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For all you ex RAF Vc10 pilots

Old 12th Oct 2015, 09:20
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For all you ex RAF Vc10 pilots

XV108 as she is today

http://i536.photobucket.com/albums/f...p.jpg~original

I left the windows over exposed a tad to hide all the crud outside, hope you like

http://i536.photobucket.com/albums/f...i.jpg~original
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Old 12th Oct 2015, 11:09
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Fond memories

Lovely picture to remind me......pretty sure the speed board doesn't belong on the gear lever though and were the control yolk centres re made with metal or are they just printed? Oh, and I think the rudder needs centring. Still a lovely office to have worked in.........
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Old 12th Oct 2015, 11:24
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Like the old Airmed 62 headsets…….. Nice and comfortable and neatly foldable to put away in your nav bag. ;-)
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Old 12th Oct 2015, 11:55
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I love the way the RAF put a white line around the primary flight instruments just in case you need to be reminded what is important!
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Old 12th Oct 2015, 12:07
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Like the old Airmed 62 headsets…….. Nice and comfortable and neatly foldable to put away in your nav bag. ;-)
Yes, they were a B stores item, i.e exchange, but a lot of us on the line had our own sets as the parts were all C store items, i.e use and bin, so we ordered a set of C store parts and assembled them ourselves
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Old 12th Oct 2015, 12:30
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Originally Posted by cyclic
I love the way the RAF put a white line around the primary flight instruments just in case you need to be reminded what is important!
No need to be snide about the RAF! This was a manufacturer's design feature of some aircraft, notably the classic 747s (of which the RAF had precisely none):

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Old 13th Oct 2015, 07:49
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Find it hard to believe it was a manufacturer's design feature.


I don't think the Classic came from the factory that way. I suspect
some clever chief pilot thought it was a good idea.


I always thought it was a bit ridiculous as well.
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Old 14th Oct 2015, 08:57
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I thought it made the console look rather tidy.

How did anyone ever know where they were though? Where's the ND?
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