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VS @ DEN 10/27/10  
User currently offlineflynte From United States of America, joined Aug 2007, 39 posts, RR: 0
Posted (3 years 9 months 4 weeks 9 hours ago) and read 3972 times:

Virgin Atlantic's Tinker Belle arrived at DEN a little over an hour ago to pick up the Broncos. I was lucky enough to capture some pics when the aircraft touched down!










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User currently offlineflynte From United States of America, joined Aug 2007, 39 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (3 years 9 months 4 weeks 9 hours ago) and read 3968 times:

Should be 10/28/10... my apologies.

User currently offlinejfk777 From United States of America, joined Aug 2006, 8325 posts, RR: 7
Reply 2, posted (3 years 9 months 4 weeks 8 hours ago) and read 3899 times:
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Love how the Broncos have air stairs with their name and Logos.

User currently offlinejmy007 From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 598 posts, RR: 2
Reply 3, posted (3 years 9 months 4 weeks 7 hours ago) and read 3709 times:

Nice shots. Tinker Bell looks fantastic with the Indian Peaks in the back ground.


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User currently offline71Zulu From United States of America, joined Aug 2006, 3073 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (3 years 9 months 4 weeks 3 hours ago) and read 3436 times:

Here they go,

http://flightaware.com/live/flight/V...3/history/20101028/2145Z/KDEN/EGLL

Quoting flynte (Thread starter):
I was lucky enough to capture some pics when the aircraft touched down!

Beautiful pics!



The good old days: Delta L-1011s at MSY
User currently offlinebristolflyer From United Kingdom, joined May 2004, 2290 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (3 years 9 months 3 weeks 6 days 3 hours ago) and read 2965 times:

Why would they use a Virgin plane? Cos they gave them the best deal?


Fortune favours the brave
User currently offlineplanesailing From United Kingdom, joined Jul 2005, 816 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (3 years 9 months 3 weeks 6 days 3 hours ago) and read 2949 times:

Quoting bristolflyer (Reply 5):
Why would they use a Virgin plane? Cos they gave them the best deal?

Probably.

And look what happens when you give them the best deal.

http://www.google.co.uk/search?q=vir...la:en-GB:official&client=firefox-a

"Free" advertising.


User currently offlineN809FR From United States of America, joined Aug 2010, 182 posts, RR: 2
Reply 7, posted (3 years 9 months 3 weeks 6 days 3 hours ago) and read 2919 times:

Wish I had the time to make it down to DEN to see this bird when she was here. I wonder whether they put McDaniels in the hold with the rest of the junk they brought along or not.

User currently offlinebristolflyer From United Kingdom, joined May 2004, 2290 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (3 years 9 months 3 weeks 4 days 1 hour ago) and read 2645 times:

Quoting planesailing (Reply 6):
Probably.


Thanks. when I first posted my reply I assumed that the Broncos were going to a US destination - so it didn't make sense that VS were doing it. No I hear they're playing in England so I guess it makes more sense for VS to be carrying them.



Fortune favours the brave
User currently offlineyellowtail From United States of America, joined Jun 2005, 6091 posts, RR: 2
Reply 9, posted (3 years 9 months 3 weeks 3 days 8 hours ago) and read 2352 times:

Except that one would assume that the charter costs would be cheaper from a US based airline as you wouldn't have to ferry an empty aircraft across the Atlantic for p/up


When in doubt, hold on to your altitude. No-one has ever collided with the sky.
User currently offline71Zulu From United States of America, joined Aug 2006, 3073 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (3 years 9 months 3 weeks 3 days 7 hours ago) and read 2294 times:

Back in DEN,

http://flightaware.com/live/flight/V...4/history/20101101/1025Z/EGLL/KDEN



The good old days: Delta L-1011s at MSY
User currently offlineytib From United States of America, joined Nov 2004, 571 posts, RR: 1
Reply 11, posted (3 years 9 months 3 weeks 3 days 6 hours ago) and read 2216 times:

Quoting yellowtail (Reply 9):
Except that one would assume that the charter costs would be cheaper from a US based airline as you wouldn't have to ferry an empty aircraft across the Atlantic for p/up

You would have to ferry it back across after getting them across. One of the items up for debate here in Denver is why didn't the Broncos go earlier like the 49ers. There isn't an airline that would want a plane sitting somewhere a few days, let alone a week.


User currently offline71Zulu From United States of America, joined Aug 2006, 3073 posts, RR: 0
Reply 12, posted (3 years 9 months 3 weeks 2 days 23 hours ago) and read 2033 times:

Arrival back at DEN for G-VWOW,

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pSkYBhpylKg

Quoting ytib (Reply 11):
One of the items up for debate here in Denver is why didn't the Broncos go earlier like the 49ers.

The 49ers only went early because the NFL scheduled an east coast road game right before London. If they would have had a home game like the Broncos, they would have left later.



The good old days: Delta L-1011s at MSY
User currently offlineADent From United States of America, joined Dec 2006, 1369 posts, RR: 2
Reply 13, posted (3 years 9 months 3 weeks 2 days 21 hours ago) and read 1958 times:

Quoting yellowtail (Reply 9):
Except that one would assume that the charter costs would be cheaper from a US based airline as you wouldn't have to ferry an empty aircraft across the Atlantic for p/up

Then the USA carrier would have to leave the 747 sitting in LON for the whole time.


User currently offlineN809FR From United States of America, joined Aug 2010, 182 posts, RR: 2
Reply 14, posted (3 years 9 months 3 weeks 2 days 20 hours ago) and read 1941 times:

Quoting ADent (Reply 13):
Then the USA carrier would have to leave the 747 sitting in LON for the whole time.

They could probably add a repositioning flight into the schedule for two separate days if they had the slots theoretically.


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