I admit to not knowing anything about the vulcans stats, but we had one at the castle afb museum in california. Awesome aircraft, they had bigger,
faster, and newer aircraft, on display all around it. But your eyes allways wandered back to the most powerful looking bird on the lot
Doesnt watching that clip bring tears to your eyes. To think that that beauty was destined to be scrapped 15 years ago, bringing her back and seeing
her flying again is just awesome! As that woman said "british owned, british made" we should be bloody proud of that!
I remember seeing, (and hearing), these beauties at airshows as a kid along with Victors, (I know it's heresy but that's still my favourite "V").
I shall be wearing my "Vulcan To The Sky" tie with pride tomorrow.
If your looking for an explination the compression infront of shuch a high camber or thick wing that the air is not able to flow quick enough over the
wing and it gets compressed infront of the leading edge ruining lift. Even the P-38 ran into these problems in WW2 due to its thick wings as well.
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