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#BOAC (British Overseas Airways Corporation) launched Boeing 747 widebody transatlantic service in April 1971 between London and New York. #WidebodyAV #avgeek This tweet was posted on November 26, 2019.
@BAretrojets @flySFO The @British_Airways Boeing 747 (G-BYGC) painted in their classic #BOAC livery landed at SFO on Friday. We were able to capture a shot of this classic beauty! #avgeek This tweet was posted on March 04, 2019.
After many years of redesigning, the much-improved, lengthened, D.H. 106 Comet Mk. 4 was delivered to BOAC in 1958. Shortly after, the airline inaugurated regular transatlantic jet service from London to New York with one refueling stop in Newfoundland. #WingWednesday This tweet was posted on June 16, 2021.
BEA (British European Airways), was formed by the Civil Aviation Act of 1946 in Great Britain. #DefunctThursday #BEA #BOAC #AvGeek #BritishAirways This tweet was posted on February 24, 2022.
BEA inaugurated Comet 4B jetliner service to numerous destinations in Europe in April 1960. In 1974, BEA merged back with British Overseas Airways Corporation to form British Airways, the current flag carrier airline of the United Kingdom. #DefunctThursday #BEA #BOAC #AvGeek This tweet was posted on February 24, 2022.
BEA introduced the turboprop Vickers Viscount, the world’s first jet-powered airliner to enter service, in 1950 and inaugurated scheduled service in 1953. #DefunctThursday #BEA #BOAC #AvGeek #BritishAirways This tweet was posted on February 24, 2022.
Britain's former international flag carrier airline, British Overseas Airways Corporation, or BOAC was founded #onthisday in 1939. In 1974, BOAC merged with British European Airways (BEA) to form @British_Airways. Did you ever fly on #BOAC? #avgeek #MuseumFromHome This tweet was posted on November 24, 2020.
Following Pan American World Airways’ introduction of the #Boeing 747 in January 1970, #BOAC (British Overseas Airways Corporation) received the aircraft and launched transatlantic service in April 1971 between London and New York. #WidebodyAV #avgeek #MuseumFromHome This tweet was posted on April 07, 2020.
Founded #onthisday in 1924, Imperial Airways was the precursor to BOAC (British Overseas Airways Corporation), BEA (British European Airways), and British Airways. British Airways was also coincidentally founded on this day in 1974. Have you ever flown on British Airways? This tweet was posted on March 31, 2019.
In 1952, BOAC (British Overseas Airways Corporation) introduced the first jetliner into commercial service, the de Havilland Comet. #avgeek This tweet was posted on September 22, 2017.
In 1956, Pan American World Airways introduced the DC-7C and European carriers such as BOAC and SAS followed with their own orders. #WingWednesday This tweet was posted on June 02, 2021.
In 1958, BOAC inaugurated the airline’s first regular round-the-world service via San Francisco, Hong Kong, and Tokyo with the urboprop Britannia, developed and produced by the Bristol Aircraft Company. #AviationEvolutions This tweet was posted on November 09, 2018.
Not sure where you're going? BOAC's souvenir sign could help you find your way. http://t.co/DuozaWQh This tweet was posted on July 12, 2012.
Pan American Airways ordered six of the original version and six more 314A variants, three of which were sold before delivery to the British Overseas Airways Corporation (BOAC). #WingWednesday #avgeek This tweet was posted on March 17, 2021.
RT @SFOMuseum: @BAretrojets @flySFO The @British_Airways Boeing 747 (G-BYGC) painted in their classic #BOAC livery landed at SFO on Friday.… This tweet was posted on March 04, 2019.
South African Airways partnered with #BOAC for joint service in the 1950s. Have you ever been to #SouthAfrica? #traveltuesday This tweet was posted on April 25, 2017.
The #Boeing 747 offered the airline a comfortable, roomy, and luxurious cabin interior. In an advertisement, #BOAC proclaimed “you will hardly believe you're in an aircraft.” #WidebodyAV #avgeek #MuseumFromHome This tweet was posted on April 07, 2020.
The #Vickers VC10 could carry over 150 passengers and was one of the fastest subsonic jetliners produced. Operated by #BOAC, the #VC10 achieved the shortest average transatlantic flight time between London and New York. #AviationEvolutions This tweet was posted on June 29, 2018.
The 747 offered #BOAC a far more comfortable, roomy, and luxurious option compared to the narrow-body Vickers VC10. It also had a capacity that was more than double that of the VC10 or the Boeing 707. Did you ever fly on a BOAC 747? #WidebodyAV #avgeek This tweet was posted on November 26, 2019.
The British Overseas Airways Corporation (BOAC) was founded by an Act of the British Parliament #onthisday in 1939. #avgeek #aviationhistory This tweet was posted on November 24, 2016.
📸 1/2: photo: BOAC, D.H.106 Comet prototype; c. 1951 Gift of M.D. Klaas 2018.112.0202 brochure: BOAC, D.H.106 Comet; c. 1952 Gift of the William Hough Collection 2007.011.260 poster: BOAC, Comet Mk. 4; c. 1960 Anonymous gift 2016.121.002 This tweet was posted on June 16, 2021.
📸 1/3: photograph: BOAC (British Overseas Airways Corporation), de Havilland D.H. 106 Comet prototype; c. 1951 Gift of M.D. Klaas 2018.112.0202 This tweet was posted on July 27, 2021.
📸 2/2: BOAC, D.H.106 Comet Mk. 4; 1960s Gift of Mark F. Adams Collection 2001.106.112 model: BEA, D.H.106 Comet Mk. 4B; 1985 Gift of and made by Jim Lund 2012.150.013 This tweet was posted on June 16, 2021.
📸 2/3: postcard: BOAC (British Overseas Airways Corporation), de Havilland D.H.106 Comet Mk. 4; 1960s Gift of Mark F. Adams Collection 2001.106.112 photographic negative: de Havilland DH-60 Gipsy Moth in flight; c. 1930 (reproduced c. 07/1999) 1995.53.096 b This tweet was posted on July 27, 2021.
📸 3/3: BOAC DC-7C; c. 1957 Anonymous gift 2016.105.015 Braniff DC-7C; c. 1957 Gift of George Gayuski 2001.082.182 Northwest DC-7C cabin; c. 1957 Gift of M.D. Klaas 2018.112.0290 This tweet was posted on June 02, 2021.