VULC

AVRO Vulcan

Aircraft
Name
Vulcan
Manufacturer
Body
Narrow
Wing
Fixed Wing
Position
Delta wing
Type Code
L4J
Engine
Jet
Engine Count
Multi
Position
In rear fuselage
Landing gear
Tricycle retractable
Manufacturered as
AVRO 698 Vulcan
AVRO Vulcan

VULC

The Avro Vulcan (sometimes referred to as the Hawker Siddeley Vulcan) was a jet-powered delta wing strategic bomber, which was operated by the Royal Air Force (RAF) from 1956 until 1984. Aircraft manufacturer A.V. Roe and Company (Avro) designed the Vulcan.

Note: The ICAO Designator VULC has been removed from ICAO Doc 8643 as aircraft of this type no longer exist in airworthy condition.

Technical Data
Wing span (metric)
30.03 m
Length (metric)
29.59 m
Height (metric)
8.00 m
Powerplant

4 x Bristol Olympus 101, or 102 or 104 turbojet, 49 kN each.

Engine Model(s)
Bristol Olympus
Indicative Performance Data
Take-Off
V2
n/a
Distance
n/a
MTOW
77111 kg
Initial Climb (to 5000 ft)
IAS
n/a
ROC
n/a
Initial Climb (to FL150)
IAS
n/a
ROC
n/a
Initial Climb (to FL240)
IAS
n/a
ROC
n/a
MACH Climb
MACH
n/a
ROC
n/a
Cruise
TAS
492 kts
MACH
0.86
Ceiling
550
Range
2252 NM
Initial Descent (to FL240)
MACH
n/a
ROD
n/a
Descent (to FL100)
IAS
n/a
ROD
n/a
Descent (FL100 & below)
IAS
n/a
MCS
n/a
ROD
n/a
Approach
Vapp (IAS)
n/a
Distance
n/a

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