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by Zd241
Sun 19 Aug 2018, 6:33 am
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Where has XH558 thread gone?
Replies: 2297
Views: 315084

Re: Where has XH558 thread gone?

Neverfuel, nice to see you're back after being found out all those months back. Lets see how long it is before you start making contradictory statements again.... Anyway.... The volunteers should be praised for there hard work, after all volunteers are the backbone of historic aircraft preservation ...
by Zd241
Thu 09 Aug 2018, 12:19 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Where has XH558 thread gone?
Replies: 2297
Views: 315084

Re: Where has XH558 thread gone?

It's never been impossible mate. 558 could have her engines out, gear removed, forward cockpit removed and other parts. Amazing what weight you can probably get her down to if the will was there. She could then be airlifted, at a price of course, to somewhere else, or road transported out at night....
by Zd241
Thu 09 Aug 2018, 7:30 am
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Where has XH558 thread gone?
Replies: 2297
Views: 315084

Re: Where has XH558 thread gone?

Or for half million pound I could strip, road move to another location and rebuild the other VC10 at Bruntingthorpe.

And she would still be in full ground runable condition for that sort of money!
by Zd241
Thu 09 Aug 2018, 7:23 am
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Where has XH558 thread gone?
Replies: 2297
Views: 315084

Re: Where has XH558 thread gone?

For half a million pound, I could do the following with the VC10 at Bruntingthorpe :- Ground run her 12 times a year Fast taxi 2 or 3 times a year Keep her outside, preserved in excellent condition All for the general public of all ages to see For at least the next 40 odd years. And for half a milli...
by Zd241
Wed 30 Aug 2017, 6:17 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: XV582 NOT going to Bruntingthorpe...
Replies: 55
Views: 14819

Re: XV582 NOT going to Bruntingthorpe...

As the person who runs the VC10 at Brunty, I can assure you 241 is safe. Yes, there are many cars on Bruntingthorpe and there always will be. There also will always be aircraft there. Dave has to balance his love of jets with running a business. It's a fine line but something he's been massively suc...