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Black Buck 6 and ACME Missions: a quick look at British operations on Latin American soil during the Falklands War
The spotlight was thrown on Chile's cooperation with the UK when, on May 18, Westland Sea King ZA290 carrying an SAS team landed in the country during a reconnaissance mission for an upcoming covert mission. During the Malvinas/Falklands War between Argentina and the UK in 1982, there were two British operations on Latin...
Shocking video shows Avro Vulcan VX770 disintegrating during fast pass at RAF Syerston in 1958
The tragic loss of Avro Vulcan VX770 at Syerston in September 1958 was caused by a simple case of over-exuberance, flying the aircraft beyond its designation limitations. The shocking video in this post shows the tragic loss of Avro Vulcan VX770 at RAF Syerston in September 1958. Noteworthy the Vulcan...
Project E and the cooperation between SAC and Bomber Command during the Cold War
Although SAC had 380 B-52s and 1,367 B-47s by the end of 1958, compared with Britain's three V-Bombers, it is worth noting that Bomber Command's contribution to the Allied counter air offensive plans was out of all proportion to the relative size of the SAC and RAF forces. The strong working relationship between...
A representative description of an air display routine by Vulcan XH558
Those who have seen Vulcan XH558 display can’t fail to have been impressed. Few aircraft have had such an impact on air shows in recent years. The following article titled Vulcan display appeared in Issue 7 – Avro Vulcan of Aviation Classic. Vulcan XH558 was the last remaining airworthy example of the 134 Avro Vulcan jet powered delta winged strategic nuclear bomber aircraft...
The controversial crash of Vulcan XA897, the first Vulcan B1 to be delivered to the Royal Air Force
A few hundred yards short of the runway, Vulcan XA897 hit the ground before bouncing back into the air... Although the Vulcan had a normal crew of five (two pilots, two navigators and an Air Electronics Operator), only the pilot and co-pilot were provided with ejection seats... In September 1956, the Royal Air Force (RAF) received Vulcan XA897, its first Vulcan B 1, which...
Here's how you could scramble a Vulcan strategic bomber in 2 minutes
Vulcan aircraft featured a rapid start system to allow the bombers to take-off in very short time to head for enemy targets before any incoming weapons destroyed their airbases The gorgeous videos in this post show two scrambles performed by Royal Air Force (RAF) Vulcan strategic bombers. The first footage, called "Scramble in 2 Minutes!", shows a typical Cold War Era scramble...

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