From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Neil Wagner) Organization: Netcom Date: 21 Oct 96 13:31:40 References: 1
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Markus Buttinger <email@example.com> wrote: >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? >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.)? According to my Jane's, the tanker is called VC10K mark 2 or for the Super VC10, VC10K Mark 3 or 4. There's also a picture of an RAF aircraft they identify as a VC10 C1.