Avro Vulcan Manual: 1952 Onwards (all marks)

Avro Vulcan Manual: 1952 Onwards (all marks)

by Alfred Price, Tony Blackman
     
 

The awesome Avro Vulcan is an enduring image of the Cold War era when the world stood on the brink of nuclear annihilation. For many years the RAF’s delta-wing jet bomber was the cornerstone of Britain’s nuclear deterrent. Read about the Vulcan’s operational history and take a close-up look at its construction. Discover what it takes to own and

Overview

The awesome Avro Vulcan is an enduring image of the Cold War era when the world stood on the brink of nuclear annihilation. For many years the RAF’s delta-wing jet bomber was the cornerstone of Britain’s nuclear deterrent. Read about the Vulcan’s operational history and take a close-up look at its construction. Discover what it takes to own and fly the mighty V-bomber, and find out how engineers keep it airworthy. Centrepiece of the manual is Vulcan XH558 – the world’s only flying example of an Avro Vulcan.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781844258314
Publisher:
Haynes Publishing UK
Publication date:
11/01/2010
Series:
Owners' Workshop Manual Series
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Dr Alfred Price served as an aircrew officer in the RAF until 1974. Since then he has been a full-time aviation historian and writer, and is acknowledged as a leading authority on the Spitfire. He is co-author of the Haynes Spitfire Manual.Tony Blackman is an ex-RAF aircrew officer and Vulcan test pilot.

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