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Seventy years ago, Britain led the world in aircraft design. The Avro Vulcan is the iconic example from that era of aerospace engineering at its world-beating best. Its impressive list of technical innovations includes being the first successful large delta wing aircraft. The Vulcan delivered performance and agility much closer to a jet fighter’s than a bomber’s.



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Autumn update from Vulcan to the Sky Trust

Many of you will have seen the sad news that Doncaster Sheffield Airport (DSA) is to cease operating as an airport later this year and our thoughts go to the employees, many of whom we have worked closely with for many years. We informed you all in our last newsletter…

70th Anniversary Raffle Results

The draw for Vulcan To The Sky’s 70th Anniversary Raffle took place on Tuesday 20th September at our Central Stores in Stratford-Upon-Avon Our independent draw-masters on the day were: D. Wilson F. Black P. Williams And the winners are…  1st Prize – Vulcan XH558 Cockpit Experience for two with a light lunchTicket Number…

XM655 Overshoot and Recovery

Report and images by Bob Jackson As you may have read or seen on social media our sister AVRO Vulcan aircraft XM655 based at Wellesbourne, near Stratford upon Avon came to a stop in soft ground following a high-speed taxi run test on Friday 16th September. VTST were able to…

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Ramblings from the AEO’s Panel – Part 11

It had been 30 years in the making but finally on Sunday May 20th SAMA (South Atlantic Medal Association) ‘unveiled’ the memorial wall at the National Memorial Arboretum dedicated to the fallen from the Falklands War in 1982.  Many thousands of…

1970 – 1982 – Tactical Roles

Following the transfer of the strategic deterrent role to the Royal Navy’s Polaris fleet, on 30th June 1969, the RAF maintained three nuclear-capable Vulcan wings with different weaponry, and accordingly different standard of aircraft. The Scampton Vulcans were designated B…

September 1986 – XH558’s First Finningley Airshow Display

35 years ago, on 20 September 1986, Vulcan XH558 performed her first display at her former base – RAF Finningley. However, performing as the display aircraft for the RAF was a role that very nearly didn’t happen, with XH558 almost ending up on the fire dump. …

Operating a Four-engine Jet Aircraft is an Expensive Business

The Vulcan to the Sky Trust (VTST) is often asked “where has all the money gone?” The simple answer is “Operating a four-engine jet aircraft is an expensive business and all money donated and generated through sales of merchandise at…

Early Vulcan Flying… Another view

Mr. Alan Ainsworth, was on the Flight Test and development Team of AV Roe – read on for an interesting account of the early days, with yet another mention of “that roll” I first met the Vulcan early in 1956…

Bob Tracey Recalls

Bob Tracey was a Club member and was a hangar volunteer during the restoration. (This article was originally published in The Vulcan Magazine – Summer 2008) All of my service in the RAF from 1953 to 1977 was during the…

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The Vulcan and Canberra have a rich history to explore and learn from. From the V-Force, to high altitude records being broken. Here, we uncover the bits you may not know about your favourite aircraft.

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The story started with the world’s most ambitious and complex technical restoration project, an award-winning aspiration to return one of the world’s most iconic aircraft to the skies, Vulcan XH558. Now, after meeting all the objectives, delighting more than two million people every year and inspiring new generations of young people, Vulcan to the Sky Trust is entering an exciting new phase of the narrative.

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