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C/n 803 - G-ARTA
C/n 804 - G-ARVA - 5N-ABD
C/n 805 - G-ARVB
C/n 806 - G-ARVC - ZA144
C/n 807 - G-ARVE
C/n 808 - G-ARVF
C/n 809 - G-ARVG - ZA141
C/n 810 - G-ARVH
C/n 811 - G-ARVI - ZA142
C/n 812 - G-ARVJ - ZD493
C/n 813 - G-ARVK - ZA143
C/n 814 - G-ARVL - ZA140
C/n 815 - G-ARVM
C/n 819 - G-ASIW - 7Q-YKH
C/n 820 - G-ASIX - A4O-AB
C/n 823 - 9G-ABO
C/n 824 - 9G-ABP
C/n 825 - G-ATDJ - XX914
C/n 826 - XR806
C/n 827 - XR807
C/n 828 - XR808
C/n 829 - XR809
C/n 830 - XR810
C/n 831 - XV101
C/n 832 - XV102
C/n 833 - XV103
C/n 834 - XV104
C/n 835 - XV105
C/n 836 - XV106
C/n 837 - XV107
C/n 838 - XV108
C/n 839 - XV109
C/n 851 - G-ASGA - ZD230
C/n 852 - G-ASGB
C/n 853 - G-ASGC
C/n 854 - G-ASGD
C/n 855 - G-ASGE
C/n 856 - G-ASGF
C/n 857 - G-ASGG - ZD235
C/n 858 - G-ASGH
C/n 859 - G-ASGI
C/n 860 - G-ASGJ
C/n 861 - G-ASGK
C/n 862 - G-ASGL - ZD240
C/n 863 - G-ASGM - ZD241
C/n 864 - G-ASGN
C/n 865 - G-ASGO
C/n 866 - G-ASGP - ZD242
C/n 867 - G-ASGR
C/n 881 - 5X-UVA
C/n 882 - 5H-MMT - ZA147
C/n 883 - 5Y-ADA - ZA148
C/n 884 - 5X-UVJ - ZA149
C/n 885 - 5H-MOG - ZA150

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C/n 860 - G-ASGJ

Timeline

Date  
22 February 1967 First flight.
3 March 1967 Delivery to BOAC as G-ASGJ.
10 May 1967 Operated BA212 from London to Cairo, Kuwait and Bahrain.
27-29 May 1967 Operated BA567/568 London to Montreal, Chicago and back.
29 May 1970 Operated BA536 from New York via Boston to Prestwick, followed by a ferry to London.
1 April 1974 Ownership transferred to British Airways.
16-17 April 1975 Operated BA061 from Paris-Orly to Nairobi.
9 May 1975 Operated BA910 from Seychelles to Colombo.
11-12 May 1975 Operated BA910 from Colombo to Hong Kong.
14 April 1980
Ferried to Prestwick for storage.
3 April 1981 Sold to the RAF, serial ZD238 allocated.
8 May 1981
Ferried from Prestwick to Abingdon. Hours flown at time of retirement: 47925 hrs.
27 May 1981 Registration G-ASGJ cancelled, 'To RAF'.
April 1987 Scrapped at Abingdon.

Photos


Photo collection J. Hieminga via R. Thurston

Photo collection J. Hieminga via R. Thurston

Photo collection J. Hieminga

Photo collection J. Hieminga

1. G-ASGJ parked at the gate at Manchester Airport.
2. Taxiing past an Alitalia DC-8.
3. Photos like this one are difficult to interpret, I don't know which airfield this is.
4. At a guess, this photo was taken at Heathrow.


Photo collection J. Hieminga via R. Thurston

Photo B. Cooper

Photo G. Hall

Photo collection J. Hieminga

1. Super VC10 G-ASGJ taking off in the 'Negus' scheme.
2. Bob Cooper encountered G-ASGJ in Nairobi when it needed a new engine no.4, sometime in 1975 or 1976.
3. The first Officer on BA 648 as seen on the flight deck of G-ASGJ in 1977.
4. Taxiing at London Heathrow in its British Airways colours.


Photo collection J. Hieminga via C. Knott
     

1. After a period being stored at Prestwick, ZD238 was also ferried to Abingdon where the airframe remained until it was scrapped in 1987.

Colourschemes

BOAC Second version of BOAC 'Golden Speedbird' scheme, golden edge on cheatline removed and cheatline now arcs smoothly down towards the nose without the step of the previous scheme.
BOAC/BA As above but with British Airways titles on the forward fuselage.
BA First British Airways ('Negus') scheme, white over dark blue fuselage with grey wings. Top of fin and stabilizer in red with Union Jack section. British Airways titles and small Speedbird on front fuselage.

 

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