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The Red Arrows and Vulcan Bomber by Wondertubs, via Flickr

Red Arrows fly past, in salute to the Vulcan on its Farewell Flight.

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The V bombers [well two of them], Victor and Vulcan. Nuclear capable and Britain's first line of defence at the height of the Cold War.

Perhaps the most poignant display at 2015 Royal International Air Tattoo was that of Avro Vulcan XH558 – the only flying Vulcan in the world and one of the best loved UK Airshow acts of all time. This distinctive aircraft has been a firm favourite with aircraft enthusiasts since she returned to the skies in 2007 and could quite possibly be described as the most impressive Airshow act of all time.

The Avro Vulcan bomber was an agile performer for such a large aircraft. Here Vulcan to the Sky Trust's sadly 2015 her last display year due to fatigue limits. She was also formerly the official RAF Vulcan display aircraft.

Heading home: The jet will be grounded at the end of the month - more than 50 years after it first took to the skies in 1960

Last flight of the Vulcan: Stunning aerial pictures of bomber farewell

It first flew more than 50 years ago - and vital flying permits will expire this month, grounding the plane forever. Thousands of aviation enthusiasts have assembled around the country to see the Vulcan make its final flights.

English Electric Lightning "goin vertical"

This is SO xy. An English Electric Lightning in afterburner ignition. The Electric Lightning, noted for its great speed, is the only all-British Mach 2 fighter aircraft. It was the first aircraft in the world capable of supercruise.

the first supper

Avro Vulcan, one of the fabled V-bombers that bombed Port Stanley (Falklands) from RAF Waddington, Lincoln.

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