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still standing but future unknown

Post by spikeXR809 » Tue Dec 31, 2013 3:08 pm

Happy New Year everyone

I took these pictures in October 13 of the VC10 Engine Ground Running Tubes silenced forever more.
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Post by Tonkenna » Wed Jan 01, 2014 10:06 pm

I am curious as to their fate...

Still there in Dec.

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Re: still standing but future unknown

Post by petet16 » Fri Jan 03, 2014 11:22 pm

St Athan had an exact copy of the set up at Brize, but they have been gone since 2012, just the concrete bases for the front of detuner tubes remain.

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Re: still standing but future unknown

Post by spikeXR809 » Wed May 07, 2014 8:07 pm

Here are some photos of the tubes as of today 07/05/14 being demolished. A very sore sight to see :-({|=
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Post by Tonkenna » Wed May 07, 2014 8:21 pm

I thought I saw them being dismantled... sad indeed, the last tangible connection to the VC10 at BZZ :(
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Post by Murray Keene » Wed Mar 18, 2015 10:19 pm

i would love to see those taken to Wisley and the deserted airfield set up as a VC10 museum after all it is a wasted piece of land close Brooklands and was test site for the VC10. Perhaps time to write to the PM or the lottery fund? I used to live across the road from Wisley airfield and used to know the farmer who owns it now if hes still alive!

Anyone up for a cunning plan?

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Re: still standing but future unknown

Post by Murray Keene » Thu Mar 26, 2015 11:27 am

:shock: :roll: :lol: ........er OK taken under advisement thank you George.

LATER EDIT ; offending post removed by Jelle please ignore!
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Re: still standing but future unknown

Post by Jelle Hieminga » Thu Mar 26, 2015 11:40 am

The Gremlins are gone again! I continue to be amazed how people actually think that silly posts like the one I just removed will generate any effect...
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Re: still standing but future unknown

Post by Murray Keene » Thu Mar 26, 2015 5:10 pm

I agree Jelle I thought that was a bit childish and immature :evil: [-X

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