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Re: Queen of the skies just keeps on flying!

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End of an era... I am sad.. magnificent aeroplane.. :cry:
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Another 747's life coming to an end in 6 minutes 💔🛬. I believe she was the oldest flying Jumbo ✈. 45 years of service 🇺🇸🔭🌌
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This is so very sad…

World’s first Boeing 747-8 BBJ scrapped in US after just 30 flight hours https://www.aerotime.aero/articles/worl ... ight-hours
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Airframe driver wrote: Tue Dec 20, 2022 6:35 am This is so very sad…

World’s first Boeing 747-8 BBJ scrapped in US after just 30 flight hours https://www.aerotime.aero/articles/worl ... ight-hours
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The last one ever :?. 50 year production run ✈, now it is truly the end of an era ⏳⌛.
May N863GT have a long life and be put in a museum when its retired 🛬

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African Flyer wrote: Wed Feb 01, 2023 5:18 pm The last one ever :?. 50 year production run ✈, now it is truly the end of an era ⏳⌛.
May N863GT have a long life and be put in a museum when its retired 🛬

Excellent news for Airbus.
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5Y747 from Everett to Cincinnati https://fr24.com/GTI747/2f0b1162
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The London Daily Mail ran this story today. An amazing tribute to the Queen of The Skies - the pictures are stunning: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/travel/arti ... e-her.html
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Seems the last 747 N863GT is having a few teething problems and has returned to the factory without doing any other flights after its delivery flight
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Snitch wrote: Fri Feb 17, 2023 6:04 pm Seems the last 747 N863GT is having a few teething problems and has returned to the factory without doing any other flights after its delivery flight
It’s there for a ceremonial event for Boeing, aircraft has no technical issues.
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Scrapyard Dog wrote: Sun Feb 19, 2023 2:20 am
Snitch wrote: Fri Feb 17, 2023 6:04 pm Seems the last 747 N863GT is having a few teething problems and has returned to the factory without doing any other flights after its delivery flight
It’s there for a ceremonial event for Boeing, aircraft has no technical issues.
Hope that's correct.
Multiple online sources were reporting technical issues earlier this week

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