Navigator aboard the Vulcan nuclear bomber (145)

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Today we’re speaking with Barry Mullen who was a Navigator on the legendary Royal Air Force bomber, the Vulcan.

Barry served during the 1970s and candidly shares his experiences. He tells us about his time at RAF Akrotiri in Cyprus during the Turkish invasion as well as detail of his mission scenarios, both conventional and nuclear, escape and evasion training as well as much more

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I am delighted to welcome Barry Mullen to our Cold War conversation…

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