FALKLANDS 25th ANNIVERSARY
The anniversary sheetlet depicts the Avro Vulcan B2 over a map of the South Atlantic indicating the route from
Ascension Island and the key re-fueling points for the Vulcan Bomber and Victor Tanker planes.
The four stamps depict the Vulcan prototype, the Black Buck raids and the Vulcan to the Sky Project.
An illustrated inset gives more details of the stamps and the Black Buck raids on Stanley Airfield.
"Vulcan XM607 arrived at Stanley at 4.46am and dropped a total of 21 1,000 pound bombs.
She was airborne for 16 hours compared to a total of 105 hours for the Victor tankers."