Fuselage Creation English Electric Lightning T.5

The English Electric Lightning is a legendary British interceptor fighter jet that dominated the skies of Britain from the 1960s into the late 1980s. The fighter jet initially was developed, designed and manufactured by English Electric, and later, after the merge with British Aerospace Corporation, built by the BAC.

The Lightning was part of the British Nuclear Deterrent and its role was to defend the Royal Air Force bases from the soviet nuclear bombers, such as TU-22, as well as to intercept other bombers.