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User currently offlineboeingorbust From Canada, joined Oct 2011, 165 posts, RR: 0
Posted (2 years 1 month 3 weeks 2 days 22 hours ago) and read 5989 times:

Hey guys,

Just wondering if anyone knows any info about the VC10 and where it'll be flying. I know the remainder which are being used by the RAF are being retired soon. I always used to see them in YYC in the summer but I've heard as of late they've been chartering to Monarch to bring troops over. Anyone know if we'll have a chance to see anymore VC10's in YYC or anywhere else for that matter?

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User currently offlinecbphoto From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 1552 posts, RR: 5
Reply 1, posted (2 years 1 month 3 weeks 2 days 22 hours ago) and read 5959 times:

Ehh..you might have better luck posting this in the military forum!


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User currently offlineCALPSAFltSkeds From United States of America, joined Dec 2006, 2623 posts, RR: 9
Reply 2, posted (2 years 1 month 3 weeks 2 days 21 hours ago) and read 5913 times:

An RAF VC10 came to SAN last year and when it took off you could hear the roar for 10 minutes as it looped around to the east. Must not be even Stage II.

User currently offlinebohica From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 2691 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (2 years 1 month 3 weeks 2 days 19 hours ago) and read 5819 times:

Quoting CALPSAFltSkeds (Reply 2):
when it took off you could hear the roar for 10 minutes

Definitely. The VC10 made regular visits to IAD when I used to work there. Every time a VC10 took off, every building shook for quite a while. The VC10 was even loud when it taxied. My ears say the VC10 was louder than the Concorde.


User currently offlinebennett123 From United Kingdom, joined Aug 2004, 7574 posts, RR: 3
Reply 4, posted (2 years 1 month 3 weeks 2 days 18 hours ago) and read 5742 times:

You could try www.vc10.net on this specific topic.

User currently offlineC172Akula From Canada, joined Mar 2001, 1000 posts, RR: 4
Reply 5, posted (2 years 1 month 3 weeks 2 days 11 hours ago) and read 5522 times:

As a fellow YYC spotter I've wondered the same thing. It's just not quite the same around here without the occasional deafening roar that the VC-10's brought with their visits. Sure we've gotten some neat charters instead (Omni Air 772 and others) but I would trade them all in an instant to see the VC-10 again.

User currently offlinerwy04lga From United States of America, joined Jul 2005, 3176 posts, RR: 8
Reply 6, posted (2 years 1 month 2 weeks 4 hours ago) and read 4823 times:

Quoting cbphoto (Reply 1):
Ehh..you might have better luck posting this in the military forum!

Isn't this the Military forum?



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