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1970's London Gatwick Part 3 - The Jet Only Album

G-APFB Boeing 707-436 of BEA Airtours
on lease to Syrian Arab Airlines - 1974

G-APFB Boeing 707-436 of BEA Airtours on lease to Syrian Arab Airlines - This Picture was taken from the Laker ramp - 1974  - London Gatwick Airport

Photographic Copyright Caz Caswell © 1974-2009

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Powered by Rolls Royce Conway Engines and originally built for BOAC in 1960 who sold the the Aircraft to BEA Airtours in the early 1970's and seen here when on lease to Syrian Arab Airlines.
When British Airways formed in 1974, the year the above picture was taken, the Aircraft was operated by British Airtours. Eventually the Aircraft became part of the British Airways historic collection at RAF Cosford and was the sole surviving Conway Powered 707. Unfortunately when the decision was made to no longer continue with the collection, the Aircraft did not find a new home and was broken up at Cosford in April-May 2006, although the forward fuselage is with the Museum of Flight at East Fortune.

Another Picture of a Boeing 707-436 Series - This one in the 1970's Gatwick Airport - Part 2 Album:
G-APFK Boeing 707-436 of BEA Airtours - 1973

Related Links:
SyrianAir (Brand Name of Syrian Arab Airlines) Web Site and Syrian Arab Airlines - Wikipedia Entry

BEA Airtours/British Airtours Unofficial Tribute Site and British Airtours (formerly BEA Airtours) - Wikipedia Entry

For more about the Boeing 707 Family see:
Boeing History - 707/720 Commercial Transport
Boeing 707 - Wikipedia Entry
And specifically on G-APFB Boeing 707-436
G-APFB Boeing 707-436 - elettra Web Site

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