One of the mighty 747's four General Electric CF-6 engines blasting out some serious heat haze.
Probably the only chance in the world to get two Vulcans in the same frame! XH558 is just about to throttle back up and power away as Waddington's resident XM607 watches from the background.
Before being covered, 'Alpha Charlie' rests in the gentle winter sun. This was taken on an old Canon EOS 1000F loaded with very standard Boots 200 ASA film and a Tamron 28-300, and was processed ... (more)
Showing off her rather large winglet!
Departing in light which can't really be described as pleasant, yet she's still looking good.