This Months (Novembers) Aviation News

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This Months (Novembers) Aviation News

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Think this one is a must get.......

http://www.aviation-news.co.uk/view_issue.asp?ID=4990

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Re: This Months (Novembers) Aviation News

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If you mean for the VC-10 Farewell, its only a fairly brief one page article on the last week's flying. Good magazine anyway!

The article states of the three VC-10's at Brunty (forgetting ZA149/H and the scrappers), either Bob or the K4 will be the ground runner, while one 'will' be roaded to Cosford. As has been mentioned (a few times!)... time will tell.

Also worth a look, for those that haven't seen it, is this from another Dutchman into his classics...

http://www.michaelprophet.com/News_arti ... /VC10.html

No recent content and maybe already mentioned on this site before? Nice shots anyway.

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There's also an article in Flight International, in the 8-14 October issue on pages 24-26. It does state that XR808 was retired to Newquay though, not what you'd expect from them...
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Jelle: You're quite right to say that Flight should have done better - but, in a way, their error characterises the hand-to-mouth process of order, counter-order, and disorder regarding the disposition of the last airframes in the last weeks of an otherwise distinguished 47 years. And with rumour and counter-rumour still abounding, we still don't appear to know for certain whether each is in what will truly be its final resting place.
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Post by Jelle Hieminga »

Ian, you're right, it does follow a protracted period of announcements, then lack of news, changed plans etcetera. In that way it does make sense but on the other hand ZA148 has been at Newquay since the end of August, I'd think this would have been enough time for this to have become known.

The problem is of course that for us the disposition of the airframes is the main thing that has been keeping us glued to our computers over the past months, for the editors at Flight it is hardly the biggest news story of the month.

Anyway, they did a nice story on the VC10, we should be thankful for that!

Any more sightings of VC10 related news items?
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