Sunday, October 11, 2015

Vulcan flies its farewell flight over Britain

So that is it for the large delta winged Royal Air Force (RAF) Vulcan. Commissioned into the British Air Force in 1960, this cold era huge aircraft easily recognisable by its delta wings flies its farewell flights over Britain for the Brits to see it fro the last time.

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Although the aircraft was in service with the Royal Air Force till 1993, a major rehaul programme made it flew in 2007. But it was decided that it will fly for the last time later this month following its £75,000 tour of Britain this weekend.

The farewell flight was was piloted by Martin Withers, who broke the record for the world's longest bombing mission in April 1982.

Watch the farewell flight video of Vulcan:

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