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Vulcan Bomber. Saw it up close and personal at RAF Mildenhall's annual air show. Impressive...but the SR-71 was about 100 feet away :).

Vulcan Bomber. Saw it up close and personal at RAF Mildenhall's annual air show. Impressive...but the SR-71 was about 100 feet away :).

Royal Air Force, Vulcan bombers. They were used for the first time in the Falklands war.

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Impressive Jet Fighter Design

Impressive Jet Fighter Design

I definitely can't call myself an airplane aficionado, but I sure can appreciate an amazing design. Although the objective of these Jet Fighters is making war (which is always a bad thing), these are some amazing example of design and engineering. If we look just at the bright side of these, the idea of people flying at absurd speeds, we can actually appreciate the power of these beasts. I've selected some great examples of jet fighters, but if you think we forgot any other jets you like…

Three Vulcan B2s of 617 Squadron, carrying Blue Steel training rounds, demonstrate a dispe...

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

These fascinating photographs from Imperial War Museum archives were assembled in full colour by historian Ian Proctor, and chronicle the history of the RAF after the Second World War.

De Havilland Sea Vixen, escorting an Avro Vulcan: Actually Vulcan giving birth to Sea Vixen. This is how the Labour Government in the early 60s expected the RAF to continue to protect our shores.

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De Havilland Sea Vixen, escorting an Avro Vulcan: Actually Vulcan giving birth to Sea Vixen. This is how the Labour Government in the early 60s expected the RAF to continue to protect our shores.

Vulan Bomber. Amazing aircraft. I was a little boy in Britain and got to witness the last flight of this incredible airplane.

Vulan Bomber. Amazing aircraft. I was a little boy in Britain and got to witness the last flight of this incredible airplane.

Harriers, Victors and Nimrods at Ascension Island awaiting the arrival of the Vulcans from RAF Waddington before the attacks could begin. BLACK BUCK MEMORIES- In this exclusive article, Barry Masefield, relives his experiences back in 1982. (This article first appeared in 'The Vulcan' Magazine within a special 20th Anniversary edition - May 2002)

Black Buck Memories

The Avro Vulcan is an iconic example of British aerospace engineering at its best. XH558 now resides in in Doncaster where it is used to educate and inspire.

Harriers, Victors and Nimrods at Ascension Island awaiting the arrival of the Vulcans from RAF Waddington before the attacks could begin. BLACK BUCK MEMORIES- In this exclusive article, Barry Masefield, relives his experiences back in 1982. (This article first appeared in 'The Vulcan' Magazine within a special 20th Anniversary edition - May 2002)

Black Buck Memories

The Avro Vulcan is an iconic example of British aerospace engineering at its best. XH558 now resides in in Doncaster where it is used to educate and inspire.

Scrambled: Squadron Leader Ulf Burberry and his crew race towards Victor B1 during a dem...

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

These fascinating photographs from Imperial War Museum archives were assembled in full colour by historian Ian Proctor, and chronicle the history of the RAF after the Second World War.

Vulcans in Camera - Four Avro Vulcan B2s of No 617 Sqn at RAF Cottesmore.

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Four Avro Vulcan B2s of No 617 Sqn on the ORP at RAF Cottesmore.