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MYT DC-10 In ITV1 Drama "Ultimate Force"  
User currently offlineCKT523 From United Kingdom, joined May 2004, 161 posts, RR: 0
Posted (9 years 6 months 3 weeks 1 day 20 hours ago) and read 3873 times:

Last night, January 8th 2005, there was a programme on ITV1 here in the UK called "Ultimate Force" starring former Eastenders star Ross Kemp.the programme and the acting was absolutely awful and really was cringe worthy,however, this episode was worth seeing.The drama, based on a fictional "SAS" type force, was set around a hijacking of an airliner bound from LHR to HKG. The a/c used was G-DPSP, an MYT DC-10. The whole thing was filmed on board and showed lots of outdoor shots etc. Im assuming it was all shot at Kemble where this bird is currently awaiting the scrapman. It looked like a very clean,modern aircraft, with all the MYT fittings still in place, the doors worked ie electric, all oxycrews were still in position, and I just think it is a shame that such a graceful aeroplane will never fly again. One thing that did surprise me was that there was an undefloor galley, as we saw the caterers load a trolley into the lift. I never knew they had the lower galley installed. Below is a picture of the aircraft at Kemble, and it has the fictional "Oriental Airways" livery applied.


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User currently offlineOrion737 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (9 years 6 months 3 weeks 1 day 14 hours ago) and read 3826 times:

How sad it is that MYT have stored their DC10s. They were a great aircraft, that the British holidaymakers and crew both loved. They were really good for providing extra capacity on high density routes to Palma and the Canaries in winter. I loved those planes. A few years ago we had JMC, Monarch and Mytravel all operating DC10s on holiday routes, what a pity we dont see them anymore.

User currently offlineSkymonster From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (9 years 6 months 3 weeks 1 day 14 hours ago) and read 3821 times:

All three MYT DC-10-10s have gone from Kemble - they were kept in "live" condition pending a sale anyway. They were registered overseas and departed to Africa, reportedly for Hadj operations.

Andy


User currently offlineTrekster From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (9 years 6 months 3 weeks 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 3810 times:

I knew it was.

It looked so much like one i burst out laughing, mum looked at me funny.



User currently offlineGKirk From UK - Scotland, joined Jun 2000, 24912 posts, RR: 56
Reply 4, posted (9 years 6 months 3 weeks 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 3786 times:

Skymonster, I'd heard that they were to be converted to freighters after the Hadj flights and are now registered in Swaziland?


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User currently offlineJamotcx From United Kingdom, joined May 2004, 1037 posts, RR: 25
Reply 5, posted (9 years 6 months 3 weeks 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 3751 times:

One thing that did surprise me was that there was an undefloor galley, as we saw the caterers load a trolley into the lift. I never knew they had the lower galley installed.

On the DC10-10's there sure is!

You have to position the catering truck on the forward cargo door, and push the mobiles into the forward hold, then take a right up towards the nose of the aircraft to get to the huge galley down there.

I loaded a few of them during my time at Alpha Flight Services.


Jamo


User currently offlineBENNETT123 From United Kingdom, joined Aug 2004, 7472 posts, RR: 3
Reply 6, posted (9 years 6 months 3 weeks 1 day 6 hours ago) and read 3637 times:


I missed this one, which is a pity.

It is always interesting to see these aircraft based progs.

Even if it means watching Ross Kemp play Rambo.


User currently offlineVsa340 From United Kingdom, joined Dec 2004, 136 posts, RR: 1
Reply 7, posted (9 years 6 months 3 weeks 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 3605 times:

In the show they said that it wa a DC-10 Mach 3 but is that not the DC-10-30.

Is that correct?



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User currently offlineDColeMAN From United Kingdom, joined Nov 2004, 274 posts, RR: 10
Reply 8, posted (9 years 6 months 3 weeks 1 day 2 hours ago) and read 3556 times:

Heres a vid of G-DPSP performing a mini display at Kemble. Very good to watch Big grin

http://www.pilotgroundtraining.com/video.htm

Dale



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User currently offlineSkymonster From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 9, posted (9 years 6 months 3 weeks 1 day 1 hour ago) and read 3531 times:

In the show they said that it wa a DC-10 Mach 3 but is that not the DC-10-30. Is that correct?

The female "pilot", a member of the "SAS" team in disguise, was prompted via a subcutaneous implant to first say "Its a DC-10" and then "Its a mark-3" when asked what type of airplane she was on. G-DPSP is actually a DC-10-10, as we all know! Oh well, dramatic licence I suppose!!!

PS: I never knew it was that easy to start a DC-10 engine!!!  Big grin

Andy


User currently offlineSincil From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2004, 48 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (9 years 6 months 3 weeks 1 day ago) and read 3483 times:

Heres a vid of G-DPSP performing a mini display at Kemble. Very good to watch

Wow, thanks for that link! That flypast is AWESOME!!!
Does anyone know why it was done?! As a "thanks for looking after us!"??


User currently offlineN754PR From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 11, posted (9 years 6 months 3 weeks 23 hours ago) and read 3469 times:

Thats a great show, I see it every week in Hong Kong but I guess I'm going to have to wait a while to see this one.

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