Avro Vulcan (Akrotiri)

The following identifies the serial numbers of the aircraft that were available to No. 35 Squadron from the Akrotiri Pool, along with details of known losses and incidents.

Information regarding the serial numbers that were in the Pool has been obtained from the AM Form 78 (Movement Cards); however other aircraft may have been used by the squadron for specific exercises or operations:

196919701971197219731974
XH557x
XH560xxx
XH561xxxxxx
XH562xxxxxx
XJ780xxxxxx
XJ781xxxxx
XJ782xxxxxx
XJ783xxxxxx
XJ784xxxxx
XJ823xxxxxx
XJ824xxxxxx
XJ825xxxxxx
XL391xxxxxx
XL443xxx
XL445xxxxxx
XL446xxx
XM569xxxxxx
XM570xxxxxx
XM571xxxxxx
XM572xxxxxx
XM573xxxxx
XM574xx
XM645x
XM646xxxxxx
XM647xxxxxx

1969

Aircraft available from the Akrotiri Pool were: XH560 XH561 XH562 XJ780 XJ781 XJ782 XJ783 XJ823 XJ824 XJ825 XL391 XL445 XM569 XM570 XM571 XM572 XM646 XM647

Aircraft losses and incidents (if any) were as follows:


1970

Aircraft available from the Akrotiri Pool were: XH560 XH561 XH562 XJ780 XJ781 XJ782 XJ783 XJ784 XJ823 XJ824 XJ825 XL391 XL445 XM569 XM570 XM571 XM572 XM573 XM646 XM647

XJ823 at Masirah Oct 1970
[Courtesy of Dick Yates]

Aircraft losses and incidents (if any) were as follows:


1971

Aircraft available from the Akrotiri Pool were: XH560 XH561 XH562 XJ780 XJ781 XJ782 XJ783 XJ784 XJ823 XJ824 XJ825 XL391 XL445 XM569 XM570 XM571 XM572 XM573 XM646 XM647

Aircraft losses and incidents (if any) were as follows:


1972

Aircraft available from the Akrotiri Pool were: XH561 XH562 XJ780 XJ781 XJ782 XJ783 XJ784 XJ823 XJ824 XJ825 XL391 XL443 XL445 XL446 XM569 XM570 XM571 XM572 XM573 XM646 XM647

Aircraft losses and incidents (if any) were as follows:


1973

Aircraft available from the Akrotiri Pool were: XH561 XH562 XJ780 XJ781 XJ782 XJ783 XJ784 XJ823 XJ824 XJ825 XL391 XL443 XL445 XL446 XM569 XM570 XM571 XM572 XM573 XM574 XM646 XM647

Aircraft losses and incidents (if any) were as follows:


1974

Aircraft available from the Akrotiri Pool were: XH557 XH562 XJ780 XJ782 XJ783 XJ784 XJ823 XJ824 XJ825 XL391 XL443 XL445 XL446 XM569 XM570 XM571 XM572 XM573 XM574 XM645 XM646 XM647

Aircraft losses and incidents (if any) were as follows: