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Mil-10 visits London Gatwick
« on: November 17, 2019, 11:43:06 am »
It's 1967 and the new pride of the Soviet helicopter industry is visiting Gatwick Airport in the hope of overseas sales.

Reg Turnhill reports:
https://www.bbc.co.uk/archive/russian-helicopter-demonstration/zmfcy9q

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Re: Mil-10 visits London Gatwick
« Reply #1 on: November 17, 2019, 01:11:25 pm »

It's 1967 and the new pride of the Soviet helicopter industry is visiting Gatwick Airport in the hope of overseas sales.

Reg Turnhill reports:
https://www.bbc.co.uk/archive/russian-helicopter-demonstration/zmfcy9q


Didn't work out too well then...………..

But impressive nonetheless.
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Re: Mil-10 visits London Gatwick
« Reply #2 on: November 17, 2019, 04:50:05 pm »
There was a quote from the commentator, sounding rather dismissive, which I thought was rather sad; "Britain, of course, doesn't build giant flying things."
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Re: Mil-10 visits London Gatwick
« Reply #3 on: November 18, 2019, 03:48:04 am »

There was a quote from the commentator, sounding rather dismissive, which I thought was rather sad; "Britain, of course, doesn't build giant flying
things."


Apart from the Brabazon and the Princess of course...…………….  ;)
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Re: Mil-10 visits London Gatwick
« Reply #4 on: November 18, 2019, 11:27:17 am »

There was a quote from the commentator, sounding rather dismissive, which I thought was rather sad; "Britain, of course, doesn't build giant flying
things."


Apart from the Brabazon and the Princess of course...…………….  ;)

Corrected quote:
"Britain, of course, no longer builds giant flying things."
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