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Visit BA’s ‘Landor’ Boeing 747 at Dunsfold Park Aerodrome on 26th June

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British Airways may have retired its Boeing 747 fleet but, as we reported last year, a few aircraft will live on.

One of these is the ‘Landor’ Boeing 747, so-called because it features the historic livery designed by the Landor agency. This livery was used between 1984 and 1997. The aircraft, registration G-BNLY, was repainted as part of the ‘BA 100’ centenary celebrations.

British Airways Boeing 747 Landor tour at Dunsfold Aerodrome

Tour the ‘Landor’ on 26th June

The ‘Landor’ Boeing 747 is being given a new lease of life at Dunsfold Park Aerodrome in Surrey.

On 26th June, you have your first chance to visit the aircraft.

To quote the website:

“We are please to offer you the first ever opportunity to get onboard and to photograph a British Airways 747 since retirement. Get up close and personal, explore the exterior in detail, roam around and get those up close photos that you can’t ever get of a commercial jet. Then get onboard and visit the cockpit, the various classes of cabin. Take all those photos, videos and selfies onboard the one and only Landor 747 BA100 anniversary jet.”

The site will be open between noon and 5pm and you can arrive whenever you want. There will be aviation-related stalls available and outdoor catering.

Children are welcome but under 12’s must be accompanied at all times. There is no charge for children under 10.

Tickets cost £25 per person and can be purchased here.

Experience the ‘Landor’ at sunset

There is a more private evening event too

To cater primarily for those who wish to take photographs of the aircraft without other people being in the way, Dunsfold is running an evening event on the same day.

Running from 6pm to 10pm, it costs £40 per ticket. You will be allowed to tour the aircraft before the door are closed and the cabins cleared. You will then be able to take exterior shots as the sun goes down without any obstructions.

The event includes a barbeque – it isn’t clear is this is included in the price.

Tickets for the evening event can be found here.


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Comments (28)

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  • RogerC says:

    Day tickets sold out.

  • Nick says:

    If you want a nice pub with a good sized garden on your trip, check out The Sun Inn on Dunsfold Common Road. Great Ham, egg & chips! I don’t know about the likes of COVID availability, but it’s only just down the road.

  • AndyS says:

    Seems to have sold out already.

  • Oh! Matron! says:

    Am I the only one who wants to climb in the wheel wells, cargo compartments, the fabled crew compartment and go up and down in the lift?

  • David S says:

    I flew Economy to Aruba on a KLM 747 and Economy is downstairs all the way to very front of the plane. With the older airbridges you really did think you were going to enter the terminal via a short cut

  • Jan de W says:

    The Landor 747 visit day is sold out,; tickets still available for the £40 evening slot. Is this just a one-off and that’s it or do they plan further open days?

  • Dubious says:

    No need to micro-analyse – could reminiscence the old times instead by making your own YouTube video comparing how well they have recreated the First Class experience on the ground with the YouTube video one traveller made when in the air:
    https://www.businessinsider.in/check-out-a-filthy-and-disgusting-british-airways-first-class-seat/articleshow/45997916.cms

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