Red Arrows and Vulcan final flypast

The Red Arrows flew with the Vulcan bomber for the final time in a show of great British aviation icons. Jets from the Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team performed a flypast with the mighty Cold War aircraft at the 2015 Southport Air Show.

Thousands of people cheered and waved as the Red Arrows’ nine British-built Hawk aircraft made a V-shape in front of the Vulcan. It was the highlight of the air show, at which both the Vulcan and Red Arrows also displayed individually.

The Vulcan, XH558, is the last airworthy example of the UK's famous V-Force fleet and 2015 is the delta-winged aircraft’s final flying season. These pictures were taken by one of the team's photographers, Corporal Steve Buckley, from the backseat of Red 10's jet.

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