​​A Pilot's Story

A Chesterfield Hero

Photo Album page 7

The shadow of a beautiful bomber

The four aircraft on their way to the 1957 SAC Bombing Comp at Pinecastle, Florida. Roy is flying XD859

​Vulcan XA896. It was one of the Vulcans in the 1957 SAC Bombing Comp at Pinecastle, Florida

WP204 one of the Blue Steel trial aircraft at ST Athan air show 15th September 1962 with the Number 4 School of Technical Training airframe identifier 7753M

Roy coming in to land on a cold day at Wittering

Here are a collection of mainly Valiant pictures I have collected over the years, some have a blurb of info but most haven't. I welcome any relevant knowledge so I can update for others.

XD875 at the 1957 Farnborough air show. She was the last production Valiant and her cockpit survived in the safe hands of Morayvia

​Vulcan XA896. It was one of the Vulcans in the 1957 SAC Bombing Comp at Pinecastle, Florida

XD823 showing off the first anti flash white livery on 8th November 1956

More coming soon

232 OCU at Gaydon 1955. What a big tail plane. WOW