Aviation Photo #0781493 Vickers VC10 C1 - Rolls-Royce

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This aircraft was delivered to the RAF as XR809. It was leased to Rolls-Royce and used as a flying test-bed for the RB211 engine. It is seen here at the Farnborough Air Show in 1970 showing the installation of the RB211 on the port side with the 2 Conways on the starboard side.
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    Graham Dives
    Rolls-Royce
    Vickers VC10 C1
    Vickers VC10/Super VC10
    Vickers VC10/Super VC10
    Vickers
    829
    G-AXLR
    Farnborough
    England
    United Kingdom
    September 1970
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Photo Added: February 21, 2005

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Anonymous
8 years ago
This uncommon 3-engined asymmetric layout is weird, interesting, thanks!

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