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The Vulcan Experience

The National Aviation Academy Hanger 3 Fourth Avenue, Doncaster DN9 3GE, England
+44 845 124 7285
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Amazing day the vulcan howl is one thing that needs to be experianced very knowledable guide great... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ste S
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I went to what is possibly one of the first XH558 Engine Ground Runs (EGR) today - an oxymoron I... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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PLEASE NOTE THAT THE VULCAN EXPERIENCE IS FOR PRE-BOOKED VISITS ONLY. Situated on Robin Hood Airport, this is the home of the last flying Vulcan. Our pre-booked tours offer a range of opportunities from an informal public tour which is designed for anyone who may be curious not just about the Vulcan, but also about the Cold War and the role RAF Finningley played during that dark time. Specialist tours and VIP tours are designed for our visitors to get some in depth information and are tailored to your specific area of interest. We can cater for childrens' groups of all ages.
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“vip tour” (165 reviews)
“iconic aircraft” (39 reviews)
“bomb bay” (30 reviews)
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The National Aviation Academy Hanger 3 Fourth Avenue, Doncaster DN9 3GE, England
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+44 845 124 7285
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing day the vulcan howl is one thing that needs to be experianced very knowledable guide great day

Thank ste S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to what is possibly one of the first XH558 Engine Ground Runs (EGR) today - an oxymoron I know but there are two sessions on the day, one AM and one PM - given I live in Liverpool and XH558 is based in...More

1  Thank wwwlsnr30
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Reviewed 25 March 2018

Booked to go see a show in the hangar with the Vulcan . A very good evening too ...the Vulcan is amazing to look at in close quarters. A huge , beautiful machine !

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Reviewed 12 February 2018

Having followed the Vulcan from being a small boy in the 60's to now being in my 60's I appreciate the work that has gone into the restoration of this magnificent example of British design and engineering. The Vulcan Experience is not to be missed,...More

2  Thank Stefan D
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Reviewed 4 February 2018

Had a trip to the experience with my dad for his 70th birthday,it’s well worth a visit very informative and you can get up close to the Vulcan.

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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Fantastic afternoon, a very interesting and informative experience. Make sure you pay for the vip experience, you get one to one attention.

1  Thank db04270
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Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

Visited here with grandchildren during half term it was interesting but there was not a lot to see. I'm very glad we went on a day when entry was free as I would have felt cheated if we had to pay . Everything was expensive...More

3  Thank yorkydonny
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Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

We were bought the gift of seeing the bomber up close. The staff were excellent and it was a fabulous experience. What a great plan.

1  Thank Janet B
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Reviewed 23 November 2017

This wonderful aircraft was in service for so long and was far ahead of its time when it first flew soon after the war. It was a privilege to see it fly and perform, and the scramble take-off of four vulcans at the annual Finningley...More

1  Thank david m
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Reviewed 6 November 2017

What a great experience the staff are so knowledgeable and helpful. So sad that she''s no longer in the air.

3  Thank Ann W
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cerysmercergregory
13 December 2017|
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Response from Janet B | Reviewed this property |
Sorry not sure if still available, it was a gift. I think it was something like Vulcan to the sky. if you get the VIP tour you should get a one to one with guide. Ours was very knowledgeable. if you Google it you should... More
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Margaret S
8 December 2017|
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Response from Milliethemad | Reviewed this property |
Sorry. Didn’t see your question. I do hope you got it sorted.
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