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Museum Of Flight - Avro Vulcan
Scotland

Scotland's Museum Of Flight is part of the National Museums Scotland Group and is situated near the village of East Fortune in East Lothian, Scotland.

The museum is housed on the old World War 2 airfield of RAF East Fortune. All buildings on the site are of genuine WW2 vintage and no permanent "modern" constructions have been added. The airfield control tower, hangars and other RAF buildings are designated Category B Listed Buildings by Historic Scotland.

The Avro Vulcan was the main long range heavy bomber in the RAF's "V-Force". The Vulcan served with the RAF fron 1953 until 1984 and was the UK's main nuclear deterrent during the "Cold War" period. The only military action involving Vulcans took place during the Falklands War in 1982 when a number of Vulcans flew 3,889 miles from Ascension Island to successfully bomb the Falklands main airfield at Port Stanley.

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