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Virgin Atlantic 747 At SAT Today

Thu Oct 02, 2003 8:46 am

Does anyone know which of the four at Mojave was the one that arrived in San Antonio today?

Virgin Atlantic Airways 831P
Mojave (MHV) - San Antonio (SAT)
Boeing 747-200

According to the spotters lists, there are four Virgin 747s at Mohave
(all -200s)... G-VZZZ (full colours -219), G-VPUF (full colours -219),
G-VCAT (all white -267B), and G-VRUM (all white -267B).

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RE: Virgin Atlantic 747 At SAT Today

Thu Oct 02, 2003 9:13 am

Probably going to DEE HOWARD to be repainted or have some maintenance work done for a future owner. I toured this facility in 2000 and there was a lot of high tech gadgets in the hangar. The ANA pokemon plane was repainted back to ANA colors at this facility. They also painted DLs first MD-11 in the interim colors here.
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RE: Virgin Atlantic 747 At SAT Today

Thu Oct 02, 2003 3:37 pm

The aircraft would have been G-VCAT. It's going on to England to operate for European AirCharter. G-VRUM will follow on sunday.


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