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Swansong for Vulcan bomber

Engineers have concerns over the structure of the iconic plane and say they can no longer maintain it.

Campaigners in Hampshire raised millions of pounds to restore the plane which was developed at Farnborough.

It has for the last decade been the star at flying displays including Farnborough, Bournemouth, Eastbourne and Biggin Hill.

The plane was capable of firing nuclear wepons and was the British deterant to Russia in the 1960's and 70's, the so-called Cold War.

The plane will fly for a final time at the regions displays. Its current last public appearance is at Dunsfold in Surrey but more dates are expected to be added to its farewell.

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