looking for VC-10 military designator

From:         Markus Buttinger <markus-b@ping.at>
Organization: Customer of PING - Personal InterNet Gate
Date:         12 Oct 96 22:13:12 
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I hope this is the right newsgroup to post my question...

Is anyone able to tell me the military designator for the
VC-10 aircraft (I guess it's a Vickers) that is still in use
by the Royal Air Force?

The civil use of this aircraft has been disontiniued I guess
about 20 years ago and the RAF - to my knowledge - are the only
ones that still fly this plane.

I saw one if those (callsign: ZD 230) in Iraklion/Crete Island
on Tuesday. It's a totally brown a/c with a big white 'K' in
the tail. - Anyone out there with info on what this could be -
(tanker/mines searcher, etc.)?

Thank's a lot,

Markus from
Salzburg, Austria