SOFIA damaged in Christchurch

SOFIA, the NASA operated 747SP N747NA ( cn: 21441 / 306 ), is down for maintenance after being damaged by a storm that affected...

SOFIA will end operations

NASA and its partners at the German Space Agency at the Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt (DLR) will conclude the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) mission, after a successful eight years of science. SOFIA will end operations no later than Sept. 30, 2022, at the conclusion of its current mission extension.

VQ-BMS Broken up

Las Vegas Sands 747SP VQ-BMS broken up at CWF.

N7477S listed as For Sale

The VIP configured 747SP N7477S c/n: 21648 is listed as for sale. The ex Qatar 747SP (VR-BAT, VP-BAT) is once...

Iran Air 747SP for sale

Iran Air is selling off 12 aircraft from their fleet. Along with B727's, A310's, B747-100, A300-B2K Iran Air is also...

747SP Damaged during maintenance

One of Las Vegas Sands 747SP aircraft has been damaged during maintenance

End is near for Global Peace One

Talks of scapping N4522V in TIJ


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The Luxair Confusion

Among photographers and slide collectors worldwide there's been a great confusion about the various Luxair aircraft. Same thing with some production list books /...

One Special Flight

This flight from Tehran turned out to be special... Back in 2005 I was on my way home again after spending a week in Iran,...

Memories from a 747SP crew

Bobak Radbin shares a video where his father, a retired Iran Air crew shares memories.As an ex Iran Air 747SP crewmember he has 2...

My first time on a 747SP

Flight report from my first flight in a 747SP. And why I offered my window seat to my girlfriend....

SOFIA hit by stairs in storm

The 747SP N747NA ( c/n: 21441 / 306 ) operated by NASA / SOFIA...

Hurricane Laura destroys VQ-BMS

VQ-BMS damaged while parked in hangar at CWF 2020-08-27The 747SP VQ-BMS ( c/n: 21649 /...

Wing struck gate at ARN

YK-AHB 747SP Syrian ( c/n: 21175 ) 11:th of December 2006. Damage: 1 meter hole in the left...

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Clipper Plymouth Rock

Did N538PA B747SP Pan Am ever wear the name "Clipper Plymouth Rock" ? Still not solved!




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Tommy Mogren
Passion 4 Aviation and the 747SP in particular. Photographer and video producer. YouTube | Viking Wings

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