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Any AC L-1011s Or Classic 747 Shredded?  
User currently offlineBmacleod From Canada, joined Aug 2001, 2195 posts, RR: 0
Posted (5 years 9 months 3 weeks 6 days 12 hours ago) and read 1796 times:

Just wondering if there are any pictures of former AC L-1011s or 747-100/200s in Mojave being shredded or broken up.

Most former AC 727s went to Fedex and are still flying but a few were probably broken up. Most DC-9s are still baking in the desert or so it seems.


The engine is the heart of an airplane, but the pilot is its soul.
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User currently offlineNA From Germany, joined Dec 1999, 10358 posts, RR: 11
Reply 1, posted (5 years 9 months 3 weeks 6 days 11 hours ago) and read 1751 times:

Just search the database. You´ll find some pictures for sure. I´ve seen more than I like to.

User currently offline474218 From United States of America, joined Oct 2005, 6340 posts, RR: 9
Reply 2, posted (5 years 9 months 3 weeks 6 days 11 hours ago) and read 1670 times:

Because every L-1011 Air Canada owned was either leased or sold to another airline, only one, s/n 1047 (C-FTNF), was broken up in Air Canada livery. s/n 1047 was returned from lease by Air Lanka and put back into Air Canada service prior to it being broken up.

Here is a picture of s/n 1047 just prior to its demise.


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User currently offlineIrobertson From Canada, joined Apr 2006, 601 posts, RR: 3
Reply 3, posted (5 years 9 months 3 weeks 6 days 10 hours ago) and read 1598 times:

If you want to see an AC L1011-500 still flying, go to Kinshasa and see Hewa Bora's L1011. Shame that the EU blacklist prevents them from flying into Brussels and Paris like they used to.

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