Vulcan pilot on bomber’s staggering fuel consumption stats

Built in the days before the environment was a consideration, the Vulcan could burn through some 9,260 imperial gallons of fuel in the seven hours it could stay a-loft. Former Vulcan pilot John LeBrun tells us more...

If you’ve ever wondered what’s inside the beautiful delta shaped body of the Vulcan, besides the crew of five and a varied bombload it was tasked with carrying, the answer is fuel. Lots and lots of it.

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