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Old 10-20-2021, 08:45 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Default Re: BA B747-100 First Flight G-AWNJ

Really misleading, it is good to note that British Airways was created on 31 March 1974.

I remember that because of a row with its Flight Engineers, the first aircraft delivered to BOAC were grounded at LHR, the engines being removed.

Simply the first engines, PW JT9D-3A had a few problems, mainly engine stalls, and there was a high demand for spare engines to keep aircraft of other airlines flying.

Jean Pierre.
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