Vulcan XH558 - Fifty Five Years, Eight Seasons - Softback

Celebrating the second display-life of an aviation icon
Product Code: BKS057
Brand: XH558
£20.00
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Vulcan XH558 - Fifty Five Years, Eight Seasons - Softback
By: Ian Homer and Mark Freshney

A richly illustrated book with amazing pictures from XH558's last eight-seasons of flight, celebrates the entire flying life of Vulcan XH558. Starting with the fascinating story of the type’s development, it follows her through RAF service and into the Vulcan Display Flight, to eventual retirement.

It then covers ‘The Bruntingthorpe Years’ and reveals the challenges of an incredible return-to-flight restoration project that many people said could never happen. The book then documents each display season during her remarkable life as the people’s Vulcan before concluding with a look at plans for her future as part of Britain’s rich aviation heritage and also inspiring future generations in a new type of education centre.

The book includes spectacular images captured throughout the 2015 season, right up to the final landing.

  • Format: Softback
  • Product Pages: 172
  • Dimensions: 240 x 240mm

A Vulcan To The Sky Trust publication