The Avro Vulcan (later Hawker Siddeley Vulcan from July 1963) is a jet-powered tailless delta wing high-altitude strategic bomber, which was operated by the Royal Air Force (RAF) from 1956 until 1984. As part of Britain's independent nuclear deterrent, the Vulcan initially carried Britain's first nuclear weapon,
After retirement by the RAF, one example, B.2 XH558, named The Spirit of Great Britain, in this painting was restored for use in display flights and air shows. XH558's final ever flight occurred on 28 October 2015, a small display at its Doncaster Sheffield base.
Painting: Acrylic on canvas 6oX4o cm; p.o.a.