It is always sad seeing a 'company' aircraft retired and being dismantled. It is like a fallen colleague sitting in a coma never to awaken yet no-one will put it out of it's misery.
It wasn’t too long ago CX was still flying the -200 freighters and now the passengers -400s are being retired! B-HME was ferried to Victorville in early 2009 and ended up being scrapped there. I... (more)
Scan from photo.
Traditional flight VRG 100/101 GIG-POA-GIG.
Air Hong Kong - B747-2L5B(SF) - B-HME
This recorded 2008 summer she still flying. She was retired from CX fleet since SEP
More than 20-years old picture from this classic Varig 747-200; taxiing from rwy 07L, to her gate.