AVRO 698 Vulcan

Strategic Bomber

AVRO 698 Vulcan B2, Vulcan to the Sky Thrust, G-VLCN XH558, c/n SET12 © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The AVRO 698 Vulcan is a four-engine delta-wing subsonic long-range strategic bomber aircraft produced by the British manufacturer AVRO, A.V. Roe and Company.
The Vulcan was one of the three V-Bombers (Vulcan, Valiant und Victor) of the Royal Air Force.The AVRO Vulcan was the world's first operational delta-wing bomber aircraft. After their service as a bomber six Vulcan have been converted to Vulcan K. Mk 2 tanker aircraft.
Crew5
Propulsion4 Turbojet Engines
Engine ModelBristol Siddeley Olympus 301
Engine Power (each)89,0 kN20000 lbf
Speed1037 km/h560 kts
  644 mph
Service Ceiling19.812 m65.000 ft
Range7.408 km4.000 NM
4.603 mi.
Empty Weight37.908 kg83.573 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight113.398 kg250.000 lbs
Wing Span33,83 m110 ft 12 in
Wing Area368,3 m3964 ft
Length30,45 m99 ft 11 in
Height8,28 m27 ft 2 in
First Flight30.08.1952
Production Statusout of production
Production Range1956-1965
Total Production136
Data for (Version)Avro 698 Vulcan B Mk.2

[Photo-ID: 6832] Karsten Palt 2013-05-17
Avro 698 Vulcan B.2, Royal Air Force, XL360, c/n SET32, Karsten Palt, 2013Avro
698 Vulcan B.2
Royal Air Force
Reg.: XL360
c/n: SET32
 
Midland Air Museum [Coventry]
[Photo-ID: 6831] Karsten Palt 2013-05-17
Avro 698 Vulcan B.2, Royal Air Force, XL360, c/n SET32, Karsten Palt, 2013Avro
698 Vulcan B.2
Royal Air Force
Reg.: XL360
c/n: SET32
 
Midland Air Museum [Coventry]
[Photo-ID: 6896] Karsten Palt 2013-05-18
Avro 698 Vulcan B.2, Royal Air Force, XM594, c/n , Karsten Palt, 2013Avro
698 Vulcan B.2
Royal Air Force
Reg.: XM594
 
Newark Air Museum [Winthorpe, Newark]
[Photo-ID: 6897] Karsten Palt 2013-05-18
Avro 698 Vulcan B.2, Royal Air Force, XM594, c/n , Karsten Palt, 2013Avro
698 Vulcan B.2
Royal Air Force
Reg.: XM594
 
Newark Air Museum [Winthorpe, Newark]
[Photo-ID: 6659] Karsten Palt 2013-05-17
Avro 698 Vulcan B.2, Royal Air Force, XM598, c/n , Karsten Palt, 2013Avro
698 Vulcan B.2
Royal Air Force
Reg.: XM598
 
Royal Air Force Museum Cosford [Shifnal, Shropshire]
[Photo-ID: 6660] Karsten Palt 2013-05-17
Avro 698 Vulcan B.2, Royal Air Force, XM598, c/n , Karsten Palt, 2013Avro
698 Vulcan B.2
Royal Air Force
Reg.: XM598
 
Royal Air Force Museum Cosford [Shifnal, Shropshire]
[Photo-ID: 13190] Karsten Palt 2016-10-10
Avro 698 Vulcan B.2, Royal Air Force, XM605, c/n , Karsten Palt, 2016Avro
698 Vulcan B.2
Royal Air Force
Reg.: XM605
 
Castle Air Museum [Atwater, CA]
[Photo-ID: 13191] Karsten Palt 2016-10-10
Avro 698 Vulcan B.2, Royal Air Force, XM605, c/n , Karsten Palt, 2016Avro
698 Vulcan B.2
Royal Air Force
Reg.: XM605
 
Castle Air Museum [Atwater, CA]
[Photo-ID: 1294] Karsten Palt 2008-07-16
AVRO 698 Vulcan B.2A, Royal Air Force, XJ824, c/n AV224, Karsten Palt, 2008AVRO
698 Vulcan B.2A
Royal Air Force
Reg.: XJ824
c/n: AV224
 
Imperial War Museum [Duxford Aerodrome (EGSU / QFO)]
[Photo-ID: 13075] Karsten Palt 2016-07-10
Avro 698 Vulcan B.2A, Royal Air Force, XJ824, c/n AV224, Karsten Palt, 2016Avro
698 Vulcan B.2A
Royal Air Force
Reg.: XJ824
c/n: AV224
 
Imperial War Museum [Duxford Aerodrome (EGSU / QFO)]
[Photo-ID: 7655] Karsten Palt 2013-09-19
Avro 698 Vulcan B.2A, Royal Air Force, XM575, c/n SET56, Karsten Palt, 2013Avro
698 Vulcan B.2A
Royal Air Force
Reg.: XM575
c/n: SET56
 
East Midlands Airport Aeropark [Castle Donington]
[Photo-ID: 7656] Karsten Palt 2013-09-19
Avro 698 Vulcan B.2A, Royal Air Force, XM575, c/n SET56, Karsten Palt, 2013Avro
698 Vulcan B.2A
Royal Air Force
Reg.: XM575
c/n: SET56
 
East Midlands Airport Aeropark [Castle Donington]
[Photo-ID: 2330] Karsten Palt 2009-06-19
AVRO 698 Vulcan B2, Vulcan to the Sky Thrust, G-VLCN, c/n SET12, Karsten Palt, 2009AVRO
698 Vulcan B2
Vulcan to the Sky Thrust
Reg.: G-VLCN
c/n: SET12
 
Luchtmachtdagen 2009 [Volkel (EHVK / UDE)]
[Photo-ID: 2331] Karsten Palt 2009-06-19
AVRO 698 Vulcan B2, Vulcan to the Sky Thrust, G-VLCN, c/n SET12, Karsten Palt, 2009AVRO
698 Vulcan B2
Vulcan to the Sky Thrust
Reg.: G-VLCN
c/n: SET12
 
Luchtmachtdagen 2009 [Volkel (EHVK / UDE)]
[Photo-ID: 2332] Karsten Palt 2009-06-19
AVRO 698 Vulcan B2, Vulcan to the Sky Thrust, G-VLCN, c/n SET12, Karsten Palt, 2009AVRO
698 Vulcan B2
Vulcan to the Sky Thrust
Reg.: G-VLCN
c/n: SET12
 
Luchtmachtdagen 2009 [Volkel (EHVK / UDE)]
[Photo-ID: 2333] Karsten Palt 2009-06-19
AVRO 698 Vulcan B2, Vulcan to the Sky Thrust, G-VLCN, c/n SET12, Karsten Palt, 2009AVRO
698 Vulcan B2
Vulcan to the Sky Thrust
Reg.: G-VLCN
c/n: SET12
 
Luchtmachtdagen 2009 [Volkel (EHVK / UDE)]