Just Flight’s VC10 VC10 Professional

Relaunch of a British icon

The 1960s saw the jet age take hold as major airlines began replacing their ageing propliners with new jet-powered designs. While the US launched the Boeing 707 and Douglas DC-8, the British response was the Vickers- Armstrong VC10. It was initially designed to operate on long-distance BOAC route networks to Africa and Asia where many of the airports hadn’t been upgraded with longer runways to accommodate the new jetliners.

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