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Vulcans in the longest Falklands bombing raid (Ipswich lecture)

Lecture

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Ray will talk about the short notice operation to get a Vulcan aircraft to the Falklands to bomb the runway during the war in 1982.

Date and Time

13 March 2014 - 19:30-21:00

Location

Ipswich, United Kingdom - icon_popup  (See map)

Organiser

Organised by the Anglian Coastal local network.


About this event

This talk will describe the massive operational planning exercise to get Vulcans to the Falklands using multiple refuelling on the way. The mission was Operation Black Buck. Ray asks - was it worth the effort and risks? He will discuss the problems encountered in using aircraft that were 30 years old and nearly obsolete.

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