|Quoting Stirling (Reply 5):|
It all depends on how much "Stuff" her majesty takes with her on the road....
While the A319CJ makes perfect sense, what about the need for transporting other vital components of the state visit?...
|Quoting BA380 (Reply 10):|
Having said that, the 777 may be too large for Andrew to land at Golf Courses, so that may complicate matters.
|Quoting Cornish (Reply 11):|
The queen probably ain't bothered. She doesn't need to prove anything with a big aircraft - she's the queen and everybody knows it.
|Quoting PM (Reply 14):|
By the way, does the Royal Flight still fly Wessex choppers???
|Quoting Leezyjet (Reply 15):|
I think it's pretty embarrasing for our nation that we have to rely on a bog standard chartered BA777 when our leaders travel overseas.
We one of the richest nations on earth and we have to resort to hiring out an a/c from an airline.
Even much smaller poorer nations have decent a/c to fly their leaders around.