Thread: The VC 10
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Old 8th Aug 2009, 11:14   #158 (permalink)
Join Date: Jun 2000
Location: Surrey
Age: 61
Posts: 99
Once I visited Sir George Edwards at his home after asking him to sign a print of a VC-10 over SFO. When I unrolled the print he said the VC-10 would have been a world beater but was 3 years too late.

As a side note - walking out of his house I saw this magnificent oil painting of a Wellington fitted with the magnetic mine 'hoop' flying just above the sea with a mine explosion behind it. I commented on it and he said that was the first project he was in charge of and he had to reort the Churchill every night on its progress.
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