The Vickers Valiant was the first of the V-bombers to enter RAF service in 1955, followed by the Avro Vulcan in 1956 & the Handley-Page Victor in 1957.

The Vickers Valiant was the first of the V-bombers to enter RAF service in 1955, followed by the Avro Vulcan in 1956 & the Handley-Page Victor in 1957.

Vickers 'Valiant' B(K).1 aircraft of 49 Squadron RAF undergoing preparations for a flight at its base of RAF Wittering, Cambridgeshire, April 1964.

Vickers 'Valiant' B(K).1 aircraft of 49 Squadron RAF undergoing preparations for a flight at its base of RAF Wittering, Cambridgeshire, April 1964.

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Vickers Valiant    The Valiant was the first of the “V Bombers”, nuclear-capable strike aircraft of the Royal Air Force. A total of 110 were built.

Vickers Valiant The Valiant was the first of the “V Bombers”, nuclear-capable strike aircraft of the Royal Air Force. A total of 110 were built.

Vickers Valiant.

Vickers Valiant.

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Royal AF - Vickers-Armstrongs Valiant "B-1" (Sn XD826) No. 7 Squadron, RAF Wittering is a Royal Air Force Station within the Unitary Authority area of Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, UK

Royal AF - Vickers-Armstrongs Valiant "B-1" (Sn XD826) No. 7 Squadron, RAF Wittering is a Royal Air Force Station within the Unitary Authority area of Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, UK

The Vickers-Armstrongs Valiant was a British four-jet high-altitude bomber

The Vickers-Armstrongs Valiant was a British four-jet high-altitude bomber

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