How addicted to the Vulcan are you?

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Re: How addicted to the Vulcan are you?

Postby Bensmum » Sun Jan 08, 2012 6:06 pm

I've just bought a Fire Suppression CLR, does that make me an addict? Although my addiction is not limited to '558, I'll do anything I can to keep the world's only airworthy Vulcan flying as long as I can. :)
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Re: How addicted to the Vulcan are you?

Postby Xplumberlives » Sun Jan 08, 2012 6:08 pm

Bensmum wrote:I've just bought a Fire Suppression CLR, does that make me an addict? Although my addiction is not limited to '558, I'll do anything I can to keep the world's only airworthy Vulcan flying as long as I can. :)



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Re: How addicted to the Vulcan are you?

Postby Bensmum » Sun Jan 08, 2012 6:12 pm

Xplumberlives wrote:
Bensmum wrote:I've just bought a Fire Suppression CLR, does that make me an addict? Although my addiction is not limited to '558, I'll do anything I can to keep the world's only airworthy Vulcan flying as long as I can. :)



ANYTHING? :-o


Anything that will help to keep her flying ... and that I can get away with! :D
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Re: How addicted to the Vulcan are you?

Postby Ducati Boy » Sun Jan 08, 2012 7:02 pm

:ymapplause: Well done Bensmum :ymapplause: :D
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Re: How addicted to the Vulcan are you?

Postby Jigsaw » Sun Jan 08, 2012 7:36 pm

Bensmum wrote:
Xplumberlives wrote:
Bensmum wrote:I've just bought a Fire Suppression CLR, does that make me an addict? Although my addiction is not limited to '558, I'll do anything I can to keep the world's only airworthy Vulcan flying as long as I can. :)



ANYTHING? :-o


Anything that will help to keep her flying ... and that I can get away with! :D



=)) :ymapplause: :ymapplause: :))
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Re: How addicted to the Vulcan are you?

Postby MOD » Sun Jan 08, 2012 10:42 pm

I have just watched the XH558 'Restoration' DVDs again;- but back to back.... :ymapplause: :ymapplause:

That was some fantastic engineering achievement.

At the end of the day we on here are members of an Iconic Aircraft forum and there aren't many aircraft more Iconic than a Vulcan. So a flying Vulcan is priceless in these difficult times when the only things guaranteed to fly are banker's bonuses. X(

Having said that; watching XM655 on a (really) fast taxy, like in 2011, is also something special. ;)

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Re: How addicted to the Vulcan are you?

Postby Blue_2 » Mon Jan 09, 2012 12:43 pm

I'd have to admit to being addicted to all the V-bombers, obviously the Victor is my first addiction but I'm also not adverse to a bit of Vulcan. I've 3 built models of Vulcans, quite a few books and dvd's, oh and a Nav. Radar's upper panel hung on the wall... ;)
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Re: How addicted to the Vulcan are you?

Postby Kermit » Mon Jan 09, 2012 2:07 pm

Must admit to being quite fond of the Victor too ! Decided not to list all my Vulcan bits , could frighten myself :D but both Vulcan and Victor are just awesome, seeing them move or fly is simply amazing !
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Re: How addicted to the Vulcan are you?

Postby Blue_2 » Wed Jan 11, 2012 10:25 am

Was quite annoyed to miss out on a Vulcan Grimes beacon still mounted in the chunk of Vulcan skin for sale for a very reasonable price at Waddo airshow one year... :((
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Re: How addicted to the Vulcan are you?

Postby Minty4371 » Sun Sep 30, 2012 10:12 pm

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Re: How addicted to the Vulcan are you?

Postby Robdsn » Mon Oct 01, 2012 10:10 am

Too much....well thats what the missus says anyway when I am boring her talking about it or showing her photos..!
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Re: How addicted to the Vulcan are you?

Postby Cdproject » Sat Oct 06, 2012 8:01 pm

I have a turbine blade out of 607. Aft it returned from its 'jolly' to Port Stanley they did an engine change and the blades were given out to people based at Wddington....me being one of them. We had to polish them up by hand, not easy. They were then sold at air shows to raise money for charity. As a thank you we got to keep one. I had mine mounted on a wooden plinth with a nice plaque. Will get a picture sorted
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Re: How addicted to the Vulcan are you?

Postby Bubbles » Sat Oct 06, 2012 9:23 pm

I've decided to swap my Vulcan addiction to class A drugs, they're cheaper, less hassle and more fun.
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Re: How addicted to the Vulcan are you?

Postby Jigsaw » Sun Oct 07, 2012 10:51 am

Bubbles wrote:I've decided to swap my Vulcan addiction to class A drugs, they're cheaper, less hassle and more fun.


:)) :)) (not sure about the "more fun" bit though mate) :)) ;)
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Re: How addicted to the Vulcan are you?

Postby Bubbles » Sun Oct 07, 2012 6:33 pm

I am ;)
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Re: How addicted to the Vulcan are you?

Postby Jigsaw » Sun Oct 07, 2012 7:07 pm

Bubbles wrote:I am ;)


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