This is topic Who's 707 is that in the background? in forum TWA at Smilin' Jack.
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Posted by Subsonic Transport (Member # 2139) on
The logo on the tail looks familiar but I don't remember it. Frankly, I don't remember where I took the photo from so I can't quote the source....yet.
Posted by PITbeast (Member # 108) on
You're looking at a BOAC (British Overseas Airways Corporation) 707. The logo is a stylized bird flying real fast.
When I was working in the Gulf and there was nothing better to do on the midnight shift but listen to the ATC frequency I heard the controllers use the call sign "Speedbird" followed by flight number, e.g. Speedbird 27. By then, BOAC had renamed itself as British Airways.
Posted by louburns (Member # 1923) on
That BA, a 400 series meaning it had RR Conway engines.
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