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Prototype Vickers VC-10 in the colours of BOAC touching down at Farnborough. This aircraft first flew 29 June 1962 but was written off in 1972 after a very hard landing at Gatwick

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British Airways Vickers VC-10 (G-ARVM) makes an incredibly low pass at the Silver Jubilee Air Display at White Waltham on 15 May 1977.

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The Vickers VC10 is a long-range British airliner designed and built by Vickers-Armstrongs (Aircraft) Ltd, and first flown at Brooklands, Surrey, in 1962. The airliner was designed to operate on long-distance routes with a high subsonic speed and also be capable of hot and high operations from African airports.

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British Airways ('BA') Vickers Standard VC10 (Series 1100) G-ARVG (c/n: 809) at London's Heathrow Airport (LHR), circa 1974. Please note that the aircraft is still wearing the BOAC Golden Speedbird livery, but with BA titles.

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