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Volkswagen Tuareg ad and THAT alleged 747



 
 
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Old October 7th 08, 09:43 AM
mickenglish mickenglish is offline
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Default Volkswagen Tuareg ad and THAT alleged 747

I have looked at the ad time & again, I have googled it and asked my colleagues. The only things I can say for sure are that Boeing haven't clustered engines under a wing since the B52, the nose is all wrong for a 747 and the engine pods and fuel tanks/mach pods look very Russian. Everything else about it is a mystery, it looks like a prototype of some sort and the airfield looks like somewhere in England.( I have never been there so I can't support that statement, it's just an impression)
Can somebody tell me anything definitive about this very interesting looking machine? I had never seen it before and nor have I suspected that it existed before thre Tuareg ad.
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Old October 7th 08, 03:06 PM posted to rec.aviation.misc
John Szalay
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Default Volkswagen Tuareg ad and THAT alleged 747

mickenglish wrote in
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Volkswagen Tuareg 747


that is the 747 modified for the
James Bond movie "Casino Royale"

ex- British Airways G-BDXJ


http://www.aerospaceweb.org/question/planes/q0297.shtml
http://www.flightglobal.com/assets/g...x?ItemID=13467
 




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