RON DUPAS COLLECTION
No. 778. British Aircraft Corporation BAC One-Eleven 203AE (N1544 c/n 18) Braniff International Airways
Postcard

British Aircraft Corporation BAC One-Eleven 203AE

Postcard text: "Braniff International is a multi-coloured fleet of jets - orange, beige, lemon, turquoise, ochre and two shades of blue. To complement the exteriors, there are 7 different designs inside the planes using 56 Herman Miller fabrics - in red, blue, brown, green, orange, yellow, and grey. You can fly with Braniff International planes seven times and never fly the same colour airplane twice."

01/22/2007. Remarks by Jack McKillop: "This aircraft made its first flight on March 26, 1965 and was delivered to Braniff International Airways of Dallas, Texas, USA on April 6, 1965 registered N1544. It was sold to Allegheny Airlines in March 1972; on October 28, 1979, Allegheny Airlines was renamed USAir. In January 1984, it was sold to the low cost carrier Florida Express and named 'Orlando 2'.

In 1985, the aircraft was sold to a leasing company and leased back to Florida Express which merged with Braniff International Airways in March 1988. Braniff leased the aircraft until January 1990 when it was placed in storage in Orlando, Florida. In July 1990, it was sold and placed in storage in Hondo, Texas, until sold in December 1992. Its fate is unknown but as of this date, it is not registered in the USA."

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