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    • Jun 2005
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    VC10 Special - OUT NOW!



    FEATURING:



    VICKERS-ARMSTRONGS AND THE BRITISH AIRCRAFT CORPORATION
    Why Vickers joined BAC and how that affected the VC10.

    ORIGINS OF THE VC10
    The development of the Vickers V1000/VC7 and its tragic cancellation. BOAC's specific requirement for a jet airliner with superb performance that became the VC10.



    BRITISH UNITED - THE VC10'S CHAMPION
    When the VC10 most needed it, Freddie Laker spoke out in support of its virtues. With Freddie at the helm the VC10s took over former BOAC routes and made them profitable.

    SELLING THE VC10
    Damaged by BOAC's negative publicity the bright hopes of sales were soon dimmed.



    THE VC10 AND THE FALKLANDS ISLAND 1982-2013
    The initial support given by the VC10 to the Falklands as a transport and its later role stationed on the islands to contain the Argentine threat.

    THE LAST YEARS OF THE VC10
    As the VC10s were withdrawn and their numbers were reduced it continued to serve the RAF, wowing the crowds until its last touchdown.

    and much more!

    VC10 is AVAILABLE NOW for just 7.95 from WHSmith and all other leading newsagents. Alternatively, you can purchase your copy from our online shop or download your digital version here.

    Subscribers call for your 2 discount!

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