Top News on Vickers

  • RAF TriStars to be scrapped after US sale falls through


    The Royal Air Force’s last four TriStar tanker/transports are due to be flown to a breaker's yard in the UK on 25 March, with the service's Voyagers having assumed their responsibilities.


  • Other News for Vickers

  • FARNBOROUGH: Global focus for this year's show


    ​With this year’s major aerospace event fast approaching, companies will be gearing up to demonstrate their...


  • Voyager fleet takes the strain for RAF


    ​AirTanker expects the Royal Air Force’s next two Airbus A330 Voyager tanker/transports to be delivered by mid-year,...


  • RAF TriStars to fly final sortie


    ​The UK Royal Air Force will conduct its final operational sortie with the Lockheed TriStar on 24 March, with a pair of...


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  • FARNBOROUGH: Global focus for this year's show

    News | 25 Jun 2014 15:45

    ​With this year’s major aerospace event fast approaching, companies will be gearing up to demonstrate their capabilities and showcase their products in the flying displays.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-Global-focus-for-this-years-show-400635/
  • Voyager fleet takes the strain for RAF

    News | 25 Mar 2014 14:56 | Craig Hoyle

    ​AirTanker expects the Royal Air Force’s next two Airbus A330 Voyager tanker/transports to be delivered by mid-year, with the Ministry of Defence having agreed to a slight delay in its previous schedule.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Voyager-fleet-takes-the-strain-for-RAF-397393/
  • RAF TriStars to be scrapped after US sale falls through

    News | 25 Mar 2014 14:36 | Craig Hoyle

    The Royal Air Force’s last four TriStar tanker/transports are due to be flown to a breaker's yard in the UK on 25 March, with the service's Voyagers having assumed their responsibilities.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/RAF-TriStars-to-be-scrapped-after-US-sale-falls-through-397390/
  • RAF TriStars to fly final sortie

    News | 24 Mar 2014 07:28 | Craig Hoyle

    ​The UK Royal Air Force will conduct its final operational sortie with the Lockheed TriStar on 24 March, with a pair of the tri-jets to take off from its Brize Norton air base in Oxfordshire.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/RAF-TriStars-to-fly-final-sortie-397316/
  • RAF pauses Voyager operations after in-flight incident

    News | 13 Feb 2014 08:27 | Craig Hoyle

    ​The UK Royal Air Force has temporarily suspended operations with its new fleet of Airbus A330 Voyager tanker/transports, after one its current six examples was involved in an unexplained flight incident.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/RAF-pauses-Voyager-operations-after-in-flight-incident-395915/
  • IN FOCUS: Onward Voyager

    News | 06 Feb 2014 15:58 | Craig Hoyle

    ​An ongoing transformation of the UK Royal Air Force’s transport fleet passed a significant milestone on 29 January, when AirTanker’s Voyager programme hit the mid-way point in its delivery of 14 modified Airbus A330s.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/IN-FOCUS-Onward-Voyager-395642/