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3/29/1952: BA Retires the Iconic Vickers VC10

Today in Aviation, British Airways (BA) retired from its fleet its last Vickers VC10, a mid-sized, narrow-body long-range jet.

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Today in Aviation: BA Retires the Iconic Vickers VC10

Today in Aviation, British Airways (BA) retired from its fleet the last Vickers VC10, a mid-sized, narrow-body long-range jet, in 1981.

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Today in Aviation: First Flight of the Iconic Vickers VC10

MIAMI – Today in Aviation, the iconic Vickers VC10 took off on its maiden flight from Brooklands Airfield, Surrey at 17:25 GMT in 1962.  The prototype – G-ARTA – took 19 minute to fly to nearby Wisley where extensive further testing and cabin fitting was carried out.     At the time, Vickers engineers were […]

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