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Vulcan XL426 streamed a brake parachute at the Vulcan Restoration Trust's Summer Taxi-Run Event at London Southend Airport on 26 June 2021.
It was the first time XL426 had streamed a 'chute since 2008 and it was a surprise bonus for the hundreds of enthusiasts at the event.
See full article for details.
2 December 2017
A wonderful and interesting afternoon was spent listening to our guest speaker Kevin ‘Taff’ Stone from the Vulcan to the Sky Trust.
Taff talked about his role in the XH558 return to flight programme work and the engineering work needed to keep XH558 in the air during her eight seasons of display flying.
20 August 2017
What an excellent day! Our August Visit the Vulcan Day at London Southend Airport was a huge sucess.
Alongside XL426 were the cockpit nose sections of aircraft that served with the Vulcan during its time with the RAF, including a Buccaneer, Jaguar and Hunter.
9 April 2016
We were delighted to welcome renowned air display pilot Rod Dean as guest speaker at our Annual General Meeting and Enthusiasts’ Event on Saturday 9 April.
His talk was illustrated with photos from his own collection as well as a number of short videos, and he went through the technical details of the various aircraft in his usual entertaining and easy-to-understand style.
21 August 2014
Vulcan XL426 was joined by the RAF's Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Avro Lancaster PA474 and the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum's Avro Lancaster FM213 at London Southend Airport on a Thursday 21 August 2104.
The three Avro aircraft were lined-up on the Southend main apron for what was likely to be in a once in a lifetime photo opportunity.