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"947" 747?

Wed Apr 25, 2007 8:03 am

I was at JFK today and saw a 747 on the cargo ramp with a red tail and the number "947" painted in white across the tail. Can anyone shed any light on this aircraft?

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RE: "947" 747?

Wed Apr 25, 2007 8:06 am

Evergreen 747-273C, N470EV. The 747 firetanker prototype which mostly hauls regular freight.
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RE: "947" 747?

Wed Apr 25, 2007 8:06 am

That's the Evergreen Supertanker prototype.
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RE: "947" 747?

Wed Apr 25, 2007 8:08 am

As above... Evergreen Supertanker. It comes up every now and again


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