaneer S2 aircraft at Royal Air Force Honington in Suffolk. Buccaneers of No 12, No 15 and No 16 Squadron RAF were based at RAF Honington during 1969 - 1971