Monday, 7 December 2020

Another iconic British Airways 747 finds a new home....... Landor liveried jumbo makes final flight to Dunsfold......

Photo Mark Boyt (Drone Safe Register) and Ian Shaw (ShawPix)

The end of an era,   the curtain is slowly falling on an iconic aircraft and this weekend saw another curtain call and a bow from one of the great ladies of the skies.  One of British Airways’ last remaining Boeing 747 aircraft took to the skies for the final time this weekend, setting off for its new home at Dunsfold Aerodrome in Surrey.

Adorned in the iconic Landor livery, the heritage Centenary jumbo jet - registration G-BNLY – departed from British Airways’ engineering base in Cardiff on Saturday afternoon.

Since entering the British Airways fleet on 1 February 1993, G-BNLY has operated 14,016 flights and flown for more than 122,358 hours over nearly 60 million miles. Its last passenger flight was from Cape Town to Heathrow on 22 March 2020.

Following its short journey to Dunsfold, where it will be preserved for future generations to enjoy, it performed a final fly-over before being welcomed by a small crowd of enthusiastic spectators.

More photos below.







Photo Mark Boyt (Drone Safe Register) and Ian Shaw (ShawPix)

Photo Mark Boyt (Drone Safe Register) and Ian Shaw (ShawPix)

Photo Mark Boyt (Drone Safe Register) and Ian Shaw (ShawPix)



Photo Mark Boyt (Drone Safe Register) and Ian Shaw (ShawPix)


 
Photo Mark Boyt (Drone Safe Register) and Ian Shaw (ShawPix)



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