Fond Farewell To The Vulcan

Hundreds gathered to say a farewell to the historic Vulcan Bomber on the afternoon of Sunday October 11th. The airfield hosted a day of displays and demonstrations and the star of the show was of course the Vulcan.

The iconic cold war plane performed a flypast over Bruntingthorpe …where enthusiasts spent years restoring it…

Other people locally caught a glimpse of it as it made its way to the airfield..

The age of the 55-year-old Vulcan's airframe and engines means it can no longer be licenced to fly after this flying season.

The bomber was restored and returned to flight in 2007 at a cost of more than £7 million in public donations and lottery money.

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