The Aerodynamics of the V-bombers – Part 5

Dr Steve Liddle CEng FRAeS, is a Vulcan to the Sky Trustee and Principal Aerodynamicist at Aston Martin Formula One Team. The articles here are republished from Steve’s occasional series on ‘the aerodynamics of the V-bombers’, that he writes on the Vulcan to the Sky Trust LinkedIn page. The Vulcan was required to save Britain […]

The Aerodynamics of the V-bombers – Part 4

Dr Steve Liddle CEng FRAeS, is a Vulcan to the Sky Trustee and Principal Aerodynamicist at Aston Martin Formula One Team. The articles here are republished from Steve’s occasional series on ‘the aerodynamics of the V-bombers’, that he writes on the Vulcan to the Sky Trust LinkedIn page. Four Digits and a Revolution In 1940, […]

The Aerodynamics of the V-bombers – Part 3

Dr Steve Liddle CEng FRAeS, is a Vulcan to the Sky Trustee and Principal Aerodynamicist at Aston Martin Formula One Team. The articles here are republished from Steve’s occasional series on ‘the aerodynamics of the V-bombers’, that he writes on the Vulcan to the Sky Trust LinkedIn page. Rocket Javelin When talking about the development […]

The Aerodynamics of the V-bombers – Part 2

Dr Steve Liddle CEng FRAeS, is a Vulcan to the Sky Trustee and Principal Aerodynamicist at Aston Martin Formula One Team. The articles here are republished from Steve’s occasional series on ‘the aerodynamics of the V-bombers’, that he writes on the Vulcan to the Sky Trust LinkedIn page. Other V-bombers are available It hasn’t taken […]

The Aerodynamics of the V-bombers – Part 1

Dr Steve Liddle CEng FRAeS, is a Vulcan to the Sky Trustee and Principal Aerodynamicist at Aston Martin Formula One Team. The articles here are republished from Steve’s occasional series on ‘the aerodynamics of the V-bombers’, that he writes on the Vulcan to the Sky Trust LinkedIn page.  The V-bombers were, by necessity, extremely advanced […]

The Last Flight of the Vulcan

On 28 October 2015, over 55 years after her first flight, Avro Vulcan XH558 – the world’s last airworthy Vulcan – flew for the final time.   XH558 is an aircraft of many firsts and lasts. On 1 July 1960, XH558 was the first Vulcan B.2 to enter RAF service. She went on to become the […]

Exercise Golden Eagle

50 years ago, on 27 July 1971, during his Royal Air Force training to become a jet pilot, King Charles (HRH Prince Charles at the time) was introduced to the Vulcan. The pilot training for The Prince of Wales was codenamed ‘Golden Eagle’.  Flt Lt Graham Heath, who was Nav Radar on the flight with the prince, shared the experience with VTST after attending an event […]

Prince Philip, the Royal Family and the AVRO Vulcan

Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, was honorary Patron of The Air League of the UK since 1952. The Air League formed in 1909 and it is designed to keep the UK at the forefront of aviation. On 3 May 2016, Prince Philip presented Dr Robert Pleming the Scott-Farnie Medal at The Air League Annual […]