Thunder & Lightnings

Avro Vulcan - Profile Drawings

XL317 profile

B.2 XL317, 617 Squadron, RAF Scampton, 1965
Early B.2 configuration with IFR probe and Blue Steel stand-off bomb, Olympus 301 engines
Overall anti-flash white scheme with pale markings

XM645 profile

B.2 XM645, 9 Squadron, RAF Waddington, 1975
Mid B.2 configuration with IFR probe, TFR, Olympus 301 engines
Medium sea grey and dark green camouflage over light aircraft grey undersides with toned down national markings
In memory of Flt Lt Stanley Lambert, Flt Lt Tony Pulman, Sqn Ldr David Beeden,
Chief Tech Gordon Barrow, Sgt Peter Atkins and Vincenza Zammit
killed in this aircraft and on the ground on 14th October 1975 at Zabbar, Malta (both pilots ejected and survived)

XH558 profile

B.2 XH558 of The Vulcan Operating Company, Bruntingthorpe, 2008
Civilianised late B.2 configuration; GPS and additional radio aerials, Olympus 201 engines
Final RAF display scheme of medium sea grey and dark green wraparound