Archive for August 2014

Avro Vulcan and two Lancasters in formation

Aug 24th, 2014 | By

The last 2 Two world wide airworthy Lancaster bombers flank an Avro Vulcan bomber in a battle of Britain memorial flight on the 21st of August at RAF Waddington.  

Corsair Startup and unfolding of wings (HD)

Aug 24th, 2014 | By

Vought F4U Corsair. Credit: Fred Miller

Lancaster Bomber takes to the sky after years of restoration

Aug 9th, 2014 | By

One of two that still fly, over 7000 of them were built.Ā The workhorse of the Allies bombing effort. Details for LancasterĀ Length: 69ft 4in (21.08m)Wingspan: 102ft 0in (31.00m)Height: 20ft 6in (6.23m)Maximum Speed: 287mph (462km/h)Cruising Speed: 200mph (322km/h)Ceiling: 19,000ft (5,793m)Range: 2,530 miles (4,072km) with 7,000lb (3,178kg) bomb load.Powerplant: Four Rolls Royce Merlin XX, 22 or 24 of
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Incredible Air to Air Video of Vulcan Bomber (HD)

Aug 4th, 2014 | By

The recording was made in 4K as part of an effort to record XH558s remaining flying days in the best possible quality.The flight took place on July 21st 2014 during the aircraft’s transit from Farnborough to RNAS Yeovilton for their Air Day. A longer sequence will be available in future Vulcan programmes and the Collectors
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