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Re: B747-SP for sale, just $9.5m

Thu Aug 30, 2018 10:48 am

ATA L1011 wrote:
777PHX wrote:
Cunard wrote:
To all those fantasises here on a.net who think it's a great idea to purchase this particular B747SP (ridiculous to say the least) I've got news for you all.....this aircraft won't be sold for further service and anyone who thinks otherwise are deluded, she will stay in situ until she is either bought by a scrapper or flown to another destination to lay idle and neglected and eventually rotting away.


You must be a hit at parties with that stick up your ass.

I don't think anyone here has any expectation that they will be purchasing this aircraft. It's a topic for conversation, nothing more.


:bigthumbsup:

Well said, it's just everyone having fun with the topic at hand ;-) !


It's strange that you mentioned parties, only the other day well Monday actually when a friend of mine said to me at another party we were at that my house parties are always the best, perhaps it's because the drugs are always freely available at mine -)
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Re: B747-SP for sale, just $9.5m

Thu Aug 30, 2018 12:32 pm

Cunard wrote:
ATA L1011 wrote:
777PHX wrote:


perhaps it's because the drugs are always freely available at mine -)

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Re: B747-SP for sale, just $9.5m

Thu Aug 30, 2018 12:43 pm

AA777223 wrote:
Cunard wrote:
ATA L1011 wrote:

perhaps it's because the drugs are always freely available at mine -)

#Klassy :?


Thanks I'm glad someone responded :-)
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Re: B747-SP for sale, just $9.5m

Thu Aug 30, 2018 1:12 pm

Delta757MD88 wrote:
There is also a 21 year old 343 for 9 million. https://www.controller.com/listings/air ... irbus-a340

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Re: B747-SP for sale, just $9.5m

Thu Aug 30, 2018 9:52 pm

gzm wrote:
This aircraft should be donated to Boeing for the Museum in Seattle in exchange for something. I think they will be delighted to have it as part of a deal.

Your statement about this aircraft is the best and most intelligent made in this blog........ :old:
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Re: B747-SP for sale, just $9.5m

Thu Aug 30, 2018 11:18 pm

Maybe the Sands Corp would want it ? (doubtful) . I thought P&W JT9's are getting hard to get parts for. There is a very small market for such a plane. Good luck. They're gonna need it.
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Re: B747-SP for sale, just $9.5m

Thu Aug 30, 2018 11:21 pm

While we're imagining things, let's buy it if and only if we can get special dispensation from regulators to ignore the service ceiling. Flying an airliner up at FL490, where the SP is supposedly capable of cruising if it weren't for that pesky service ceiling, would be a trip.
 
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Re: B747-SP for sale, just $9.5m

Fri Aug 31, 2018 3:41 am

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Anybody know why it's parked in Kelowna British Columbia? Is that where the C check is being done?

It’s been sitting there since May. Rumour was that it was bought, flown to KF Aerospace for some modifications and a repaint.
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Re: B747-SP for sale, just $9.5m

Sun Sep 02, 2018 3:16 am

gzm wrote:
This aircraft should be donated to Boeing for the Museum in Seattle in exchange for something. I think they will be delighted to have it as part of a deal.

This idea of donating it to Boeing's Museum of Flight is the best that can be done with this aircraft. :old:
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Re: B747-SP for sale, just $9.5m

Sun Sep 02, 2018 4:53 am

NWAROOSTER wrote:
gzm wrote:
This aircraft should be donated to Boeing for the Museum in Seattle in exchange for something. I think they will be delighted to have it as part of a deal.

This idea of donating it to Boeing's Museum of Flight is the best that can be done with this aircraft. :old:

The first move should come from Boeing. This aircraft will attract visitors like a swarm of bees who will want to see what a real executive 747 looks like and admire the luxury of the interior. Boeing should be able to repay in kind, say, a brand- new 787. It would de a nice deal and a shame to lose such a bargain!
 
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Re: B747-SP for sale, just $9.5m

Sun Sep 02, 2018 5:27 am

Time to win the powerball lottery. Will be enough to cover her maintenance. Can even live in her permanemtly.
 
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Re: B747-SP for sale, just $9.5m

Wed Oct 03, 2018 12:02 am

VP-BAT was scheduled to depart YLW today, but has been postponed until tomorrow (Oct 3) between 1200 and 100pm, it'll be flying directly to YHM.
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Re: B747-SP for sale, just $9.5m

Wed Oct 03, 2018 1:27 am

Will there be repainting for the new operator?
 
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Re: B747-SP for sale, just $9.5m

Wed Oct 03, 2018 1:52 am

What would the typical annual maintenance of this bird be if you flew it ~500 hours/ year as a Private Jet.

What is the typical fuel burn on this bird if you were to fly it on a typical flight ie. JFK-PBI?
 
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Re: B747-SP for sale, just $9.5m

Wed Oct 03, 2018 2:23 am

Unless it’s moves in the last 2 days, the aircraft has sat on the same spot on the apron the whole time it was at YLW. It was supposed to get a repaint but it looks just the same as it did when it arrived minus the yellow on the tail.
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