As ex RAF my first Sqdn was 101.
At Finningley on secondment to Scampton I witnessed a Vulcan taking off and leaving to nose wheel on the runway.
After a few hours burning off fuel the aircraft landed safely with no injuries, just a short nose wheel.
Also on leave from Goose Bay was fortunate to return on a Vulcan from 617 Sqdn Scampton. An honour and Privilege.