First Vulcan display flight    The Vulcan at Windermere    The Vulcan at Welshpool    Eastbourne 2016   
'Airbourne 2015' Air Show
Beachy Head, Eastbourne
August 15, 2015

This is brief photo-report of the Eastbourne air show with a different perspective from on top of Beachy Head a chalk headland which rises 531 feet above the sea.
Thanks must go to the Vulcan pilot Kevin Rumens who provided photographers with a truely thrilling experience in seeing this iconic aircraft skimming above the sea at the foot of Britains highest chalk cliffs. Beachy Head was designated as the air shows holding point for display aircraft which had arrived early for their display slot. In the case of the Vulcan it arrived so early that it did two 360 degree orbits. Many of the other display aircraft passed in front of Beachy Head either inbound or outbound from the display area in front of Eastbourne.
As some of the aircraft had based themselves at Shoreham, a short distance east along the coast it was predictable that they would pass by Beachy Head, however some aircraft did not do this such as the Breitling Wingwalking Stearmans.
Avro Vulcan B2 (XH558/G-VLCN) the second pass just above the waves
The first pass.
The Vulcan Operating Company's (TVOC) Avro Vulcan B2 (XH558/G-VLCN) 100 feet AMSL pass.
The second pass.

Avro Vulcan B2 (XH558/G-VLCN) turning for run over airfield

Turning in for the thrid and final pass.
Avro Vulcan B2 (XH558/G-VLCN) turning for run over airfield

Avro Vulcan B2 (XH558/G-VLCN) turning for run over airfield and the display over the Eastbourne seafront.
Avro Vulcan B2 (XH558/G-VLCN) turning for the run over the display line of the coast at Eastbourne

Left to right: Spitfire TR.9 two seat (PV202 '5R-H' registered G-CCCA) with Blenheim (L6739 'YP-Q' registered G-BPIV) and Spitfire Mk.IX (SM520 'KJ-I').
Chinook HC.4 (ZA681) of JHC at RAF Odiham.
Left to right: Jet Provost T.5 (XW325 'U' registered G-BWGF)
Left to right: Typhoon FGR.4 (ZK331 'BT') of 29(R) Sqdron based at RAF Coningsby in bound to Eastbourne.
Left to right: Spitfire TR.9 two seat (PV202 '5R-H' registered G-CCCA) .
Left to right: Grob Tutor T.1 (G-BYXZ) from 1 Elementary Flying Training School.
Left to right: Bulldog T.1 (XX543 'U' registered G-CBAB).
Left to right: C-47 Dakota (ZA947) as 'Kwicherbichen one of the few aircraft that passed low around Beachy Head inbound for the display and outbound afterwards.