Philip E. West - Corporate Prelude - Avro Vulcan
Avro Vulcan Falklands War Blank Birthday Fathers Day Christmas Card by Philip E. West GAvA
The Falklands conflict led to the Vulcan being used for the first time in anger in 25 years of RAF service; 44, 50 and 101 Squadron aircraft were involved in 'Operation Corporate' with five crews selected, two from 50 Sqn, one each from 44 Sqd and 101 Sqn, plus the other from the disbanded 9 Sqn.
The beautiful painting
portrays the mighty XM607 at altitude during the work up period prior to active