PVC Patch – Vulcan XH558 Panther Head
Detailed PVC patch, showing the iconic delta shape of Vulcan XH558 with a panther’s head.
XH558, possibly the most famous of the iconic Vulcan aircraft, flew in operational service between 1960 and 1984. After which she was selected for display duties with the RAF’s Vulcan Display Flight (VDF), making her display debut at the TVS Airshow in Bournemouth in May 1985. The display Vulcan was the representative of all Vulcan squadrons and it was painted with the insignia of No.1 Group (a black panthers head).
After her restoration and return to flight in 2007, XH558 flew her second display career continuing to sport the panther’s head. The panthers head remains in place on XH558 today, along with The Spirit of Great Britain text – a description that was applied to XH558 on her 50th anniversary in 2010.
This patch is attached to your clothes or bags by hook and loop. There are two pieces to the patch – one with the hooks and the other with the loops. Fix the loop fastener piece to your garment or bag. Then attach the PVC hook piece onto the loop fastener to keep the patch in place.
PVC patches are made for durability and strength. The detail in the artwork is crisp and precise and the colours are vibrant, bringing the design to life. PVC patches are so durable, that they will not fade, fray, crack or peel under tough use.
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