Avro vulcan

Learn about the iconic Avro Vulcan, a powerful bomber aircraft that played a crucial role during the Cold War. Explore its history, design, and legacy in this comprehensive guide.
The right wing of Avro Vulcan VX770 disintegrates. Aviation Accidents, Military Jets, Fighter Planes, Fighter Jets, Flight, Airplane Photography, Aircraft Design, Aeroplanes, Experimental Aircraft

20 September 1958: The first prototype Avro Vulcan strategic bomber, VX770, piloted by Rolls-Royce test pilot Keith Roland Sturt, was on a test flight from the Rolls-Royce Flight Test Establishment, RAF Hucknall, when it diverted to make a scheduled fly-past for an air show being held at RAF Syerston in Nottinghamshire. Also aboard were Co-Pilot … Continue reading 20 September 1958 →

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Avro Vulcan B.2, XM571, of the Scampton Wing as seen from … | Flickr Commonwealth, Air Force Aircraft, Royal Air Force, Military Jets, Vickers Valiant, Fighter Jets, Aeroplanes, Jet, Air Force

This is an image from the Imperial War Museum Collection. THE ROYAL AIR FORCE 1950 - 1967© Crown copyright. IWM (RAF-T 4845) Original photo link here - www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/205213843# Avro Vulcan B.2, XM751, of the Scampton Wing as seen from the tail at its base of RAF Scampton. Underneath the aircraft, on a trolley can be seen four pods consisting of the aircraft's Electric Countermeasures suite (ECMs). The ECMs would be loaded through the open tail hatches seen. The…

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