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More: Air Mauritius
More: Boeing 747SP-44
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More: International Airspace, February 1989
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3B-NAJ (cn 21132/280) FL 410 over Indian Ocean - flight MRU/SIN - Scan from print
More: Charles-Henri Fontaine
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A visitor from United Kingdom posted Mon January 24, 2011:
No crew rest at the time!! :) This picture brings back memories when i used to fly to Europe on the 747 SP as a young kid... great!

A visitor from South Africa posted Fri December 5, 2008:
First time I've seen a Captain having a nap ;-)

A visitor from South Africa posted Fri September 12, 2008:
Wow, is this the old SAA crew filling in for MK or is it the original Air Mauritius crew.

A visitor from Mauritius posted Sun August 31, 2008:
Thrust levers are not level with each other (staggered) probably to maintain same N1/EPR value on each engine. See how all the needles on the center console are pointing more or less in the same direction. Would not be the case had all the thrust levers been on the same setting. This usually happens when some of the engines are older than the others, or maybe some mechanical glitch on the thrust lever system itself.

Beautiful picture. Didn't think there were flight deck shots of MK 747SP's on this site. Keep 'em coming :)

A visitor from Portugal posted Thu August 28, 2008:
Very nice! so many buttons and knobs

A visitor from United States posted Thu August 28, 2008:
Curious arrangement of throttle positions, crosswind compensation perhaps?

A visitor from Mauritius posted Thu August 28, 2008:
Superb i love it.
I wished i had been on the SP once...but no luck...
charles...if you have more classics of air mauritius...please post them mate!!!

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