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flygcforum.com ✈ FALKLAND'S MOST DARING RAID ✈ Operation Black Buck ✈

flygcforum.com ✈ FALKLAND'S MOST DARING RAID ✈ Operation Black Buck ✈

Avro Vulcan. Part of the V-Force, the Vulcan was Britain's airborne nuclear deterrent during much of the Cold War. Although typically armed with nuclear weapons, it was capable of conventional bombing missions, a capability utilised in Operation Black Buck during the Falklands War between the United Kingdom and Argentina in 1982.

AVRO VULCAN Originally part of the V-Force triad, Britain’s airborne nuclear deterrent during much of the Cold War. The V Bombers were armed with the Blue Steel stand off missile. With the withdrawal.

flygcforum.com ✈ FALKLAND'S MOST DARING RAID ✈ Operation Black Buck ✈

flygcforum.com ✈ FALKLAND'S MOST DARING RAID ✈ Operation Black Buck ✈

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…

Painting of Vulcan refueling from a Victor bomber converted to the tanker role.

Avro Vulcan, one of the three 'v bombers' nuclear deterrents in the 50s and 60s. Also took part in the Falklands war. A beautiful delta winged bomber.

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#xh558Waddington The mighty Vulcan after modification of the refueling probe prior to it's departure to the Falkland Islands in 1982, where it bombed the runway at Port Stanley, 'Operation Black Buck'.  This is GEF at RAF Waddington, my husband being one of the airmen.

The mighty Vulcan after modification of the refueling probe prior to it's departure to the Falkland Islands in where it bombed the runway at Port Stanley, 'Operation Black Buck'. This is GEF at RAF Waddington, my husband being one of the airmen.

The two Vulcans of Black Buck 1 at Ascension, XM607 is nearer the camera

The two Vulcans of Black Buck 1 at Ascension, is nearer the camera

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

Royal Air Force, Avro Vulcan bomber is a jet-powered tailless delta wing high-altitude strategic bomber, which was operated by the Royal Air Force (RAF) from 1956 until They were used for the first time in the Falklands war.

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