The Vulcan is carrying out a farewell tour this weekend before it is permanently grounded at the end of the month.
Expected route times given 13:00 departure. This will be updated as XH558 makes her way. http://t.co/WiDPYSP9mS
The Vulcan will pass over the Midlands today as it laps the country this weekend in a farewell tour. It will be grounded forever at the end of this month.
You can see a map of today's route below:
It will be taking off in the next few hours from Robin Hood airport in Doncaster. Final checks are underway.
Crew arrive at hangar and will commence briefing soon. From this, they will assess the weather and NOTAMs - then decide take-off time.
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