One of the many things I miss about 747 classics was how they sounded, especially on takeoff - lovely! She began her life in 1980 as a passenger plane and was originally delivered to Varig as PP-... (more)
It’s becoming a terrible loss from a photography perspective at how many 747s are phased out and stored every year, but of course it makes perfect sense for an airline’s economics. The 747’s serv... (more)
Jett8 never had much of a scheme but I can look past that as they operated 747 classics! This aircraft actually appeared in HKG much earlier in the 80s and 90s under Nippon Cargo Airlines, the or... (more)
HS-UTR departing in gorgeous early morning light illuminating all the features of this great old classic and its P&W JT9D engines. I think it was withdrawn from service later that year.
This b... (more)