View Full Version : Vulcan to Fly Again!

26th Jun 2004, 09:09
From today's Daily Express:

"The last airworthy Vulcan nuclear bomber in the country can fly again, thanks to a 2.7 million lottery grant. The huge delta winged plane has been mothballed at Bruntingsthorpe(sic) airfield in Leicestershire awaiting restoration.

Robert Pleming of the Vulcan in the Sky charity said: 'At last we can begin work on Vulcan XH558 to return her to her rightful place. We hope to have a test flight around August next year"

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26th Jun 2004, 12:40
Premature congragulation here methinks!

Read the press statement issued by the Vulcan to the sky mob, two rather important little snippets of information;

1. ...."providing the partnership funding is there"...........

2. ...."funds are still required to complete the partnership undertaking"................

So, no change in their situation, Lottery funding remains locked up and unavailable until Partnership funding is raised.