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  • The Last Of The Vulcans Retires After 55 Years Of Service

    The Last Of The Vulcans Retires After 55 Years Of Service

    On July 1, 1960, Avro pilot Tony Blackman climbed into the cockpit of a Hawker Siddeley Vulcan delta wing strategic bomber in order to deliver her from the aircraft manufacturer (A.V. Roe and Company, Avro) for Royal Air Force service. The British four-jet aircraft dressed in antiflash white — military serial XH558 — was the…