|Quoting United_fan (Reply 1):|
I'm sure 15 years in the desert sun wasn't kind to the rubber!
|Quoting SmithAir747 (Reply 4):|
Once or twice a year I travel from my hometown (Fort Wayne, IN (FWA)) to London, UK, for schooling at King's College London. (I'm studying to be a craniofacial-anomalies research doctor). A private 747SP would
|Quoting Jerald01 (Reply 8):|
make a GREAT mobile hospital facility where good folks like yourself could go into areas of the world and make available your skills and expertise to handle medical situations that can't be taken care of by the local people. Kings College could probably pick this plane up for a reasonable price (since Great Britain was one of the coalition that "liberated" Iraq, they could probably arrange to get it for a steal... pun intended.)
|Quoting EI321 (Reply 9):|
Nice model. BA had a very similar scheme in the world tails livery series, you might be interested in it.
|Quoting Acabgd (Reply 6):|
Wouldn't the fact that the aircraft was stored in the desert be actually beneficial to the state of the frame? I mean as in storing in Mojave or Marana.
|Quoting A300 (Reply 23):|
There were two different Iraqi SPs. The original one was from the early 1980s which was a VIP aircraft. The second one was an ex-airliner (I think Mandarin) that was donated by a Qatari in the early part of this decade and was used on passenger services by Iraqi Airways.
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