musman9853 wrote:I don't think i've met a single person who didn't know what a 747 was. And that's really impressive.
steeler83 wrote:I would love to sell my soul to fly on a 747! I would have liked to have had an opportunity to fly on an MD11, but I think that ship sailed.
hinckley wrote:LH707330 wrote:Some SUDs (the 200s for KLM and AF) were retrofits.
So were other SUDs direct from factory?LH707330 wrote:Also, to add to your list:
Weren't all -200s 'B' models?
PC12Fan wrote:Iconic and impressive she is - even in the winter of her life. The folks that developed her never dreamed of the things the Queen would accomplish outside of her designed role. Carrying U.S Presidents, other distinguished world leaders, transporting Space Shuttles, housing a telescope, carrying over 1,000 people on a special mission, and even breaking the sound barrier (unintentionally of course but she survived).
Yea, her passengers carrying days are numbered, but the Queen will be around for a good long time. Enjoy the original Jumbo folks, there won't be another like her.
Long live the Queen.
747-400ER (Extended Range. QF only?)
Korean Air had -400ERs didn’t they?[/quote]
global2 wrote:My only regret is never having been able to sit in the very first row in 1st Class (or any row in the front section) to see how close to a forward view you can get from the first window.
AWACSooner wrote:741- Flying Tigers (OAK-ANC-Yakota) July 1988
SpaceshipDC10 wrote:AWACSooner wrote:741- Flying Tigers (OAK-ANC-Yakota) July 1988
On one of their pax configured?
cpd wrote:Only been on United B747-400s. Wish I hadn't been on them at all. They were dumps at the time. Walking through the business class cabin after the end of the flight, it was like walking through a rubbish dump. Can't believe how those passengers left it.
I guess the 747s of other airlines might have been a bit better.
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