Retrojets

Wes Bushell and Mark Broadbent report on British Airways bringing back the livery of its forerunner companies

Boeing 747-436 G-BYGC (c/n 25923), pictured at a gloomy Heathrow, is the first of four British Airways aircraft to be repainted as retrojets as part of the carrier’s centenary celebrations.
All photos Wes Bushell unless stated
Airbus A319-131 G-EUPJ (msn 1232) now wears the famous BEA scheme with the red square.

ON FEBRUARY 18, 2019, British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BYGC (c/n 25923) left the International Aerospace Coatings (IAC) hangar at Dublin Airport in Ireland wearing the historic livery of the British Overseas Airways Corporation (BOAC).

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