Are there any VC10 aircraft still flying?
The last VC10 flew on 25 September 2013 when the final example was retired, with all remaining examples scattered to museums or the scrapman.
Who Flew the VC10?
The last of the Vickers Armstrong built designs was the Type 1101 VC10, the first of which (G-ARTA) flew for the first time from Weybridge on 29th June 1962….Variants.
|Vickers VC10 Type 1100 2 Built||Prototype; one built / one converted to Type 1109|
|BAC Super VC10 Type 1154 5 Built||East African Airways’ passenger cargo|
What engines did the VC10 have?
The Super VC10 was powered by uprated Conway RCo. 43 engines, with 100 kN (10,200 kgp / 22,500 lbf) thrust each. All four engines had thrust reversers. The prototype “Super VC10 Type 1151” performed its initial flight on 7 May 1964, with Brian Trubshaw at the controls.
Where are the VC10?
The VC10 was designed as a long range airliner able to operate from short runways at airfields in hot and high conditions as found in Africa and the Far East….Vickers VC10.
What was the range of the VC10?
5,848 miVickers VC10 / Range
How many engines does a VC10 have?
Popular commercial airliner with four rear-mounted jet engines, remembered for the BOAC advertising slogan ‘Try a little VC-Tenderness’. The last of the Vickers Armstrong built designs was the Type 1101 VC10, the first of which (G-ARTA) flew for the first time from Weybridge on 29th June 1962.
When did British Airways retire the VC10?
DALLAS – Today in Aviation, British Airways (BA) retired from its fleet its last Vickers VC10, a mid-sized, narrow-body long-range jet.
What was the range of the vc10?