Avro Vulcan. Part of the V-Force, the Vulcan was Britain's airborne nuclear deterrent during much of the Cold War. Although typically armed with nuclear weapons, it was capable of conventional bombing missions, a capability utilised in Operation Black Buck during the Falklands War between the United Kingdom and Argentina in 1982. (Photo via Flickr: Kemon01)

Avro Vulcan. Part of the V-Force, the Vulcan was Britain's airborne nuclear deterrent during much of the Cold War. Although typically armed with nuclear weapons, it was capable of conventional bombing missions, a capability utilised in Operation Black Buck during the Falklands War between the United Kingdom and Argentina in 1982. (Photo via Flickr: Kemon01)

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Royal Air Force Avro Vulcan B.2 Bombers at RAF Waddington, circa early 1980s. Typically armed with nuclear weapons, the Vulcan was capable of conventional bombing missions, a capability which was used in Operation Black Buck during the Falklands War between the United Kingdom and Argentina in 1982. (Image: Royal Air Force)

Royal Air Force Avro Vulcan B.2 Bombers at RAF Waddington, circa early 1980s. Typically armed with nuclear weapons, the Vulcan was capable of conventional bombing missions, a capability which was used in Operation Black Buck during the Falklands War between the United Kingdom and Argentina in 1982. (Image: Royal Air Force)

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US Air Force Boeing B-52 and a Royal Air Force Avro Vulcan flying over Edwards Air Force Base in California. (Photo via Flickr: Kemon01)

US Air Force Boeing B-52 and a Royal Air Force Avro Vulcan flying over Edwards Air Force Base in California. (Photo via Flickr: Kemon01)

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The British Vulcan Bomber - I got to watch one of these big incredible planes flying in the UK in the early 90s

The British Vulcan Bomber - I got to watch one of these big incredible planes flying in the UK in the early 90s

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The Vickers Valiant was the first of the V-bombers to enter RAF service in 1955, followed by the Avro Vulcan in 1956 & the Handley-Page Victor in 1957.

The Vickers Valiant was the first of the V-bombers to enter RAF service in 1955, followed by the Avro Vulcan in 1956 & the Handley-Page Victor in 1957.

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