You now have the opportunity to have your name inscribed under the wing of the Avro Vulcan bomber XH558.

The Vulcan To The Sky Trust was responsible for perhaps the most complex and demanding aircraft restoration projects ever completed, anywhere in the world - the return to flight of Britain's most iconic cold-war bomber, the Avro Vulcan bomber XH558.

Richard Clarke from the 'Vulcan To The Sky Trust' has been talking to Richard Hatch on Forces Radio BFBS about their new fundraising initiative to celebrate ten years since the aircraft returned to the skies and why it is important to remember Vulcan's history and legacy.

"The Vulcan of course was British designed, British engineered and British built and we should be very proud of her..."

Richard explained to Hatch how they're planning to raise the money needed.

"We're offering people the opportunity for £30 to have their name inscribed under the wing... their name will always be on the aircraft forever and day..."

The artwork on XH558 will be revealed on the anniversary, 18 October, and everyone who contributes their £30 will receive a certificate.

Avro Vulcan XH558 taxiing out for departure at RIAT Fairford 2015 Credit Alan Wilson
XH558 taxiing out for departure at RIAT 2015. Credit: Alan Wilson

The 57-year-old nuclear bomber was permanently grounded in October 2015 after retiring in 1993 but did thrill more than 24 million people at air shows up and down the country during it's eight year revival.

Such was the popularity of the the aircraft that the Vulcan To The Sky Trust had to keep details of its final flight secret so fans would not bring operations to a halt at Robin Hood Airport, in Doncaster, where XH558 is based.

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