Although the Valiant was always intended as a stopgap in the role of strategic bombers, the aircraft formed the backbone of Britain's strategic defence until the arrival of the Vulcan and Victor.
Cold War British military aircraft, including history, surviving airframes, profile drawings, photos, walkarounds, links, references. Also viewing guides for UK airfields and the Test Flying Memorial
Aviation Photo #2626057: Vickers Valiant BK1 - UK - Air Force
Delivered from Vickers Weybridge in August 1956. Latterly served 214 Squadron, the fin markings of which squadron it bears. Exhibited at the RAF 50th anniversary show wearing the white anti-nuclear flash scheme. - Photo taken at Abingdon (ABB) in England, United Kingdom on June 15, 1968.