Aviation Photo #2414809 Lockheed L-1011-385-3 TriStar KC1 (500) - UK - Air Force

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March the 24th saw the final operational flight of the RAF's Tristar fleet. ZD950 was used as the media aircraft whilst ZD948 tanked for the final time
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    Tom Gratton Photography
    UK - Air Force
    Lockheed L-1011-385-3 TriStar KC1 (500)
    Lockheed L-1011 TriStar
    Lockheed L-1011 TriStar
    Lockheed
    193V-1164
    ZD950
    In Flight
    England
    United Kingdom
    March 24, 2014
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Photo Added: March 25, 2014

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Anonymous
3 years ago
The end of an era! Goodbye L-1011!
Anonymous
3 years ago
Such an amazing plane, slowly dying. Great photo.
Anonymous
3 years ago
She will be missed. I was lucky enough to be TDY to RAF Brize-Norton from RAF Mildenhall and got to train with my RAF Aerial Port counterparts and did a little "training" on them as far as loading and unloading.
Anonymous
3 years ago
From a KC-10 veteran, it is so sad to see a tri-holer head for the boneyard. Hopefully it will be many many years before the -10's have the same fate.
Anonymous
3 years ago
A nice and truly historic picture. However, when I click on the 'Large' display menu option (above the picture), an invisible overlayed ad display opens a download page for some crapy app. It pisses me off that airliners.net lowers its standards to such stupid tricks.

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