Avro Vulcan



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The Avro Vulcan strategic nuclear bomber was another British made aircraft that could be described as a Cold War aircraft, along with the Vickers Valiant and the Handley Page Victor.

The aircraft was known as a V bomber along with the others in service with the RAF at the time.

These V bombers were fitted with nuclear bombs, and patrolled the skies continuously, to provide a nuclear deterrent.

The aircraft is first shown here as aircraft art in the form of a digitally produced pencil sketch.

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Vulcan Pencil Sketch

The Vulcan carried Britain's first nuclear weapon, the Blue Danube gravity bomb, then from 1962 they were armed with the Blue Steel missile.

This fine Avro aircraft is showcased here as aircraft art, in the form of a digitally produced ink sketch, where its delta wings can be clearly seen.It was a subsonic aircraft, being able to fly below the speed of sound.

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Vulcan Ink Sketch

The Vulcan carried Britain's first nuclear weapon, the Blue Danube gravity bomb, and from 1962 the Vulcan bombers were armed with the Blue Steel missile.

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