Category: History

FOURTH AND LAST BRITISH AIRWAYS RETRO LIVERY WILL FEATURE THE ICONIC NEGUS LIVERY ON B747

British Airways Boeing 747 Negus livery

LONDON – British Airways has unveiled the 4th and final retro livery in honor of its unofficial 100th anniversary. The last retro livery will be the ‘Negus’ livery, which British Airways flew with between 1974 and 1980. The Negus livery now returns on a Boeing 747 with registration G-CIVB. The aircraft is currently being painted

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THE CONCORDE’S FIRST FLIGHT – 50 YEARS AGO

British Airways Concorde (G-BOAC)

TOULOUSE – Today, exactly 50 years ago – on March 2, 1969 – the Concorde took off for the first time. The Concorde was a technological marvel, an airliner that could fly more than twice the speed of sound at altitudes that brush the air of space. Flying Supersonic was seen as the future in

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THIRD BRITISH AIRWAYS RETRO LIVERY WILL FEATURE THE ICONIC LANDOR LIVERY ON B747

British_Airways_Boeing_747-236B_Landor Livery

LONDON – British Airways has revealed the third design in its series of historic liveries to mark the airline’s centenary. The iconic Landor livery will be painted on a Boeing 747. The Boeing 747-400 – with registration G-BNLY – entered the IAC paint bay at Dublin Airport earlier this week where it will be repainted

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FAREWELL TORNADO – THE END OF AN ERA FOR THE ROYAL AIR FORCE

Nine Tornado Flypast

RAF MARHAM – On Thursday February 28, the Royal Air Force performed a flypast using 9 Tornado GR4s. This marks the end of frontline operations for the Tonka, which have been in service in the Royal Air Force since 1979. After 40 years the Tornado will retire from service. They took off from RAF Marham

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