Aviation Photo #1822642 VFW-Fokker VFW-614 - DLR - Deutsches Zentrum fuer Luft- und Raumfahrt

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ILA Berlin 2010. Only three airlines and the Luftwaffe operated new VFW 614s. The aircraft was initially prone to engine problems, and suffered the fundamental problem that it was too expensive for the small regional airlines for which it was planned. Three aircraft were flown but never delivered, and four airframes were broken-up before completion. The program was officially cancelled in 1977, and the last unsold aircraft flew in July 1978.
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    Joop Stroes - Global Aviation Photography
    DLR - Deutsches Zentrum fuer Luft- und Raumfahrt
    VFW-Fokker VFW-614
    VFW-Fokker VFW-614
    VFW-Fokker VFW-614
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    Berlin - Schonefeld
    Germany
    June 11, 2010
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Anonymous
4 years ago
Beautiful view of one of the nicest conventional cockpits I have ever seen. The picture is mirror-inverted, though (the LCD screens are actually on the left; also note the registration placard)

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