Aviation Photo #1281954: Avro 698 Vulcan B2 - Untitled


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  • Karl Drage - Global Aviation Resource
    Untitled
    Avro 698 Vulcan B2
    Avro 698 Vulcan
    Avro 698 Vulcan
    Avro
    SET12
    G-VLCN
    XH558
    Bruntingthorpe
    England
    United Kingdom
    October 18, 2007
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October 18, 2007
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Hearty congratulations go out to one and all at TVOC for successfully getting XH558 back into the air! Flown by the Vulcan Operating Company.
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Comments (45)

Anonymous
8 years ago
Beautiful photo of a very elegant aircraft.
Anonymous
8 years ago
A beautiful shot of a beautiful aircraft marking a truly momentous occasion! Brings a tear to my eye.
Anonymous
8 years ago
Back in the sky where she belongs
Anonymous
8 years ago
Great catch on the cold war bomber's first flight after restoration, a wonderful sight.
Anonymous
8 years ago
So great to see the tin triangle flying again well done folks!
Anonymous
8 years ago
Great to see such a wonderful aircraft back in the sky
Anonymous
8 years ago
Well done to everybody envolved getting this cold war legend back where she belongs, the sky
Anonymous
8 years ago
GREAT to see her back in teh sky. Cant wait to hear that roar
Anonymous
8 years ago
Brilliant picture. Caught the essence of the aircraft brilliantly. Brilliant to see her back in the air.
Anonymous
8 years ago
Saw about tbis in the news. Soo glad to see her airborne again!
Anonymous
8 years ago
Its worth more than 5 stars to see her back up in the air,where she belongs! cant wait to see her at the airshows next year!
Anonymous
8 years ago
The way it should be...
Anonymous
8 years ago
Fantastic! Can't wait to see this bird in the flesh!
Anonymous
8 years ago
Absolutely fantastic! Great shot of what I hope to be just the beginning of other first flights of restored jet warbirds.
Anonymous
8 years ago
Saw this one flying when I was under 10, which is more then 25 years ago. Now, seeing a pic showing she flies again, .........
Anonymous
8 years ago
Great clear photo, fantastic to see this aircraft finally flying again, I've been waiting to see this for a while.
- Leo P.
Anonymous
8 years ago
I'm so happy to see this bird airborne again!
Good to know my donation wasn't in vain!
Anonymous
8 years ago
Apart from being simply a great photo of a unique shape in the sky this is a symbol for one of the most amazing team efforts I've ever seen.
I bow my head to the TVOC guys.
Anonymous
8 years ago
An aircraft that led in so many areas - welcome home (to the skies!)
Anonymous
8 years ago
Welcome back - well done TVOC!
Anonymous
8 years ago
A great photo of an historic event.
Anonymous
8 years ago
An historic picture; who'd of though that someone would take a photo of an airborne Vulcan with a digital camera! Good angle of her too!
Anonymous
8 years ago
Thank you thank you TVOC for all your hard work and to Karl for this wonderful photo. I was at Finningly when the had their last airshow with vulcans on base and the 4 ship scramble shook the ground. To anyone who has not seen this bird in the air make the efort the low level manouverablity is to be seen to be believed. memories memories thanks Karl
Anonymous
8 years ago
Absolutely stunning photo of a real piece of history, Karl...huge kudos to TVOC for getting this true beauty back into the air! Five stars mate, very nicely captured!! Jaysen - Wichita, KS
Anonymous
8 years ago
Great to see the Vulcan back in the air. Truly a historic aircraft.
Anonymous
8 years ago
She's back where she belongs!
Anonymous
8 years ago
A work of art Karl, well done. Fantastic lighting really highlights the delta shape dominating the image
Anonymous
8 years ago
Beautiful view of this great classic...
Anonymous
8 years ago
Congratulations to all that were responsible for making the rebirth of an old favourite Possible it looks superb I remember the good old days at The Hall when this beauty use to give a crackling display like no other aircraft could or ever will Best Wishes for the future to everyone concerned Derek Turner
Anonymous
8 years ago
Its so nice to have her back in the skys again, well done TVOC!
Anonymous
8 years ago
Thanks for being there today - great picture and great memories
Anonymous
8 years ago
Making history!
Anonymous
8 years ago
I love how the sky is captured with the contrail-like clouds
Anonymous
8 years ago
Magnificent. I doubted that this would ever happen but I am absolutely thrilled. Wish I could have been there
Anonymous
8 years ago
Stunning capture of the most beautiful bird in the air! Congrats to TVOC too!
Anonymous
8 years ago
Great old bird back in the air again!
Anonymous
8 years ago
I am so so so happy! I hope that the financial resources are available so she will continue to be cared for so well and kept in airworthy condition.
Anonymous
8 years ago
Just needs a paint job and she's ready to drop the bombs again, congratulations and well done TVOC
Anonymous
8 years ago
That bird has some of the sexiest-sounding engines in the world. Glad I'll be able to hear them again! 5*
Anonymous
8 years ago
A stunning photo of a truly awsome aircraft it brings back many memories
Anonymous
8 years ago
Well done TVOC for this historical day. Many thanks to Karl for such a magnificent photo. Hopefully sufficient funds will keep this beauty in the skies for years to come! Olly - Bournemouth, UK
Anonymous
8 years ago
Very good
Anonymous
8 years ago
Finally!
nice angle, nice memories coming back!
Anonymous
8 years ago
Perfectly framed and a very rare aircraft !
Anonymous
7 years ago
Just Great! I saw it yesterday, Flying at the open days of the Netherlands Air Force. Just great seeing this Classic in the air!