Date: 13 Jul 97 01:25:52 From: "john r." <firstname.lastname@example.org> Organization: silence References: 1 2 3
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In article <airliners.1997.1371@ohare.Chicago.COM>, Henry Law <email@example.com> writes >There's a photograph in today's Independent newspaper in the UK of BA >managers, supposedly at RAF Wroughton, learning the rudiments of baggage >handling and towing aircraft in preparation for a forthcoming strike. >And what are they practicing on? A Trident 3, G-AWZM! It's in what >looks to have been BA livery, not BEA. > >But why would an RAF base have a Trident? They are favourites at >airports for fire training, but surely military fire crews don't need to >practice fighting fires on airliners ... I think Wroughton is a Science Museum annex, bits that wont fit in Kensington go there. They have a good open day once a year. There is also a a Boeing 247 and a Connie amongst others. The most amazing mechanical contraption I saw there is a pea picking machine. Cosford, west of Brum has some BA aircraft, including some I have worked on. -- john r.