Avro Vulcan

Garden shed gets Vulcan XH558 paint scheme!

Sunbathing, catching up with friends, washing the car… whatever you did this Bank Holiday, we’re certain it didn’t result in anything as cool as this…

V-Bomber Exercise Report from 1961 Feature Premium

V-Bomber Exercise Report from 1961

A fascinating insight into the testing of the capabilities of Bomber Command and Fighter Command during war games.

A century of aviation innovation

The pioneering spirit of the Vulcan continued right the way through the 20th Century and into the 21st – and shows no sign of slowing…

Read a rare report on the Vulcan from 1952!

We’ve unearthed a 69-year-old review from The Aeroplane of 698’s second-ever flight – it was described as both ‘extra-terrestrial’ and like ‘a giant stingray…’

The Vulcan’s engine

When you say XH558, for many people one thing immediately springs to mind: the Vulcan howl…

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...

FlyPast Podcast Episode 17

In the latest episode of the FlyPast Podcast, the team celebrates Vulcan Week on Key.Aero by chatting to Sam Scrimshaw, the Deputy Crew Chief on XH558...

A guided tour of the Vulcan cockpit

Taff Stone, the Chief Engineer at the Vulcan to the Sky Trust, shows you around the controls...

Vulcan XH558: What is Operation Safeguard?

How a fundraising campaign for one of Britain’s most cherished aeroplanes is aiming to inspire the next generation of engineers...

Inside the Vulcan’s bomb bay

Watch as Taff Stone, Chief Engineer at the Vulcan to the Sky Trust, discusses the deadly weaponry that XH558 could be equipped with...