Mandargb From United States of America, joined Mar 2001, 195 posts, RR: 0 Posted (11 years 8 months 1 week 5 days ago) and read 786 times:
Yesterday (8th Aug) afternoon, there was a gray / white colored plane @SFO.
Rear mounted engines (either 2 or 4). I could not see properly.
T (whale tail), noisy.
It was not a DC-9/ MD 80.
It was much bigger that.
Was it Aeroflot IL62.
I know Aeroflot used to fly 767 on Moscow-Seattle_SFO route.
Planenutz From United States of America, joined Dec 1999, 1282 posts, RR: 10
Reply 2, posted (11 years 8 months 1 week 4 days 22 hours ago) and read 745 times:
I saw the same plane Monday morning at around 8:00am while arriving on a UA flight. It was taxiing from the area around the executive air terminal, down out to runway 1R. It was indeed a converted RAF VC-10, no windows, and obviously outfitted for military purposes, and I beleive an inflight tanker. It looked likr this: