RT @IanDProctor: 617 Squadron Vulcan and Victors of the Wittering Wing at RAF Scampton c 1964 Crown / IWM "

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The V bombers [well two of them], Victor and Vulcan. Nuclear capable and Britain's first line of defence at the height of the Cold War.

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The crew of an Avro 'Vulcan' B.1 bomber pose infront of their aircraft. This aircraft is from 230 Operational Conversion Unit (OCU) at RAF Waddington, Lincolnshire, in 1959.

RAF-T The crew of an Avro Vulcan bomber pose infront of their aircraft. This aircraft is possibly from No 230 Operational Conversion Unit (OCU) at RAF Waddington Lincolnshire

Vulcans in Camera - Avro Vulcan B2 BS XL384. This is a well-used photograph of Avro Vulcan B2 Blue Steel XL384 over the Niagara Falls with a W103A Blue Steel training round. 384 was delivered to No 230 OCU at RAF Finningley in April 1962. It was withdrawn from service in August 1963 and returned to Woodford for reengining with Olympus 301 engines and conversion to B2 Blue Steel. It reentered service with the Scampton Wing in August 1964. In February 1970, 384 was converted back to free fall…

RAF Avro Vulcan carrying a Blue Steel missile over Niagara Falls in 1965 (MOD/Crown Copyright)

An Avro Vulcan B.2A of No 617 Squadron undergoing final preparations at RAF Scampton, Lincolnshire prior to a sortie with a Blue Steel stand-off nuclear weapon.

An Avro Vulcan of No 617 Squadron undergoing final preparations at RAF Scampton, Lincolnshire prior to a sortie with a Blue Steel stand-off nuclear weapon.

Unusual (and stunning) view of an Avro Vulcan from a Lancaster's rear turret

My dad would have loved this. What a shot of Vulcan from the Gun Turret of the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (Official) Lancaster

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