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RAF: flight deck armour fitted to RAF VC-10s
London, United Kingdom - Correspond to the 95% of the protection against ground-based hostile fire
According to "Defense News", the flight decks on the RAF’s 10 VC-10C Mk1Ks air transport aircraft have been protected by a combination of steel and Kevlar armour. The VC-10 branch of the IPT has carefully modified the inside of the flight deck. Armoured steel plating is installed under the floor, seating and forward bulkheads, with Kevlar tiles in sealed packs arranged in modular patterns to fit t...
AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency