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2 April 2019
The Mayor of Southend-on-Sea, Derek Jarvis, and Mayoress, Valerie Jarvis, together with other Southend Council dignitaries visited XL426 on 2 April.
They spent time viewing the iconic bomber and toured the Trust's workshops, where a replacement engine is in the final stages of being readied to be installed in the Vulcan.
8 December 2018
XL426 carried out two successful taxi-runs at London Southend Airport on the afternoon of 8 December 2018.
The runs were part of an engineering exercise and the event was not open to the public, although some lucky enthusiasts in the airport car parks got a good view of XL426 as she taxied towards Southend's runway follwoing start-up on the airport's main apron.
1 December 2018
Our 2018 Icons of Flight Prize Draw was made at our Christmas Event and Buffet on 1 December, with the winning tickets drawn by our guest speaker on the day, Rod Dean.
First prize was a seat on board Vulcan XL426 on a taxi-run at London Southend Airport.
See full article for details.