Airfield is where enthusiasts are repairing and rebuilding the
massive delta-wing aircraft with the aim of putting it back
in the air.
XH558 at Bruntingthorpe
money is desperately needed to ensure that XH558 can be seen
in flight again.
vintage bomber is maintained by a dedicated team of enthusiasts
at the former US base at Bruntingthorpe in south Leicestershire.
She arrived at her new home on 23rd March
Avro Vulcan was designed by A. V. Roe. There are fifteen Vulcan
bombers still in existence in the United Kingdom (including one
on the tarmac at East Midlands Airport), and five abroad.
Most are now just museum-pieces, and only XH 558
is ever likely to fly again.
Bruntingthorpe is also home to a growing collection of post-war
and cold war jets including Lightnings, Vampires and Venoms.
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about the work of the engineers and volunteers at Bruntingthorpe.