Comments:Avro Vulcan returns to the air after restoration
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I've seen one of these suckers fly, they have the same engines as Concorde and they are quiet as can be flying towards you but behind, the noise from those engines is deafening.
It doesn't surprise me it cost 6 mill to restore, I'd actually have expected a higher price tag. You'd have to be replacing all the hydraulics, moving parts, and goodness-only-knows what else. Lots of these parts would likely need custom made, and some of the custom tools might no longer exist.