EDITION #5 Boeing 747-400 G-CIVE

Details

Boeing 747-400
Reg: G-CIVE
MSN: 27350
Name: City of Sunderland
Airlines: British Airways/British Asia Airways

Photo courtesy of Thomas Moloney (G-CIVE in previous livery colours)

Description

This edition is extra special. Our latest release is the Boeing 747-400 and British Airways took delivery way back in 1994. G-CIVE was then leased to British Asia Airways, given the name “City of Sunderland” and painted in the iconic Landor livery with a slight difference! The tailfin had Chinese characters which translated to ‘British Asia’ instead of the quartered union flag and coat of arms. After flying the skies, the aircraft returned and was updated with union livery.

The real special element to this wonderful giant is that it took part in Dreamflight, a UK charity that changes children’s lives. They do this by taking children with a serious illness or disability, on the holiday of a lifetime to Florida.

The massive 747 would take the children across the Atlantic to have the time of their lives. It was and still is a remarkable gesture.

In its lifetime, this aircraft flew 13,356 flights covering 117,086 hours. That’s around 55 million miles![1]

Grab yours exclusively at www.Partofaplane.com with worldwide shipping. UK P&P FREE!


There are multiple products we’re creating from as much material as possible. Stay tuned for updates.

Limited Edition key chain: 200 pieces

Colour OptionsTotal Quantities
Total200
Blue144
White37
Bi-Colour (Blue/white) (take from the airlines name)19
No. 001 & 200 (not sold) & 068 (Competition piece)

Limited Edition Stringer sections: 8 pieces

DimensionsNumberSpecial notes
H:3.3cm W:6.5cm L:24.5cm01/08Longest
H:3.3cm W:6.5cm L:19.5cm02/08
H:3.3cm W:6.5cm L:18.5cm03/08Extra riveted backing plate
H:3.3cm W:6.5cm L:14.2cm04/08
H:3.3cm W:6.5cm L:3.5cm05/08Shortest
H:3.3cm W:6.5cm L:19.2cm06/08
H:3.3cm W:6.5cm L:17.7cm07/09
H:3.3cm W:6.5cm L:14.8cm08/08
All pieces have blue fuselage skin attached to them

Limited Edition coasters: 3 sets (4 pieces) – Coming soon!

Colour OptionsTotal Quantities
Total3
Blue with Red felt backing4 pieces
1 set comprises of 4 coasters

Special Notes:

You can also read more about what happened to British Asia Airways here in an article by Emily Derrick from Simply Flying.


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