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Vulcans sixty year anniversary tour and where it isn't going..

Old 28th Sep 2012, 17:10
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What about Moscow ?

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Old 28th Sep 2012, 17:47
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Many people have wondered why we have not included Woodford in tomorrow’s sortie.

We have already flown over Woodford this year, on Sunday 9th September - the nearest date that we could make to the exact 60th Anniversary of the Vulcan's first flight on 30th August 1952.

Sadly, we were unable to make any prior announcement of this overflight, because the new owners of Woodford Aerodrome specifically requested us not to, citing concerns about crowds on local roads, and their current sensitivities over planning applications for the site.

For these reasons, and because of the extra fuel (and therefore cost) required, we decided not to add Woodford to tomorrow’s sortie.
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Old 28th Sep 2012, 19:28
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Here is one of the Vulcans landing at RAF Halton. There is also an article in a late 60s Air Clues in the RAF Club Library - makes a fascinating read on how they did it

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Old 28th Sep 2012, 21:15
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Woodford visit

558 visited Woodford 9/9/12 on an all to brief appearance, refer thread here
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Old 29th Sep 2012, 11:19
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What about Port Stanley?
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Old 29th Sep 2012, 11:58
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What about Port Stanley?
Remind me, how many tankers required ?
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Old 29th Sep 2012, 12:57
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Afghanistan beside its American sister the B-52?
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Old 29th Sep 2012, 14:28
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Oh and a quick trip to Rio, to be parked facing the radar with a shrike that didn't do what it says on the packet hanging on it..
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Old 29th Sep 2012, 22:51
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Reliably informed that it went over Waddington at about 17:40
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Old 30th Sep 2012, 15:59
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Sadly did not see the vulcan over central Lincoln .Hope it made it to Scampton!
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