Avro Vulcan XH558 - world's last flying Vulcan bomber forced to retire in 2013

Vulcan to retire

Avro Vulcan.

Celebrating the aircraft designed and built on Long Island, along with some other planes I think are beautiful.

Vickers 'Valiant' B(K).1 aircraft of 49 Squadron RAF undergoing preparations for a flight at its base of RAF Wittering, Cambridgeshire, April 1964.

Vickers 'Valiant' aircraft of 49 Squadron RAF undergoing preparations for a flight at its base of RAF Wittering, Cambridgeshire, April

Vulcan bomber UK

# 11 This Vulcan swooped down low almost to the ground and then lifted off again.

Hadley-Page Victor B.2 first flew in 1959 as part of the RAF "V" bomber fleet. It's role changed to photo recon in 1968 and then to aerial tanker in 1969. Victor K.1's were retired in 1993.

Hadley-Page Victor first flew in 1959 as part of the RAF "V" bomber fleet. It's role changed to photo recon in 1968 and then to aerial tanker in Victor were retired in

The crew of an Avro 'Vulcan' B.1 bomber pose infront of their aircraft. This aircraft is from 230 Operational Conversion Unit (OCU) at RAF Waddington, Lincolnshire, in 1959.

RAF-T The crew of an Avro Vulcan bomber pose infront of their aircraft. This aircraft is possibly from No 230 Operational Conversion Unit (OCU) at RAF Waddington Lincolnshire

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British Avro Vulcan Bomber (officially Hawker Siddeley Vulcan) strategic bomber, which was operated by the RAF from 1956 until 1984

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 It was withdrawn from service in August 1963 and returned to Woodford for reengining with Olympus 301 engines and conversion to B2 Blue Steel.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…

RAF Avro Vulcan carrying a Blue Steel missile over Niagara Falls in 1965 (MOD/Crown Copyright)

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Spitfire with the last flying Vulcan. Goodbye old girl .

A RAF Avro Vulcan bomber aircraft at the RAAF base Butterworth, Malaysia.The potential of these long range aircraft were a considerable deterrence during the Confrontation period from 1963 to 1966.

A RAF Avro Vulcan bomber aircraft at the RAAF base Butterworth, Malaysia.The potential of these long range aircraft were a considerable deterrence during.

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