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Avro Vulcan, still going strong! Cracking Image.


De Havilland Sea Vixen, escorting an Avro Vulcan: Actually Vulcan giving birth…


Vulcans in Camera - Avro Vulcan B2 BS XL384. This is a well-used photograph of Avro Vulcan B2 Blue Steel XL384 over the Niagara Falls with a W103A Blue Steel training round. 384 was delivered to No 230 OCU at RAF Finningley in April 1962. It was withdrawn from service in August 1963 and returned to Woodford for reengining with Olympus 301 engines and conversion to B2 Blue Steel. It reentered service with the Scampton Wing in August 1964. In February 1970, 384 was converted back to free…


The last flying Vulcan bomber.

from Mail Online

In Cold War pictures, how the RAF has always been ready to face Russia

Full-colour photographs painstakingly collated from the IWM archives by #aviation historian Ian Proctor, who wanted to document a time when the world hung on the brink of nuclear war.


Black Buck Buddies by Ivan Berryman - It is ironic that, just as the RAF were beginning to retire or re-assign their ageing force of V-bombers, the situation in the Falkland Islands called for a long-distance bombing mission to disable the runway at Port Stanley which now threatened to become an operational fighter base for the Argentine Air Force. Flying a round trip of some 8,000 miles, it was necessary for Avro Vulcan XM607 to refuel several times from a fleet of Victor tankers who…


An Avro Vulcan B.2A of No 617 Squadron undergoing final preparations at RAF Scampton, Lincolnshire prior to a sortie with a Blue Steel stand-off nuclear weapon.


This picture shows a Vulcan carrying a Concorde Olympus engine for tests. Other Vulcans were converted into Maritime Reconnaissance and Air-to-Air Refuelling roles. However by 1984, all but two Vulcans had left RAF service.