Posts Tagged ‘Boeing 747-8F’


So Long, Senior Fleet

Today marks the end of an era as Hong Kong-based Cathay Pacific Airways flies its last scheduled passenger 747-400 flight and retires the final 3 aircraft. Columnist Justin Schlecter takes a look back at his 7 years spent flyin...
by Justin Schlechter


Anything You Can Do, I Can Do Better! A Pilot’s Perspective of the B747-8F

In the Broadway Musical “Annie Get Your Gun”, Annie Oakley bellows in the final scene “Anything you can do, I can do better! I can do anything better than you!” If airplanes could talk, I’m pretty sure that Boeing’s...
by Justin Schlechter

The first Boeing 747-8 Freighter for Cargolux. (Photo by Boeing)

John Denver Dies In a Plane Crash, Boeing Delivers First 747-8 Freighter: October 12 in Aviation History

Singer John Denver dies in a plane crash, Boeing delivers the first 747-8, Air Force One has a near miss, and more...
by NYCAviation Staff


A Nippon Cargo Airlines Boeing 747-8 Freighter takes off from Paine Field in Everett, Wash. (Photo by Boeing/Tim Stake)

Nippon Cargo Airlines Receives First Boeing 747-8 Freighter

Nippon Cargo Airlines last week received its first Boeing 747-8 Freighter, becoming the Japanese launch customer for the new aircraft.
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Atlas Air's fourth Boeing 747-8F (N850GT) wears a Panalpina livery. (Photo by Boeing)

Boeing’s 20th 747-8 Delivery Wears Panalpina Livery

Atlas will operate the new plane on behalf of Swiss freight company Panalpina, whose livery is painted on the new jet. A second 747-8F yet to be delivered will also wear the Panalpina livery.
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