• HZ-HM1C new registration for Saudi Arabian

    Saudi Arabian arrived at SNN using a 747SP on January 16 2013, this time wearing a new registration: HZ-HM1C.
  • VP-BAT to be replaced ?

    A photo from the Boeing field of a B747-800 raises the concern if VP-BAT is to be replaced soon. As reported by PaineAirport.com this beautiful B747-800 recently flew at the Paine field. As you can see the colours, especially the tail is similar to that of VP-BAT. If you have ...
  • Iran Air winter schedule

    Iran Air has made few adjustments for its East Asia operation since the launch of Winter schedule from 28OCT12, which includes the following: Tehran – Beijing 28OCT12 – 31DEC12 1 weekly service suspended 01JAN13 – 30MAR13 Service to be resumed with 2 weekly flights, however reservation remains unavailable IR802 IKA1720 – 0520+1PEK ...
  • Pratt & Whitney PW1200G First Flight

    The Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1200G engine successfully completed its first flight on April 30 2012, launching the engine family’s flight test program.
  • Syrianair B747SP license revoked

    As we reported earlier, Syrianair was allowed to buy spares from the U.S.A. to make their 2 B747SP's operational again. This was a very positive decision made by Barack Obama. Unfortunately the recent situation in Syria have forced the U.S.A's Department of Commerce to revoke that export license. On May 18, ...
  • 2 Syrianair B747SP in Riyadh

    Syrianair B747SP in Riyadh

    Mrs. Ghaida Abdullatif, Syrian Arab Airlines Managing Director & CEO, visited AlSalam Aircraft Co to check the actual status of the project workflow for the first time after the Syrian Air 2 Boeing-747SP’s were inducted for heavy maintenance.
  • Syrianair B747SP to AlSalam

    AlSalam Aircraft Co wins the deal worth US$50 million. Alsalam will perform heavy maintenance D-Check and replace the landing gear at Alsalam’s facilities at King Khalid International Airport in Riyadh
  • Syrianair B747SP returns into service

    Syrianair will take both their B747SP back into service! The USA have given green light to export spare-parts required to repair the 2 B747SP operated by Syrianair, YK-AHA msn 21174 and YK-AHB msn 21175. Both Syrian B747SP's were grounded in Damascus and have been seen parked for a long time.  "Two ...
  • SOFIA First Flight

    L-3 Communications announced today that NASA's Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA), completed its first test flight following extensive aircraft modification and telescope integration at the company's L-3 Integrated Systems (L-3 IS) Waco, Texas facility.
  • 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.