Re: DH Trident

Date:         16 Jun 98 02:14:57 
From:         Graham Glen <Graham@irving.demon.co.uk>
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>[Moderator's Note: So what happened to the remaining Trident?  Was it a
>prototype which was retained by HS?  -- Karl]

One was lost in a test flight in 1966 whilst investigating stall
behaviour.  The aircraft entered a "super-stall", and no spin recovery
chute was fitted.

Regards

Graham
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Graham Glen     graham@irving.demon.co.uk

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