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XM603 Refurbishment Complete


For the history of the refurbishment go to :- XM603 Refurbishment

On Tuesday 25th October 2016 the Museum held a VIP Event to celebrate the completion of the refurbishment. A few pictures of the event follow. They are

For a quick view of the whole event in 3 minutes go to :-  Complete Refurb Video (Note :- Due to Music copyright issues this only plays on a desktop or laptop)

Leon Howard from Warmco cuts the ribbon. Warmco sponsored the scaffolding and covering.


The volunteers without whom it would not have been possible.


Uncovering the nose – the one person not in blue T shirt is Tony Blackman


Vulcan Pilots

Left to Right

Martin Withers – Pilot of XM607 on the first Black Buck Raid & Chief Pilot on XH558 

Robbie Robinson – Former Chief Test Pilot 

Sir Charles Masefield – Former Chief Test Pilot, General Manager of Woodford and President of BAE Systems. He flew XM603 into Woodford on its last flight.

Tony Blackman – Former Chief Test Pilot. Tony carried out the first flight of XM603

Terry Kenny – ex RAF Vulcan Pilot

Tucker Wennell – ex RAF Vulcan Pilot and Trustee of the Museum

Al McDicken – ex ETPS Test Pilot & Chief Test Pilot &  XH558 Pilot


October 27, 2016 - Museum Special Events Vulcan

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