Scampton fire dump Vulcan

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Scampton fire dump Vulcan

Postby Skudupnorth » Tue May 24, 2011 8:19 pm

Some of you might have seen these on other forums,but for those who have not here are my pictures taken on good old Ilford B&W film of the old tail-less Vulcan on Scampton's dump in 1986.
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Re: Scampton fire dump Vulcan

Postby Wedgy » Tue May 24, 2011 9:13 pm

:-o :(( :-o :(( :-o :((
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Re: Scampton fire dump Vulcan

Postby Skudupnorth » Tue May 24, 2011 9:43 pm

Wedgy wrote::-o :(( :-o :(( :-o :((

I feel your pain !
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Re: Scampton fire dump Vulcan

Postby Roving » Tue May 24, 2011 9:54 pm

Criminal to do that to a vulcan :'(
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Re: Scampton fire dump Vulcan

Postby Hungry Haggis » Tue May 24, 2011 10:07 pm

Roving wrote:Criminal to do that to a vulcan :'(


You can't save them all .The ones that are left are all (Or) mostly in the care of people that can and do look after them 2 ground runners & 1 that flies is good after 20 odd years out of service .Not being involved in any I take my hat off to the guy's that give of their free time & working lives to the maintanance of them.
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Re: Scampton fire dump Vulcan

Postby Skudupnorth » Tue May 24, 2011 11:26 pm

This one was dead long before the other's, i think,there were still whole airframes down the road at Waddington waiting to be cut up :(
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Re: Scampton fire dump Vulcan

Postby Wedgy » Wed May 25, 2011 6:24 am

My reaction wasn't because it was a Vulcan ... can't put my finger on it other than the "mood" of the photo :(
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Re: Scampton fire dump Vulcan

Postby Mayfly » Wed May 25, 2011 8:01 am

It's just so sad regardless of what a/c it is, it's a shame to see once majestic machines in such a state. :(
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Re: Scampton fire dump Vulcan

Postby Jigsaw » Wed May 25, 2011 4:39 pm

What Pam said.
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Re: Scampton fire dump Vulcan

Postby Dee » Wed May 25, 2011 5:28 pm

:(( :(( X( Sacrilidge :((
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Re: Scampton fire dump Vulcan

Postby Sooty655 » Wed May 25, 2011 6:20 pm

Pictures of aircraft being destroyed are always sad, but let's keep it in perspective. Over 10% of all the Vulcans built have survived as museum pieces, and we have three live examples (one flying and two taxying). Very few other historic aircraft have survived in similar numbers.
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