Sponsor Message:
Military Aviation & Space Forum
My Starred Topics | Profile | New Topic | Forum Index | Help | Search 
Luftwaffe A310 VIP Question.  
User currently offlineVANGUARD737 From United States of America, joined Aug 2001, 691 posts, RR: 4
Posted (11 years 2 months 1 week 1 day 19 hours ago) and read 4271 times:

I have a question only a Luftwaffe airman could probably answer.

On the tail of the Luftwaffe A310 VIP "Bundesrepublik Deutschland" aircraft, there are two or three words written under the flag on the tail. I am just curious as to what those words are. I have never found a picture where they are big enough for me to make out.

Also, does anyone know what the setup of this aircraft is? Is it a flying Bundeskanzleramt with offices and sleeping compartments, etc, or is it just seating like an airliner? Does it have countermeasures?


[Edited 2005-03-24 01:56:23]

320 717 722 732 733 735 737 738 744 752 753 763 772 DC9 DC10 MD80 B1900 S340 E120 ERJ CRJ CR7
2 replies: All unread, jump to last
User currently offlineMD11Engineer From Germany, joined Oct 2003, 14968 posts, RR: 61
Reply 1, posted (11 years 2 months 1 week 1 day 16 hours ago) and read 4218 times:

I understand that one was equiped with luxury furniture and marble covered bathrooms by chancellor Kohl, but I´ve never been inside them. I see them regularly on the military side of CGN (where they are based), but also I never noticed the inscription on the tail. Whenever I saw them take off comments were usually "There fly or taxes!"


Je Suis Charlie et je suis Ahmet aussi
User currently offlinePADSpot From Germany, joined Jan 2005, 1676 posts, RR: 4
Reply 2, posted (11 years 1 month 2 weeks 1 day 10 hours ago) and read 3927 times:

All what I heard about 10+21 and 10+22, the two VIP A310s, is that describing the interior as "humble" is already an euphemism.

They have 3 classes, First Class with face to face seating. A very small conference room, restrooms and two bedrooms. Rest- and bedrooms must be very simply equipped and quite small. There was once a documentary in either "Focus" or "Stern" magazine describing especially the private rooms as allapart from statesmanlike. There is also satellite communication on board.

(also) Jan

[Edited 2005-04-16 12:43:34]

Top Of Page
Forum Index

Reply To This Topic Luftwaffe A310 VIP Question.
No username? Sign up now!

Forgot Password? Be reminded.
Remember me on this computer (uses cookies)
  • Military aviation related posts only!
  • Not military related? Use the other forums
  • No adverts of any kind. This includes web pages.
  • No hostile language or criticizing of others.
  • Do not post copyright protected material.
  • Use relevant and describing topics.
  • Check if your post already been discussed.
  • Check your spelling!
Add Images Add SmiliesPosting Help

Please check your spelling (press "Check Spelling" above)

Similar topics:More similar topics...
Luftwaffe A310 In San Diego posted Wed Sep 20 2006 01:36:08 by SW733
Luftwaffe A310 At LAS? posted Sat Aug 19 2006 03:47:38 by Sperl19
Luftwaffe A310 At LHR Today (fri)? posted Fri May 27 2005 23:41:47 by VirginFSM
Luftwaffe A310 @ SAN posted Thu Mar 25 2004 00:47:38 by FX1816
New German VIP Colours On A310 posted Tue Jun 10 2003 18:31:01 by Alpha
F-15 Engine Question? posted Thu Nov 16 2006 08:08:08 by Venus6971
Buff Picture OTD Question posted Mon Nov 13 2006 06:37:12 by TedTAce
U.S.A.F Squadron/Wing Question posted Tue Nov 7 2006 23:03:55 by Tiger119
Fighter Jet Fly-by Question posted Mon Nov 6 2006 05:37:12 by Chi-town
'Stupid' Carrier Ops Question: Soaking The Jets. posted Sun Oct 22 2006 23:21:53 by TedTAce

Sponsor Message:
Printer friendly format