Preserving XL426 at London Southend Airport
Written by: Paul Hartrup
We are delighted to be able to show you a unique, behind the scenes, video of an engine run and systems test.
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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.
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1 December 2019
Our 2019 Legends of the Air Prize Draw was made at our Christmas Event and Buffet on 30 November, with the winning tickets drawn by our guest speaker on the day, Squadron Leader Joe Marsden.
First prize was a seat on board Vulcan XL426 on a taxi-run at London Southend Airport.
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.