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mickjoebill
27th Mar 2008, 00:11
BBC reports that plans for a 737 to be replaced by using a "small aircraft" for UK use and scheduled flights for international trips.

The Royal Household will be responsible for procuring the "small plane".

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk_politics/7315126.stm

Any guess on what type of small plane could accommodate the PM and his entourage?


Mickjoebill

mixture
27th Mar 2008, 00:14
Unless they are going to fly around in a Duchess ...

(sorry, had to get there first ! Visions of the Royal Household's captain filing a tech log reporting troubles with the Duchess's undercarriage ..... :D)

Probably something along the lines of what Messrs Marquis or Netjets use....

ZFT
27th Mar 2008, 00:17
Any guess on what type of small plane could accommodate the PM and his entourage?



An A380 would be insufficient for all his hangers on!!!

Avitor
27th Mar 2008, 00:25
Brown should have a 'Hot air' balloon :cool:

mixture
27th Mar 2008, 00:29
Avitor, nah, let the Fokker fly with wings :ok:



Edit to add...

How long until this thread gets moved to Jet Blast ? :cool:

monkey_wrench
27th Mar 2008, 09:44
Here is the link to the official DFT web site:-

http://www.dft.gov.uk/press/speechesstatements/statements/rmat

lgweng
27th Mar 2008, 19:33
Maybe Brown could share Jordan's 'plane. Two big t*ts in one a/c etc!!!

G-CPTN
27th Mar 2008, 19:47
Perhaps the UK government (and Royal Family) can use President (of Europe) Blair's aircraft?
Well he will have one, won't he?

merlinxx
27th Mar 2008, 20:17
Just a nice DH86 in navy blue & silver, then you can call it King's (Queen's) Flight, sorry already been done!