Re: Concorde's Engines

Date:         07 Aug 99 01:23:00 
From:         James Matthew Weber <jmweber@goodnet.com>
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At 02:33 AM 7/10/99 +0000, you wrote:
>Pete Finlay wrote:
>> The main nuclear deterrent from the 1950s to the 1966 was the Avro
>> Vulcan, which was a missile platform.
>
>Did the Vulcans actually go out of service THAT long ago? The Vulcan and
>the B-58 are two of my favorite designs. They both had a very short
>service life.

I am quite sure it lasted much longer than that. I saw one crash at the
Glenview Naval Air Station in the 1970's, and the RAF used one to attack
(with no real sucess) the airport at Port Stanley in the Falklands War
(1982).

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