• South African Airways last 747SP flight

    On September 30th, ZS-SPC, known more fondly by the name "Maluti," lifted off the runway for a short ferry flight to the SAA Museum at nearby Rand Airport. It would ...
  • 747SP South African Airways

    South African Airways

    South African Airways was one of the biggest proponents of the 747SP. The SAA legacy actually began in July of 1974 when South African first placed an order for the ...
  • Boeing 747SP N40135

    Story of the B747SP

      When the 747 entered revenue service in early 1970, the people at Boeing had a big hit on their hands. Despite its size, the huge capacity aircraft brought seat/mile ...
  • N136SW 747SP Pratt & Whitney

    N136SW Being Scrapped

    A former CAAC and Air China 747SP that has been housed at a Pratt & Whitney facility in Plattsburgh, NY, is in the process of being cut up for scrap. ...
  • 747SP Flight Covers

    Over the years, many significant events have been celebrated with the issuance of special commemorative postage stamps, postcards and envelopes. These events range from Olympic games, to Worlds Fairs, to ...
  • N532PA B747SP Pan Am

    A 747SP Love Affair

    A retired Pan Am skipper retells his brief, but very personal experience at the helm of an 747SP
  • 747SP Supplies for Tsunami Victims

    Relief Effort Conducted by Global Peace Initiative.747SP Picking up Supplies for Tsunami Victims to Land at Orlando Sanford
  • Friendship One

    When United bought the pacific routes from Pan Am in 1986, the 747SP's came along with them. When the opportunity came for the 747SP to set a world record, United ...