Return to Flight DVD Box Set
This box set of 5 DVDs captures the restoration story and first flight - post restoration, of XH558. Displayed in an elegant navy slip case with silver embossed AVRO Vulcan XH558 branding, this is the definitive set!
The collection documents the story of 2 years of restoration and the memorable day Vulcan XH558 finally leapt into the air, all achieved after over ten years of planning and persuading. This truly was an incredible feat of British engineering and determination. The achievement stands as a salute to all the supporters of XH558, who made the whole project possible.
You can watch the early examinations, repairs and modifications. Re-live the first “power on”. See the engine and taxi tests and watch the highs and lows of the last push to get XH558 back into the skies, culminating with XH558’s full air show display followed by a stunning formation flypast with one of only two flying Lancaster bombers in the world, PA474 - Thumper.
This definitive set includes a DVD dedicated to documenting the memorable and emotional day of the first flight, on Thursday18th October 2007, and will last as a permanent record of this unique and historic achievement.
Also included in the set is a bonus interactive tour of XH558, which includes a visitor’s eye view of this unique aircraft from nose to tail, cockpit tour with selectable video features, the history of XH558 prior to restoration, and other interesting facts about the complicated restoration of this amazing aircraft.
This Return to Flight DVD box set documents that once in a lifetime opportunity that returned the mighty Vulcan bomber to the skies again – and the determination of the team behind it to see that dream become reality.
Running Time: Over 8 hours including bonus footage.