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Some Avro Vulcan Bomber facts

posted on 5 March 2017 | posted in AVRO Vulcan  | ( 0 ) Comments

Did you know the following facts about the iconic AVRO Vulca?Took flight for the first time in 1952
  • It was in service from 1960-1993
  • Has a top speed of about 600mph (1,000km/h)
  • Costs 2.2m a year to keep the XH558 maintained, including insurance
  • The Vulcan to the Sky Trust, which owns the plane, said its age and withdrawal of technical support makes its future unviable
  • It costs 19,000 an hour to fly
  • Its last combat mission was over the Falkland Islands


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