Typhoons ready for take-off

October 31st, 2007  

Topic: Typhoons ready for take-off

Typhoons ready for take-off

By David Coates
A massive order for military fighter jets has been completed by workers at Lancashire defence giant BAE Systems.
The 3,000-strong Eurofighter Typhoon workforce has completed the delivery of its tranche one order of 53 jets, destined for the UK Royal Air Force, at the firm's site in Warton, near Preston.

Final production on aircraft number BS036 was completed at 302 Hangar on the site earlier this month, it will now be test flown at the base before being delivered to the RAF for final assessment.

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