On the weekend of 16th/17th September 2023 it will be sixty (60) years since Avro Vulcan XM594 entered operational RAF service with the Vulcan Wing at RAF Scampton, just north of Lincoln. Some twenty (20) years later, in February 1983, XM594 was retired from service and joined the Newark Air Museum.
To mark the anniversary, the museum is hosting a two-day event, which will allow visitors to get close access to the aircraft, and the chance to talk to former Vulcan air and ground crews who help look after the aircraft at the museum. In addition there will be free to attend talks by former Vulcan personnel, visiting display sand an outdoor Aeroboot aviation sale
The museum will be open from 1000 to 1700 hours, with last admissions to the site being at 1700 hours. Admission costs to the museum site are: Adults £10.00, Over 60s £9.00 and Children £5.50.