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A. must for aviation buffs

Get up close to one of the three V bombers of the Cold War. Unfortunately, no longer flying but... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
iangilf
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Perth, Australia
An iconic aircraft which must be seen !

This is a breathtaking sight - it's massive ! Wingspan and length over 100ft, such a beautiful... read more

Reviewed December 10, 2018
Adele W
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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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PLEASE NOTE THAT THE VULCAN EXPERIENCE IS FOR PRE-BOOKED VISITS ONLY. Contact for current avaialability
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The National Aviation Academy Hanger 3 Fourth Avenue, Doncaster DN9 3GE, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Get up close to one of the three V bombers of the Cold War. Unfortunately, no longer flying but still an amazing aircraft. Good gift shop.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank iangilf
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

Not worth going can't take pictures stood behind a mesh no talk about it just a 10 minutes look at it seen more on a fly by

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Tom J
Reviewed December 10, 2018

This is a breathtaking sight - it's massive ! Wingspan and length over 100ft, such a beautiful monster. There is a very knowledgeable guide to tell you about the history of the Vulcan and the story is very interesting. Unfortunately there are no longer any...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Adele W
Reviewed December 5, 2018

There are some great reviews on here I can't really add to other than to say the visit is very worthwhile. I have sat in Vulcans which is a strange but great experience. Very much worth going to.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank QuietandThoughtful
Reviewed November 18, 2018 via mobile

Wow!!!! Brought son and daughter here just on day off out of curiosity and we defineitly don’t regret it If your into planes in the smallest it’s a High recommendation you go, lots of information to take in just make sure you wrap up lol

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Daverobinson666
Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

Just had the most fantastic Sunday spending a few hours with the Delta Lady by kind permission of those fantastic guys and girls of the Vulcan to the Sky. This special event was attended by a small but enthusiastic band of Vulcaneers all keen to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
5  Thank tartancustard
Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely brilliant day, thank you to all the guys and gals who worked so hard looking after us and those who look after XH558 year round

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank IsiJ
Reviewed October 18, 2018

Seriously, if you have any feelings for the Vulcan and especially XH558 I cannot recommend this highly enough. Initially I paid £150 for the day, but a few days before, I got an e:mail telling me that there was a chance of a lifetime opportunity...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank weeredbull
Reviewed October 3, 2018

We have supported the Vulcan to the Sky project for years and always enjoyed going to see "our" Vulcan in the hangar even when she was no longer able to fly. Looking forward very much to when she has her own special hangar home in...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Jrounce
Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

I travelled from Dunbar to Doncaster this morning for The Vulcan Experience. I have been supporting the XH558 in its restoration and upkeep for a few months now. I bought a plaque to be put on the underside of the beautiful delta wing. From there...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Gabrielle H
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Lewis W
January 2, 2019|
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Response from tartancustard | Reviewed this property |
Hi, sorry for late reply, I don't seem to get these questions by email, just if I happen to pop onto site. In answer to your question the latest email states they are hoping to start possibly early April. If you go to the... More
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Patricia E
September 6, 2018|
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Response from Rosemary C | Reviewed this property |
Sadly Vulcan experiences not running at moment but watch out for engine run experience next year, advertised on vulcantothesky followed by a dot and the word org
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nibblers2016
August 12, 2018|
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Response from Jim C | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for delay, I know they've finished for the season but keep an eye on their website for next year's dates.
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