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2 Virgin Classics To Leave MHV  
User currently offlineAirchabum From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2001, 769 posts, RR: 10
Posted (12 years 8 months 1 week 2 days 10 hours ago) and read 3074 times:

G-VCAT and G-VRUM will soon be escaping from Mojave to be operated by European. They are both planned to go to San Antonio (SAT) for 'C' checks before being delivered.

Planned dates of the ferry flights are: 28 Sep (VCAT) and 5 Oct (VRUM)


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User currently offlineUnited_Fan From United States of America, joined Nov 2000, 7688 posts, RR: 6
Reply 1, posted (12 years 8 months 1 week 2 days 9 hours ago) and read 2986 times:

Always good to see Classics leaving for new customers instead of for the scrapper's torch.


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User currently offlineGamps From United States of America, joined Jul 2003, 469 posts, RR: 1
Reply 2, posted (12 years 8 months 1 week 2 days 8 hours ago) and read 2867 times:

Good to hear they are finally going out of Mojave. They were very prominent while driving across Mojave..

User currently offlinePlanesarecool From United Kingdom, joined Nov 2001, 4143 posts, RR: 10
Reply 3, posted (12 years 8 months 1 week 2 days 3 hours ago) and read 2686 times:

That's great news. Shame they won't be wearing the Virgin colours, but at least that's two more classics in the sky.

Cheers
-Stephen


User currently offlineA340600 From United Kingdom, joined Aug 2003, 4108 posts, RR: 49
Reply 4, posted (12 years 8 months 1 week 2 days 2 hours ago) and read 2581 times:

Hope i see them out of LGW often!!
Sam Smile



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User currently offlineAirchabum From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2001, 769 posts, RR: 10
Reply 5, posted (12 years 8 months 1 week 1 day 20 hours ago) and read 2370 times:

Yes it's good news to see these a/c flying again. I'm not sure if we (VS) will be involved in the delivery flight to the UK or if they become European's responsibility after the check, but I'll post an update if I hear anything.


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User currently offlineStartvalve From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 6, posted (12 years 8 months 1 week 1 day 20 hours ago) and read 2360 times:

i will go out to KSAT later today with my camera and see if i can catch them on the ramp

User currently offlineBa319-131 From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2001, 8743 posts, RR: 53
Reply 7, posted (12 years 8 months 1 week 1 day 20 hours ago) and read 2312 times:
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Do we know if they plan to keep the same registration's?

Tx

Mark



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User currently offlineVSMike From United States of America, joined Sep 2003, 318 posts, RR: 6
Reply 8, posted (12 years 8 months 1 week 1 day 19 hours ago) and read 2240 times:

Good 'old "sCAT" and "scUM"... as we called them here at Virgin. Hopefully they will work better for European than their record with VS!! Although the overtime pay was nice!! Good to keep 'em flying, though. Colors and reg. will change for both a/c.

VSM



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User currently offlineSafetyDude From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 3795 posts, RR: 14
Reply 9, posted (12 years 8 months 1 week 1 day 19 hours ago) and read 2179 times:

Good to see them leave...it is a shame that they will not be in VS colors, though. But, still better than not existing!
 Smile/happy/getting dizzy
-Will



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User currently offlineAirchabum From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2001, 769 posts, RR: 10
Reply 10, posted (12 years 8 months 1 week 1 day 14 hours ago) and read 2009 times:

G-VCAT has been delayed til 30th Sep now.

'RUM is all white but I don't know whether 'CAT is still in VS colours.



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User currently offlineLeezyjet From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2001, 4053 posts, RR: 52
Reply 11, posted (12 years 8 months 1 week 1 day 14 hours ago) and read 1984 times:

I had to contact the VS hanger the other day and could not get an answer, so called the hanger foreman's mobile phone. I thought that the ring tone sounded weird and when the guy answered, he was out in the Mojave Desert sorting out those classics, he was no help to me that far away !!.

Had a nice chat for a couple of mins though.

 Smile



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User currently offlineStartvalve From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 12, posted (12 years 8 months 1 week 18 hours ago) and read 1804 times:

there were no 747s at SAT yesterday the 28th as of 4pm CST

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