Vulcan

Vulcan : God of Fire

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'Vulcan: God of Fire' is a historical account of Britain's nuclear deterrent force, the development of atomic/thermonuclear weapons and the bombers. It includes a description of the design, development and manufacture of the Vulcan, the flight testing programme and entry into RAF service. There is also a full account of the Vulcan's career, including its primary role as a nuclear bomber and as a key participant in the 1982 Falklands conflict. Further coverage includes the use of the Vulcan as a refuelling tanker and reconnaissance platform, and the recent project to restore a Vulcan to flying condition, funded by the National Lottery Fund. Historical information is combined with first-hand accounts from former air and ground crews, and a full description of the service history/disposal of every Vulcan aircraft manufactured.show more

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  • Electronic book text | 240 pages
  • The History Press Ltd
  • Stroud, United Kingdom
  • 0752476947
  • 9780752476940

About Tim McLelland

Tim McLelland is an experienced and recognised author specialising in military aerospace subjects. He is also the writer of numerous well-known titles and contributor to many leading aerospace magazines. McLelland has flown in a wide range of military aircraft such as the Tornado, Harrier and Lightning, and has also taken part in four Red Arrows display routines. McLelland is a Vulcan specialist and has many contacts connected with the aircraft type including crew and designers.show more