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BA retired B747 G-BYGA : The Upper Deck Experience

BA retired B747 G-BYGA : The Upper Deck Experience

Old Nov 24, 2022, 8:18 am
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BA retired B747 G-BYGA : The Upper Deck Experience

Flew CW , LAX-LHR on this frame , but was in lower cabin. Day off work today thought I’d have a afternoon here








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Old Nov 24, 2022, 8:24 am
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Very nice! It looks like it's worth a visit.

Edit: by the way, it might be worth adding 'Upper Deck Experience' to the thread title, maybe.
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Old Nov 24, 2022, 8:26 am
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Originally Posted by TedToToe
Very nice! It looks like it's worth a visit.
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Old Nov 24, 2022, 1:27 pm
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Originally Posted by mwp1
Flew CW , LAX-LHR on this frame , but was in lower cabin. Day off work today thought I’d have a afternoon here








may I also add, 64 A and K didn’t make the cut

also a little gift shop there were I got myself one of these😁

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Old Nov 24, 2022, 1:33 pm
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Here's a link to the website:
https://www.thedeck747.com/
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Old Nov 24, 2022, 1:36 pm
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Here's a link to the website:
https://www.thedeck747.com/
Id of really likes to of done the flight sim experience , but they make me dizzy as we use them at my work for train driver training
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Old Dec 5, 2022, 1:03 pm
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How random - I saw this in a newspaper story the other day advertising the experience, and today (after much digging and help from LCY8737 ) that this was also the first aircraft I flew business class on to New York in 2018!
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Old Dec 5, 2022, 10:38 pm
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Wonder why they removed the CRT screens?
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Old Dec 6, 2022, 12:30 am
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Wonder why they removed the CRT screens?
Parts value in B747s still flying I guess - mainly the freighters.
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Old Dec 6, 2022, 11:01 am
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All the ife screens got stripped out too
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Old Dec 6, 2022, 11:41 am
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Got a bit of it at home…one of the very windows from my seat, 2A, on my last 747 flight in BA First…
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Old Dec 6, 2022, 1:50 pm
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Shame about 64 A and K Otherwise, this all really brings back the memories (though I don't recall all that tinsel!).

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Old Jan 1, 2023, 5:34 pm
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G-BYGA AKA The Deck…

Wasting time on TikTok this evening (I know, I know…) I found this:

https://www.thedeck747.com/

Seems the company purchased ano cut off the top deck of G-BYGA and have turned it into a 747 experience, up in Manchester. They also have a flight simulator which, although nothing like the old ones over in Hatton Cross, might still appeal to some people.
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