Farborough 1962

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Farborough 1962

Post by vololiberista » Sun Jun 08, 2014 9:44 pm

Here's a film with a couple of nice glimpses of the prototype.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xULn42L8wVE
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Re: Farborough 1962

Post by Thumper » Mon Jun 09, 2014 12:17 am

Nice footage!

There's loads on the British Pathe website, this link should work, if not, just type 'Vickers VC10' in the search box :D

http://www.britishpathe.com/search/query/vickers+vc10

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Re: Farborough 1962

Post by vololiberista » Mon Jun 09, 2014 4:38 pm

Thumper wrote:Nice footage!

There's loads on the British Pathe website, this link should work, if not, just type 'Vickers VC10' in the search box :D

http://www.britishpathe.com/search/query/vickers+vc10
There's also this but not at Farnborough though.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=94xXG5EC6d0
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Re: Farborough 1962

Post by Thumper » Tue Jun 10, 2014 12:07 am

Yes I've seen that before, I think it was posted on here. Very cool but I didn't have the patience to watch almost an hour of it so skipped through :oops:

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Re: Farborough 1962

Post by vololiberista » Tue Jun 10, 2014 2:19 pm

Thumper wrote:Yes I've seen that before, I think it was posted on here. Very cool but I didn't have the patience to watch almost an hour of it so skipped through :oops:
Only 70% of the pre-flight checklist is actually recorded!!
It all comes together at about min16 with the emergency briefing, atc, cabin and ground crew interractions.

Since doing it there have been more modifications! The heat transfer rate of the EGT is more correct and the supersonic jet blast at 93%n2 is more realistic.

It's not an easy aircraft to model at all!

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