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VC10....on the road this Sunday.

Old 22nd Jun 2015, 08:22
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ICM We came across at an angle instead of head on as we didn't have time to line up. I will be back in Bots in a month and will check logs books for the aircraft. I will also post the photo from the ground showing the slight deviation from track.

RIS My dear chap, I am going to have to give you a bit of military speak training over a beer.
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Old 22nd Jun 2015, 08:30
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Exascot,

Looking forward to it.

I 4 2, thanks for the pic and the explanation. I would refer to the talk mentioned above, to understand why more flags are involved.


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Old 22nd Jun 2015, 08:33
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Article, photos and video here:

Monster VC10 makes its way through the streets of Midlands Express & Star
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Old 22nd Jun 2015, 10:11
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Rwy in Sight,

A Squadron Standard is awarded for 25 years of service. After a further 25 years, the old one is "laid up" and replaced by a new one.

See here for information about Standards:
St Clement Danes - Queens Colours and Standards
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Well done to Gary Spoors and all the team at GJD at Bruntingthorpe for a fantastic and painstaking job in taking 808 apart and moving her to Cosford. I hope it features in a Monster Move episode in the future.
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Old 22nd Jun 2015, 11:23
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Made harder by the fact the RAF disposed of the tooling to take it apart after the last flight, so they had to manufacture it.
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Old 22nd Jun 2015, 11:35
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Beagle, thanks for setting me straight on the K4/dustbin issue. I guess my clarification muddied the waters again there. I wasn't sure about the K4... One should never assume....(wanders off kicking himself...)
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Old 22nd Jun 2015, 20:32
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Some cracking pictures of her arriving and passing under the bridge

Heads up VC10 moves from Brunty to Cosford on sunday
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Old 22nd Jun 2015, 23:11
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I've also added some photos to this page, as well as a bit of a story about Bob and some more details of her service life: C/n 828 - XR808
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Old 23rd Jun 2015, 00:03
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I've got to ask, and I expect some flak for this, but where did BOB break down en-route to Cosford?
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