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Boeing 747-400 (G-VROM)


"Barbarella" gets airborne after a short take off run positioning to Gatwick.


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Mark Thomas
Is this plane empty do you think? How much does a repositioning flight cost the airline? Could they fill it up and charge $50 a seat or something just to pay for fuel? I'd pay just for the hell of it!
Mark Thomas
It's a beautiful shot Milan!
Great photo of a classic aircraft. I agree with Mark Thomas. Looks like a lightweight max takeoff. I did that once out of ORD to EWR and we began at SEA. No fuel at ORD - lots of passengers got off and very few got on. Kind of knew a hot takeoff was on the books. What a hoot!
Milan MikacPhoto Uploader
Thanks for your comments guys. Yes aircraft empty minimum fuel for perhaps a 30min flight. Very impressive!
A.Levent Bekdik
My gentle giant, no matter full or empty she is beauty.
roland pfeifer
I agree with A.Levent Bekdik She is & always be a Gentle Giant. It is wonderful to watch it takeoff or land.
David Seider
Well done, Milan!

Beautiful aircraft, beautiful color scheme.

I'll never get enough of Virgin's "candy apple red" tails, cowlings, and winglets!
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Date Aircraft Origin Destination Departure Arrival Duration
15-Jul-2019 B744Hartsfield-Jackson Intl ()Manchester () 18:25 EDT 06:34 BST (+1) 7:09
15-Jul-2019 B744Manchester ()Hartsfield-Jackson Intl () 11:24 BST 14:08 EDT 7:43
14-Jul-2019 B744Hartsfield-Jackson Intl ()Manchester () 18:20 EDT 06:32 BST (+1) 7:12
14-Jul-2019 B744Manchester ()Hartsfield-Jackson Intl () 11:32 BST 14:29 EDT 7:56
13-Jul-2019 B744Hartsfield-Jackson Intl ()Manchester () 18:40 EDT 06:58 BST (+1) 7:18
13-Jul-2019 B744Manchester ()Hartsfield-Jackson Intl () 11:27 BST 14:22 EDT 7:54
12-Jul-2019 B744Orlando Intl ()Manchester () 19:30 EDT 08:03 BST (+1) 7:32
12-Jul-2019 B744Glasgow Int'l ()Orlando Intl () 12:55 BST 16:21 EDT 8:25
11-Jul-2019 B744Orlando Intl ()Glasgow Int'l () 21:19 EDT 09:34 BST (+1) 7:15
11-Jul-2019 B744Glasgow Int'l ()Orlando Intl () 14:55 BST 17:58 EDT 8:03
11-Jul-2019 B744London Gatwick ()Glasgow Int'l () 11:36 BST 12:56 BST 1:20
09-Jul-2019 B744Sangster Int'l ()London Gatwick () 18:57 EST 09:23 BST (+1) 8:26
09-Jul-2019 B744London Gatwick ()Sangster Int'l () 12:18 BST 15:13 EST 8:54
08-Jul-2019 B744Orlando Intl ()London Gatwick () 20:07 EDT 08:41 BST (+1) 7:33
08-Jul-2019 B744London Gatwick ()Orlando Intl () 13:48 BST 17:12 EDT 8:23
08-Jul-2019 B744Glasgow Int'l ()London Gatwick () 10:30 BST 11:43 BST 1:12
07-Jul-2019 B744Orlando Intl ()Glasgow Int'l () 19:45 EDT 07:53 BST (+1) 7:08
07-Jul-2019 B744Glasgow Int'l ()Orlando Intl () 12:14 BST 16:14 EDT 8:59
06-Jul-2019 B744Orlando Intl ()Glasgow Int'l () 19:26 EDT 07:49 BST (+1) 7:23
06-Jul-2019 B744Manchester ()Orlando Intl () 12:06 BST 15:05 EDT 7:58
05-Jul-2019 B744John F Kennedy Intl ()Manchester () 20:21 EDT 07:22 BST (+1) 6:00
05-Jul-2019 B744Manchester ()John F Kennedy Intl () 15:02 BST 16:36 EDT 6:33
05-Jul-2019 B744London Gatwick ()Manchester () 12:16 BST 13:02 BST 0:45
04-Jul-2019 B744Orlando Intl ()London Gatwick () 20:58 EDT 09:50 BST (+1) 7:52
04-Jul-2019 B744London Gatwick ()Orlando Intl () 13:41 BST 16:55 EDT 8:13
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