Pretty cool use for an old plane

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    Very interesting, I had no idea any were still flying, thanks!
     
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    Been flying around southern california for a few years.
     
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    The first plane I ever flew on was a DC 10 British Caledonian Airways to Al Khobar (Dammam)
     
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    Evergreen Aviation was working on a few DC-10 tankers...not sure who owns the 747 fire tanker, but it's pretty impressive.
     
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    I had seen a video on YouTube several years ago with a DC-10 and a couple others. Thanks for sharing Vassili!:thumbright:
     
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    Earlier, I mentioned Evergreen...I had that mixed up. Evergreen owned the 747 aerial tanker (apparently, they went bankrupt January of this year) and it is 10 Tanker that owns the Dc-10 aerial tanker fleet.

    During the 2008 fires, I saw 10 Tanker's 910 overfly my town with the Governor aboard (I got a few photos, but they look like poop).

    From what I've heard, several tankers are stationed at VCV (Victorville), including Evergreen's 747.
     
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    Cool footage! The last commercial pax flight of a DC-10 was made earlier this year by a Biman (Bangladesh Airlines) example.
     
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