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Raf bases

Collection by David Slane

David Slane
The Vulcan last flew in October 2015 before losing its flight permit. The aircraft was first commissioned into service by the RAF in 1956 and formed a key part of Britain's nuclear deterrent until 1984 Military Jets, Military Aircraft, Vickers Valiant, Raf Bases, V Force, Avro Vulcan, Bomber Plane, Falklands War, Navy Aircraft

After fifty-five years in the Royal Air Force, with twenty-four years of operational service including participation in the Falklands War in 1982, the last Vulcan XH558 in flying condition in the world has just completed its last sortie with Tornados..Accompanied by 12 Squadron Tornado GR.4s to pay their last tribute, also flew over International Bomber Command Centre, Lincolnshire, which is a museum where Second World War bombers are displayed , and where it will soon reside.