Lulu.com, 1 déc. 2007 - 132 pages
The Avro Vulcan, backbone of the RAF strike force during the Cold War. This book is not only for the historian it also includes much useful to the modeller. Part 2 will include individual aircraft histories while Part 3 will be the Vulcan scrapbook.
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Chapter TwoBuilding the Bomber Page
Chapter ThreeTrials and Tribulations Page
Chapter FourThe Vulcan joins the RAF Page
Chapter FiveDeveloping the Theme Page
Chapter SixThe Vulcan middle Period Page
Chapter SevenBlue Steel and Skybolt Page
Chapter EightVulcan under the Skin Page
Chapter NineVulcan in its Prime Page
Chapter TenBombs dropped in Anger Page
Appendix OneAvro Vulcan Production Page
A&AEE airborne airbrakes aircraft airfield airframe Akrotiri allocated alloy altitude August Avro Vulcan badge BCDU Bitteswell Blue Steel Blue Steel missile bomb bay bomb doors Bomber Command Boscombe brake parachute carried carrier centre co-pilot completed crash December delta delta wing Disbanded ejection ejection seat electrical elevons equipment Farnborough February feet Finningley fitted fleet flight control flight trials flown flying force fuel tanks ground installed intake January jet pipe June landing later low level Mach March missile modification mounted navigation No.101 Squadron No.617 Squadron No.83 Squadron November nuclear October Olympus engines operational panel PFCUs pilots port powerplants programme prototype radar RAF Waddington rear crew rear fuselage remaining returned role Rolls Royce Roy Chadwick rudder runway Scampton seat September Skybolt speed Sqdn St Athan Strike Command tanker undercarriage undertaken unit Vulcan B.2 weapons Woodford