Posted on 06/08/2013

Photo taken on May 10, 2011

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Avro Vulcan

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Iron Triangle

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Avro Vulcan B2 registration XM607, preserved at RAF Waddington.
This was the aircraft that made the epic flight to bomb the runway at Port Stanley, during the Falklands conflict.

Shirley Knot, Bryan Smith have particularly liked this photo

She still looks modern and ready to go if needed. Smashing picture.
3 years ago.
Tractacus has replied to FrigateRN
I agree, it still looks the part, but God forbid that they would be needed in anger.
3 years ago.
Cumbria Lad
Cumbria Lad
We had Victor, Valiant & Vulcan at RAF Gaydon (1957- 1959)

Every now and then they had a scramble exercise. The aircraft were timed from receiving the call ot scramble and the first air craft becoming airborn (wheels off thr ground)

They taxied past the Air Traffic Control six in line astern at abiut 40mph. I thought it an impressive sight
3 years ago.
Tractacus has replied to Cumbria Lad
Must have sounded quite nice, too...
3 years ago.