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More: USA - California, November 13, 2005
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G-AWNG (cn 20269/150) One of the few places in the world where you can seat on the cockpit of a B747 and play with the controls. This a/c was delivered to BOAC on 8th Sept, 1971. It was scrapped at Roswell in 1999. After that the nose section was trucked to SQL to be a part of the Hiller Aviation Museum.
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A visitor from United States posted Thu February 23, 2012:
High resolution picture, but I want to see further in.

A visitor from - posted Wed February 9, 2011:
They started with nothing but a dogfight on their P40

A visitor from United States posted Tue January 17, 2006:
The crispness, sharpness and brightness of this photo, in addition to its size, made me feel as if I was stepping into an actual cockpit. The image even looked spectacular in its thumbnail version, which originally caught my eye. The brightness of the full sized image really brings this cockpit to life and it looks as if it was handling her business at 45K ft. You could almost hear the thirty years of stories this cockpit has to tell. This fantastic photo is now my desktop image.

A visitor from United States posted Wed January 4, 2006:
A nice reminder that pilots used to fly the heavy metal without all the digital assist they have now.

A visitor from France posted Thu December 29, 2005:
Very nice shoot! A part of aviation history is here. Very nice conservation state. It feel like she are ready to take off again...

A visitor from Brazil posted Thu December 29, 2005:
Beautiful old stuff !!!!!!!!

A visitor from United States posted Thu December 29, 2005:
What a great angle!!

A visitor from Germany posted Wed December 28, 2005:
Great.

A visitor from Ireland posted Wed December 28, 2005:
What a great cockpit. I was fortunate to be in a BA 747-200 cockpit 4 years ago.

A visitor from France posted Wed December 28, 2005:
How old can be the instrument?!?!I prefer new 747's cockpits with LCD screen,etc...it's nice to see how cockpit were in the past...

A visitor from United States posted Wed December 28, 2005:
Nice picture I like the angle Im amazed how well that bird has been preserved.

A visitor from Uruguay posted Wed December 28, 2005:
That's a piece of history, That airliner hadn't been seen in Argentina since the 70's

A visitor from Finland posted Wed December 28, 2005:
Very good picture from cockpit I like it =)

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