Aviation Photo #1814360 Boeing 747-136 - British Airways

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Engineers are positioning an intake guard around number 4 engine in preparation for a low power engine run.
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    Steve Fitzgerald
    British Airways
    Boeing 747-136
    Boeing 747-100
    Boeing 747-100
    Boeing
    20271
    172
    G-AWNI
    London - Heathrow
    England
    United Kingdom
    May 13, 1980
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Anonymous
6 years ago
I got very excited when I saw the thumbnail as I thought BA had sneaked a super special retro livery out on a 747, once the initial disappointment has gone that this is a 100 and not a 400, I have to say a fantastic image and well done.

Matt
MWHCVT
Anonymous
6 years ago
Beautiful photo. How I wish I could have taken photos of planes like this. ***** Wayne C.
Anonymous
6 years ago
Agreed. I had exactly the same reaction to the thumbnail. A 744 would look superb dressed up like this. A great photo, nonetheless. Of all the shots on this site from bygone days, I think the ones from LHR move me the most.
Anonymous
6 years ago
Love the photo and i agree they should have a retro livery! to be honest i think it looks alot better than new livery
Anonymous
6 years ago
I also thought it was a retro paint on a BA 744. Disappointing, but still a nice picture...
Anonymous
6 years ago
Nigeria Airways 707-300 is also in the picture. That scheme would look sound on todays jets as well.
Anonymous
6 years ago
Photographs of airliners undergoing maintenance are invariably intriguing. This view is important, as it records this particular 747 in a hybrid colour scheme almost seven years after repainting the fleet into BA livery began: colours are standard but with the original BOAC dark blue cheat-line still in place. Also noteworthy is that the upper deck has not yet been modified to replace its three windows with a full row. Thank you for posting it...
Anonymous
6 years ago
Simply beautiful...
Anonymous
4 years ago
Very nice photo !

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