From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Alan Meehan) Organization: National Microelectronics Research Centre, Ireland. Date: 03 Feb 95 01:47:28 References: 1
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John Dill (ak336@cleveland.Freenet.Edu) wrote: : Braniff Intl flew a B747-100 on it's Hawaii route and then Houston : to London. I believe the aircraft managed an incredible 15 hour per day : usage during it's years with Branniff. It was later sold to a charter : outfit I think, and now sits forlornly, stripped of engines, at an : airport in New York. : It may possibly be the highest time B747 around. Anyone know for sure? I have read that Sabena's 747-129 OO-SGA was the highest-time 747 on its retirement last year. The big orange went to Tower Air and was stored at JFK where I saw it in June 1992. I believe it has been scrapped, although I'm not sure of this.