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Boeing 747-400 (G-BYGC)

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The first ever BAW Retro 747 coming out of the paint shop in Dublin. Stunning.

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C.W. Reed
5 stars for the "Speedbird"! Thanks so much for posting this SFO! Cheers!!
SFOSpottingPhoto Uploader
Thank you, CW!
Greg Byington
Very nice!
Viv Pike
Looks just like Stuart Bailey's photo - unless of course, you are Stuart Bailey.

https://airwaysmag.com/airlines/live-british-airways-celebrates-centenary-with-boac-livery-photos/

Nice pic, nonetheless ...
Paul Wisgerhof
BOAC's first B747-100 had its first flight on March 14, 1971. BOAC became BA in 1974.
bigkahuna400
Gorgeous!
SFOSpottingPhoto Uploader
Thank you all for the nice comments!
BigAlOutWest
Beautiful!
dgoodwin280
Fantastic photo ..and paint.
Curtis Smith
Nice! And fresh from the paint shop!!
Sandy Sandmire
Great photo of the Queen!
marylou anderson
great shot!
JAMES GLENN
My first ever flight was on a 747 from Ohara to Atl-
SFOSpottingPhoto Uploader
2k likes and 49 votes! U guys are awesome ;)
Viv Pike
But is it your photo? Just asking if you took the snap.
SFOSpottingPhoto Uploader
@VivPike- Yes it is my own, I edited the quality slightly since I used my crappy sony camera. There were a lot of other photographers there, sorry if it looks similar to others, I'm not stealing others photos.
Viv Pike
@SFOSotting - if you say so, I will take your word for it. It is just incredible that both of you took the pic at exactly the same instant, looking at the stride of the person just ahead of the nose gear. https://airwaysmag.com/airlines/live-british-airways-celebrates-centenary-with-boac-livery-photos/
rwb2112
@Viv, a lot of photos on this account are the exact same as on the trip reports from the site 'onemileatatime', so obviously they must be a blogger on that site or just happen to be next the blogger on his worldwide travels and somehow pull off the exact same shots? I guess it's possible...
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Date Aircraft Origin Destination Departure Arrival Duration
19-Feb-2020 B744Philadelphia Intl ()London Heathrow () 07:40PM EST 07:25AM GMT (+1) Scheduled
19-Feb-2020 B744London Heathrow ()Philadelphia Intl () 02:25PM GMT 05:20PM EST Scheduled
18-Feb-2020 B744Los Angeles Intl ()London Heathrow () 04:38PM PST 09:45AM GMT (+1) Scheduled
18-Feb-2020 B744London Heathrow ()Los Angeles Intl () 11:07AM GMT 01:34PM PST 10:26
17-Feb-2020 B744John F Kennedy Intl ()London Heathrow () 07:42PM EST 06:35AM GMT (+1) 5:53
17-Feb-2020 B744London Heathrow ()John F Kennedy Intl () 01:49PM GMT 04:09PM EST 7:20
16-Feb-2020 B744Boston Logan Intl ()London Heathrow () 07:22PM EST 05:52AM GMT (+1) 5:29
16-Feb-2020 B744London Heathrow ()Boston Logan Intl () 12:13PM GMT 02:11PM EST 6:58
15-Feb-2020 B744John F Kennedy Intl ()London Heathrow () 09:19PM EST 08:14AM GMT (+1) 5:54
15-Feb-2020 B744London Heathrow ()John F Kennedy Intl () 10:44AM GMT 12:48PM EST 7:04
14-Feb-2020 B744Boston Logan Intl ()London Heathrow () 07:23PM EST 05:28AM GMT (+1) 5:05
14-Feb-2020 B744London Heathrow ()Boston Logan Intl () 12:01PM GMT 01:49PM EST 6:48
13-Feb-2020 B744Boston Logan Intl ()London Heathrow () 06:45PM EST 04:56AM GMT (+1) 5:11
13-Feb-2020 B744London Heathrow ()Boston Logan Intl () 11:45AM GMT 02:02PM EST 7:17
12-Feb-2020 B744Boston Logan Intl ()London Heathrow () 07:16PM EST 06:09AM GMT (+1) 5:52
12-Feb-2020 B744London Heathrow ()Boston Logan Intl () 11:53AM GMT 02:03PM EST 7:09
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