Tag: Boeing 747

Air Force One to Have a New Livery by 2024?

Reading Time: 1 minute The iconic livery of the US presidential transport, Air Force One, could to be given a fresh look, Donald Trump, the president of the US has revealed in an exclusive interview with ABC news. Most of us already got used to the distinctive painting of the Air Force One Boeing 747 aircraft. Blue & White. […]

KLM Boeing 747 Experiences Engine Failure

Reading Time: 1 minute A KLM Boeing 747-400, registration PH-BFT performing flight KL-856 from Seoul (South Korea) to Amsterdam (Netherlands) with 270 people on board, was in the initial climb out of Seoul’s runway 15R when one of the engines failed emitting sparks. The crew stopped the climb at 3000 feet, dumped fuel and returned to Seoul for a […]

BOAC to the Future: Heritage B747 Lands at Heathrow

Reading Time: 1 minute Large crowds gathered at Heathrow to watch the much-anticipated arrival of a British Airways Boeing 747 painted in the iconic design of its predecessor British Overseas Airways Corporation (BOAC). The aircraft entered the IAC paint bay at Dublin Airport on February 5 where it was stripped of its current British Airways Chatham Dockyard design before […]

Skylease Cargo Boeing 747 Overruns Runway on Landing

Reading Time: 1 minute A Skylease Cargo Boeing 747-400, registration N908AR performing flight GG-4854 from Chicago O’Hare,IL (USA) to Halifax, NS (Canada) with 4 crew, went off the runway at the Halifax airport in eastern Canada. The aircraft was unable to stop before the end of the runway, overran the end of the runway, went down a slope and through […]

Thai Airways 747 Slides off Runway in Bangkok

Reading Time: 1 minute A Thai Airways Boeing 747-400, carrying 97 passengers and 18 crew members from Guangzhou, slid off a runway while landing at Suvarnabhumi airport in heavy rain. Suvarnabhumi airport authorities said there was a passenger with sprained ankle following a medical check-up at the terminal. The airline reported that ‘while the pilot was landing the plane […]

Rossiya Airlines Boeing 747 with Failed Engine Successfully Lands in Moscow

Reading Time: 1 minute A double-decker Boeing 747 with one malfunctioning engine has successfully landed in Moscow Vnukovo Airport. The huge Rossiya Airlines plane managed to safely land in after one of its four engines reportedly had failed mid-flight around 1pm local time on Tuesday. The plane took off from Larnaca, a popular tourists destination in Cyprus. About 500 […]

Qantas to Retire the Iconic Boeing 747 in 2020

Reading Time: 1 minute Qantas has begun the long goodbye for aviation’s most iconic figure, the Boeing 747. The finishing tape has been set for 2020, the year of the airline’s centenary. There will be much sadness, and much said, over the ensuing 30 months between now and when the 747-400 ferries its last passengers in Qantas colours. Nostalgia […]

UPS Boeing 747 Overruns Runway on Takeoff

Reading Time: 1 minute UPS Boeing 747 performing freight flight from Anchorage to Louisville was climbing out when upon contacting departure the crew advised they needed to return to Anchorage, two tyres were showing 0 pressure and obviously had lost pressure on deparure. The aircraft stopped the climb at 8500 feet, dumped fuel for about 45 minutes, performed a […]

GE9X Engine Goes Airborne

Reading Time: 1 minute The GE9XTM engine lifted off on March 13 under wing of GE Aviation’s 747 flying testbed in Victorville, California, for its first flight test. The engine that will power Boeing’s new 777X aircraft took to the air around 10:40 a.m. Pacific standard time and flew for more than four hours on its first flight. During […]

Saudia Cargo Airlines Suffered Runway Excursion on Takeoff

Reading Time: 1 minute MyCargo Airlines Boeing 747-400 freighter on behalf of Saudia Cargo Airlines, performing freight flight from Maastricht to Jeddah, was accelerating for takeoff when the crew rejected takeoff at low speed and deployed the thrust reversers. The aircraft veered right off the runway and came to a stop with all gear on soft ground to the […]