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TG263, Saunders-Roe SR.A/1, Experimental Flying boat fighter, RAF, milestone of flight
Code Number:
MYNV18P07_16
Title:
TG263, Saunders-Roe SR.A/1, Experimental Flying boat fighter, RAF, milestone of flight
Role: Flying boat fighter
Manufacturer: Saunders-Roe
First flight: 16 July 1947
Retired: 1951
Primary user: Royal Air Force, RAF
Number built: 3

This was a bizarre post WWII effort in a British attempt to build a floatplane jet fighter. The reason for failure are to numerous to list here, non the least, the fact that this design was obsolete before it was even built.
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