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November 25, 2022
The race was on again to prepare XH558 for the 2009 airshow season. A host of servicing requirements awaited the attentions of the Trust’s engineering team, complicated by a warning from Rolls-Royce about possible corrosion issues on the engines. ...
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October 28, 2022
Personal memories from RAF Scampton, by Wing Commander Bill Ramsey Wing Commander Bill Ramsey, former OC RAFAT, BBMF Lancaster pilot and last captain of Vulcan XH558, shared some of his many memories from his time spent on arguably the RAF’s m...
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October 28, 2022
With funds once again depleted XH558 had to sit patiently in her hangar after her all too brief taste of freedom. It was April of 2008 before test flights could restart, as the Trust sought to demonstrate her airworthiness and gain the all-importa...
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October 28, 2022
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 th...
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October 24, 2022
Every year at Wellesbourne Mountford Airfield near Stratford on Avon the XM655 MaPS (Maintenance and Preservation Society) team of Vulcan enthusiasts who look after Vulcan XM655 hold their Wings and Wheels Open Day.  This annual occasion allo...
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October 10, 2022
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 th...
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September 28, 2022
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 th...
Akrotiri
September 28, 2022
Valiant Bomber 249 Squadron. Ejection Seat chain of events. I completed Boy Entrant training as an armourer at 16 years of age in 1960 and was posted to RAF Marham where there were squadrons of Valiants. It must have been difficult for t...
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September 28, 2022
Thursday 18th October 2007 dawned, a perfect day for flying, and destined to be an unforgettable one. Anticipation was keen as the media and invited guests gathered at Bruntingthorpe. No less keenly felt by the VTST team either, as the culmination...
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September 28, 2022
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 thous...

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