What Happened To Air Canada’s Boeing 747's?
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Recently they published a story detailing the fate of all the Boeing 747's that have flown in the Air Canada or Canadian Airlines fleets. I have written about B-747's a few times but I always enjoy re-visiting them for up to date information on where they are now.
Surprisingly, there remains one aircraft still in service. Original registration C-GAGM (Fin # 342) is still registered with Dubai Air Wing / Royal Flight under registration A6-COM for VIP service and is approaching 30 years of service.
The Simple Flying article accounts for 14 aircraft but does seem to omit one; registration C-FCRA (Fin # 882) delivered to Canadian Airlines in February of 1991 and named for
References and additional Information:
My other Boeing 747 NetLetter articles:
Boeing 747-100 "The Classic" - Issue #1323
Boeing 747- 400 - Issue #1340
Delivery of C-GMWW – Canada’s first B747-400 - Issue #1392
Dubai Air Wing / Royal Flight -registration A6-COM