The awesome Avro Vulcan is an enduring
image of the Cold War era when the world stood on the brink of nuclear
annihilation. For many years the RAF’s delta-wing jet bomber was the
cornerstone of Britain’s
nuclear deterrent. Read about the Vulcan’s operational history and take a
close-up look at its construction. Discover what it takes to own and fly the
mighty V-bomber, and find out how engineers keep it airworthy. Centrepiece of
the manual is Vulcan XH558 – the world’s only flying example of an Avro Vulcan.