The Avro Vulkan is not just an aircraft, is a milestone of the whole military aviation.
It’s just hard to forget it’s particular design, including the typical delta-wing.
The Vulcan B Mk. 2 is a four-engine, delta-wing strategic bomber which saw service in the UK during the Cold War. XM655, on which this product is based, was the third-from-last Vulcan to be produced for the Royal Air Force. It was delivered in 1964 and was part of the UK’s nuclear deterrent force throughout the 60s and 70s. It is now being preserved by a team of volunteers at Wellesbourne Airfield.
The Vulcan was the second of the V-bombers to enter service, preceded by the Vickers Valiant and followed by the Handley Page Victor. The B.2 was the successor to the earlier B.1, featuring more powerful engines, a larger wing area and improved systems including electronic countermeasures (ECM) and in-flight refuelling capability.
The Vulcan gained fame when it took part in Operation Black Buck, a series of long-range bombing missions during the Falklands War. It was considered the most technologically advanced of the three V-bombers and served with the RAF until its retirement in 1984.
After a long development, JustFlight (in partnership with Thranda Design) has released its rendition of this famous aircraft today.
The package includes the Vulcan B Mk. 2, K.2 and MRR (Maritime Radar Reconnaisance), which will surely be one of the most fun mission you’ll ever fly in such an airplane.
The aircraft and its feature list is available here for 50€.