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Flight to mark Vulcan bomber 60th anniversary

Vulcan bomber preparing for take-off Photo: ITV Central

A Vulcan bomber will take off on a 3-hour flight this weekend to mark its 60th anniversary.

The vulcan, which was based at RAF Waddington in Lincolnshire, will fly to Coventry and Birmingham Airports, as well as Ross-on-Wye and RAF Cosford.

The route is expected to be as follows, subject to final confirmation and on-the-day conditions:

Click here to see a google map of the approximate proposed route.

  • Doncaster to Bitteswell
  • Coventry Airport
  • Birmingham Airport
  • RAF Cosford
  • Gloucester (Staverton) to Cheltenham
  • Filton
  • Cardiff Airport
  • St. Athan
  • Ross-on-Wye (Memorial)
  • RAF Halton
Flight path of the Vulcan bomber Credit: Google Maps
Vulcan Bomber grounded in Lincolnshire Credit: ITV Central

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