RAF Retires VC10s, Faces Transport Challenges

The U.K. Royal Air Force has formally retired its last two Vickers VC10 aerial refueling tankers. The last two VC10s – ZA147 and ZA150-K3 variants converted from commercial Super VC10s – made final refueling sorties and a nationwide tour of airfields associated with the aircraft last week before...

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