Tag: British Overseas Airways Corporation

British Airways to paint Boeing 747 in retro BOAC Paint Scheme
The BOAC 747 will be the first aircraft to receive a popular design from British Airways’ past As part of its 100-year birthday, British Airways has announced on Jan. 21, 2019 it will be painting a Boeing 747 in the much-admired design of its predecessor British Overseas Airways Corporation (BOAC).
The story of the Hunter pilot who performed a flypast through Tower Bridge to mark RAF's 50th anniversary
"I'd had absolutely no idea that Tower Bridge would be there. It was easy enough to fly over it, but the idea of flying through the spans suddenly struck me. I had just ten seconds to grapple with the seductive proposition which few ground attack pilots of any nationality could have resisted. Years of fast low-level strike flying made...