1960 – 1965 – Years of Service

Part of the Vulcan - A Time In History series

Test beds Aside from regular duties, several Vulcan airframes were put to use in test and development roles. XA894 spent all its life as a test aircraft, and was delivered to Filton in 1960, where the Olympus 22R (intended to power the TSR.2) was fitted into the bomb-bay. An engine…

B-52 Blue Steel Skybolt XA894 XA903 XH538 XH563 XL390
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