The future of engineering

We speak to Sam Scrimshaw, the Deputy Crew Chief at the Vulcan to the Sky Trust, about getting into aviation engineering – and why it’s a great career

The Vulcan was an amazing answer to the challenges Britain faced in the post-war world, but these days aviation as a whole has to address the far wider issues of the environment. It’s why the Vulcan to the Sky Trust not only want to educate people about the story of the Vulcan and XH558, but to inspire the next generation of engineers who are going to keep the aviation going for the next 100 years.
We spoke to Sam Scrimshaw, the Deputy Crew Chief at the Vulcan to the Sky Trust, who first saw XH558 at the age of 16 back in 2013. Since then he’s been heavily involved with the aircraft, and is lucky enough to see its relatively simple but highly effective engineering up close…

To hear more of Sam chatting to us about XH558, listen to the latest FlyPast Podcast here: https://www.key.aero/article/flypast-podcast-episode-17

To find out more about the Vulcan to the Sky Trust, visit https://vulcantothesky.org/

Vulcan to the Sky Trust