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Delivering a brand new B777-300 to British Airways: G-STBF.

Delivering a brand new B777-300 to British Airways: G-STBF.

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Old Apr 3, 12, 7:00 pm
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Fantastic! And well done!
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Old Apr 3, 12, 7:13 pm
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Great stuff, Mr. P.! Thanks for all the great photos!
I look forward to seeing you back in the forward cabin on a future trip report.
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Old Apr 4, 12, 12:39 am
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Great stuff, Mr. P.! Thanks for all the great photos!
I look forward to seeing you back in the forward cabin on a future trip report.
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Old Apr 4, 12, 12:14 pm
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This was an incredible TR! Wicked photos. A real joy, well done. I have to check out the museum one day...
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Old Apr 5, 12, 9:38 pm
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Wow!! Amazing TR -- must have been such an amazing experience! Was there any F&B onboard -- I'd love to read about it (and of course would love photos ), if you have a minute
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Old Apr 6, 12, 5:30 pm
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Just another post to say that was an awesome TR.
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Old Apr 7, 12, 1:48 am
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Cool

That was an awesome report. Thank you
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Old Apr 7, 12, 7:54 pm
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We'll start at the Museum of Flight, just south of Seattle. This is also the location of Renton, the Boeing 737 plant.
The 737 factory is actually at RNT. The Museum of Flight, is at BFI, as is the completion facility.
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Old Apr 8, 12, 7:48 am
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Petrus, a superb report and an amazing array of images. I am very jealous. What a fantastic opportunity...you can tell me more about it next we meet (over a nice bottle of something...)
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Old Apr 9, 12, 10:45 am
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I literally have no words. Simply Amazing! Thank you so much for sharing your journey with us.
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Old Apr 26, 12, 1:45 am
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Superb.

So interesting to read, I love visiting aviation museums and maintenance facilities.

I have visited Marshall Aerospace and at the time they were maintaining and painting several C-130, C-130K Hercules. Fantastic to watch but Boeing must be the icing on the cake.

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Old Apr 26, 12, 6:55 am
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Possibly the most interesting TR I have ever read!!! Thank you.
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Old Aug 5, 12, 3:41 am
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Just to add: BBC have made a documentary about BAMC (British Airways Maintenance Cardiff) when a 747-400 is in for its D-CHECK.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x_yHtfGH0nI

It shows well what we experienced!
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Old Aug 5, 12, 4:19 am
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Such a shame those skilled engineers are forced to put yellow ageing plastic back in those cabins
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Old Aug 5, 12, 8:27 am
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I can't believe I haven't commented on this report until now - fantastic pictures of a not-often photographed part of the airline industry.

Having visited the BA Maintenance Base at LHR, I can appreciate the size of those places (but obviously Boeing's is a lot larger!).

How lucky to be on a delivery flight - and a BA one at that. It would've been nice had F and/or CW been fitted for the flight though
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