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Richly illustrated Vulcan pocket diary and iconic, professional desk-diary   Print  
The new 2014 pocket diary from the Vulcan to the Sky Trust brings the last flying Vulcan to life with a remarkable series of over 50 stunning images including air-to-air photographs taken during recent seasons Tuesday, 17th December 2013

 

Perfect gifts for discerning enthusiasts will help to keep the last Vulcan flying


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Innovative Christmas Gifts from the Last Flying Vulcan   Print  
Limited edition copies of Vulcan 607, Roland White’s highly-acclaimed account of the Vulcan’s role in ending the Falklands Crisis Friday, 15th November 2013

 

A new hardback version of the 60th anniversary commemorative book Limited edition copies of Vulcan 607 signed by Black Buck 1 Fabulous posters, DVDs, books, clothing, toys and games


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Vulcan Ale gives fans the spirit of Great Britain   Print  
The distinctive label depicts the iconic delta wing jet aircraft that formed a part of Britain’s cold war deterrent force Wednesday, 13th November 2013

 

New beer celebrating the Avro Vulcan XH558 is now available nationwide for pubs, off licenses and distributors


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26 November 2013 marks the tenth anniversary of the final flight of Concorde   Print  
According to Vulcan to the Sky Trust chief executive Dr Robert Pleming the restoration of Concorde would be impossible for financial and technical reasons - Image courtesy of Charles Toop Tuesday, 12th November 2013

 

Will Concorde ever fly again? The world’s leading specialist says no; Vulcan XH558 is and will remain the only large, all-British jet flying from the golden age of British aviation


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Rocking for the last flying Vulcan   Print  
Heavy Metal meets heavy firepower. The band pose at Robin Hood Airport with Vulcan XH558. Monday, 8th April 2013

British rock band “Knock Out Kaine” to release a charity single in support of the last flying Avro Vulcan


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Win a VIP behind the scenes tour of Aston Martin, Aston Martin Racing and Prodrive, or a personal display of the last flying Vulcan   Print  
XH558 in flight Wednesday, 27th February 2013

 

Petrol heads will be jumping at a chance to win one of seven amazing prizes including:
• A personal air display from the last flying Vulcan
• Four tours of Aston Martin, Aston Martin Racing, and motorsports specialist Prodrive
• A Triumph Bonneville Motorcycle.

 


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Award-winning British technical team reveals plans to bring the excitement of engineering to new generations   Print  
An award-winning British technical team is opening consultations designed to bring the excitement of engineering to new generations. Wednesday, 15th August 2012

Consultation launched on a new type of engineering education and inspiration centre to help solve the growing skills shortage faced by aerospace, automotive
and all other high-technology engineering industries

Consultations are being launched on a revolutionary type of technical centre designed to inspire and educate a new generation of engineers. Success will help to solve the dramatic skills shortage that is currently constraining the development of many British technology companies, forcing 31 percent to look outside the UK for suitably qualified people.


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Young engineers can improve their prospects by becoming professionally registered, advises leading recruitment specialist   Print  
Simon Roberts says that The best way for graduates to kick-start their careers is by making a clear commitment to gaining the appropriate professional qualifications Thursday, 19th July 2012

Jonathan Lee Recruitment offers five tips to recession-proof your career plan

 

Science and engineering graduates are being advised to prioritise professional registration as a means of recession-proofing their careers. As the employment market for graduate engineers with limited experience becomes increasingly competitive, candidates need to offer more than a degree to ensure a successful application.  An engineer who is progressing towards Chartered or Incorporated status shows a commitment to career development and an enthusiasm for the profession which is highly valued by employers.    


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?5 to fly your name to Buckingham Palace ? by Vulcan   Print  
The last flying Vulcan is one of the UK?s most dramatic and most popular examples of Great Britain in the second Elizabethan age. Photo credit: Jamie Hunter Wednesday, 21st March 2012

Mums, Dads and Children can celebrate Her Majesty’s Diamond Jubilee together by sending Her a message in the Vulcan to the Sky Trust’s spectacular Book Of Good Wishes.

But they must hurry as the deadline is the 30th March


On March 30th, the names of people across Britain will be sent to Barnard & Westwood, prestigious Royal Warrant book binders, to be recorded in a unique gift to Her Majesty. The leather covered, hand-crafted Book of Good Wishes will be carried in the cockpit of the last flying Vulcan throughout the Diamond Jubilee flying season and finally presented at Buckingham Palace. For just £5 your name can be included and for £10 you can enclose a message of congratulations to the Queen.


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Royal Warrant bookbinder selected to craft unique tribute to Her Majesty and the V-Force in Jubilee year   Print  
The last flying Vulcan is one of the UK?s most dramatic and most popular examples of Great Britain in the second Elizabethan age.  Photo credit Andrew Brown Friday, 3rd February 2012

Announcement in run-up to February 6th anniversary of Her Majesty’s accession

HRH Prince Michael of Kent: “The Vulcan Salute is more than a wonderful way for people to take part in Her Majesty’s Diamond Jubilee. It is a great tribute to the imagination and ambition of the British people. For me, this is a spectacular and very British way to add excitement to a great British event.”

Just days before the 60th anniversary of The Queen’s accession on February 6th, The Vulcan To The Sky Trust has appointed Barnard & Westwood to create a unique Diamond Jubilee tribute to Her Majesty.  The Book of Good Wishes will be a hand-crafted leather volume carried in the cockpit of the last flying Vulcan throughout her spectacular Diamond Jubilee flying season. Families, individuals and businesses can add their names and messages to the book, which will be presented at Buckingham Palace at the end of the year.


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