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Vickers VC-10 K2

Scanned from an 8x10 print from 1982
A shot of Vickers VC-10 K2 tanker s/n ZA141 taken during a demonstration flight at the Farnborough airshow.
Initially purchased by BOAC in 1963, after changing hands a couple of times it was sold to the RAF for conversion to a K2 tanker in 1978.
It's first flight as a tanker was in 1982, after being used for evaluation it entered service with 101 Sqn in 1984. Withdrawn from service in 1999 and scrapped in 2001

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