Vickers VC-10 RAF Royal Air Force VIP-Transport XR806. Turning at Taxiway A (Corgi scale 1:461)

Vickers VC-10 RAF Royal Air Force VIP-Transport XR806 doing a go around at Runway 27R (homemade landing gear)

  General characteristics (model 1101)
  • Crew: 4 + 3 flight attendants
  • Capacity: 151 passengers
  • Length: 158 ft 8 in (48.36 m)
  • Wingspan: 146 ft 2 in (44.55 m)
  • Height: 39 ft 6 in (12.04 m)
  • Wing area: 2,851 ft2 (264.9 m2)
  • Empty weight: 139,505 lb (63,278 kg)
  • Max. takeoff weight: 334,878 lb (151,900 kg)
  • Powerplant: 4 Rolls-Royce Conway Mk 301 Turbofan, 22,500 lbf (100.1 kN) each

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 580 mph (933 km/h)
  • Range: 5,850 miles (9,412 km)
  • Service ceiling: 43,000 ft (13,105 m)
  • Wing loading: 110 lb/ft2 (534 kg/m2)
  • Thrust/weight: 0.27

 

 

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