South African Airways

South African Airways last 747SP flight

Posted by Chaz  /   October 02, 2006  /   Posted in News  /   Comments Off on 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 be the last time an SAA marked 747SP would be airborne.

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South African Airways

Posted by Chaz  /   September 12, 2006  /   Posted in Articles  /   Comments Off on 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 aircraft, one of the first airlines to buy the still developmental airplane.

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