Custom Handley Page Victor K.2 PlaneTag


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Handley Page Victor: A RAF Bomber and Tanker

The Handley Page Victor was a British jet-powered strategic bomber, with the K.2 variant serving mainly as an in-flight refueling tanker. XL 191 was built for the Royal Air Force in September 1961 and faithfully served with 55 Squadron, notably providing tanker support during the Falklands War in 1982.


From The Soplata Collection of Planes

The Victor K.2 crash-landed short of the runway in Hamilton, Ohio in 1986. Parts of it were donated to the Canadian Warplane Heritage, but the nose was sold to Walter Soplata and became part of his collection in 1987. MotoArt is pleased to preserve the plane in the form of a limited edition of PlaneTags.

Read more about Walter Soplata and the Soplata Collection. 



  • Crew: 5
  • Length: 114 ft 11 in (35.03 m)
  • Wingspan: 110 ft (34 m)
  • Height: 28 ft 1.5 in (8.573 m)
  • Wing Area: 2,406 sq ft (223.5 m2)
  • Empty Weight: 89,030 lb (40,383 kg)
  • Max Takeoff Weight: 205,000 lb (92,986 kg)


  • Maximum Speed: 545 kn (627 mph, 1,009 km/h) at 36,000 ft (11,000 m)
  • Range: 5,217 nmi (6,004 mi, 9,662 km)
  • Service Ceiling: 56,000 ft (17,000 m)


  • Bombs: Up to 35 × 1,000 lb (450kg) bombs or 1× Yellow Sun Free-fall nuclear bomb


Handmade Aviation Tags

PlaneTags are:

  • Authentic - made from actual retired aircraft fuselage, not merely stamped metal. 
  • Unique -  each PlaneTag bears the color, thickness, and wear and tear from the portion of the fuselage from which it was cut and it is therefore rare to create two identical PlaneTags. 
  • Collectible - each one is numbered in a limited edition and comes attached to a display card. Collect them all!
  • Versatile - comes with a durable metal ring, strong enough to attach to luggage or keys or display

Hassle-Free Shipping

  • Domestic Shipping: 3-5 Days.  
  • International Shipping: 8-15 days
  • Custom Engraving: Allow 8-10 days for

*Important Notice – Please Read Carefully

Variations and imperfections are not product flaws. They are part of the beauty of PlaneTags. The images on this website are provided for reference only and should not be used as the sole basis for choosing a particular PlaneTag. As a result, you will not have an option to select the exact color

Caution: Not recommended for children under 8 years of age. This product contains chemical-based paint which may cause respiratory irritation if ingested or inhaled in large quantities. Keep out of mouth.

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    michel D.
    Netherlands Netherlands
    Well done!

    Appropriately bought for a young man called Victor, fond of aviation and happy by this little gift...

    Marissa L.
    United States United States
    Boyfriends birthday present

    The tag was given to my boyfriend as a birthday present and he absolutely loved it! He couldn’t believe his initials were imprinted on the backside.

    Andy R.
    United States United States
    British V-Bomber tag for my Brother!

    Thanks to Dave's great customer service, I managed to get my brother's address engraved on this tag - even though it was in a UK address format and not a US format. I am hoping that the good folks at PlaneTags will manage to obtain some Vulcan aircraft skin for another great tag.

    Travis S.
    United States United States
    Useful tag and excellent piece of history

    High quality tag and in my case had the back customized with my name and address. The packaging is a nice reference for the Handley Page Victor. Well constructed and visible for use as a luggage tag.