Delta Lady about to liftoff from Rwy 24 at RIAT.
After completing her flying display she taxies past XM607, the famous "Vulcan 607" of Operation "Black Buck" of Falklands fame.
It was nice to capture this image especially as the flying future of XH558 remains uncertain.
The power and the glory – the majestic presence of XH558 is seen here during its thunderous display at the RAF Cosford Air Show.
Banking and burning the juice.
How close to a Tail Strike is that Then.
The last Vulcan during aerodynamic braking. The Vulcans were equipped with drag chutes, but using the chute would stress this old airframe too much, that's why aerodynamic braking is preferred. Ro... (more)