Doncaster’s Vulcan lines up a busy summer season

Vulcan XH558 in action.
Vulcan XH558 in action.

The world’s last remaining flying Vulcan bomber is getting set for take off on a busy summer season of flypasts.

XH558, which is based at Robin Hood Airport, is expected to take to the skies once more in the next few weeks in preparation for a series of air shows and other events which will kick off in June.

Engineers are still helping to get the Cold War icon ready for the air following a huge winter overhaul.

Confirmed dates so far are:

June 8 - Welshpool - Display

June 8 - RAF Cosford - Display

June 22 - Weston Air Festival

June 28 - Scarborough Armed Forces Day - Display

June 28 - Goodwood Fesitival of Speed - Display

July 5-6 - RAF Waddington - Display

July 26 - RNAS Yeovilton

August 9 - Newcastle, County Down. Northern Ireland - Display

August 23-24 - Dunsfold Wings and Wheels - Displays

Full details about the Vulcan’s display dates aree available at