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G-BYGA B747 cockpit/upper deck to be moved to Barton

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G-BYGA B747 cockpit/upper deck to be moved to Barton

Post by andygolfer » Sat Jul 09, 2022 8:47 am

not sure if this is restoration or just preservation but a group called Doors2Manual are planning on preserving the top deck / cockpit of B747 G-GBYA from Kemble, their FB page ( https://www.facebook.com/thedeck747 ) shows the deck removed earlier this week and transport is apparently arranged. Their crowdfunding page shows £650 raised out of £20,000 required so not sure how successful they will be. Reading their plans I'm afraid I'm a bit dubious about it's future success but good luck to them for trying

here's the crowdfunding page which details their plans
https://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/p/doors2m ... kVe_W4PG2o
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Re: G-GBYA B747 cockpit/upper deck to be moved to Barton

Post by Apache123 » Tue Jul 26, 2022 7:12 pm

Is the reg number not G-BYGA as g info says the above doesn't exist

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Re: G-BYGA B747 cockpit/upper deck to be moved to Barton

Post by andygolfer » Tue Jul 26, 2022 8:57 pm

Apache123 wrote:
Tue Jul 26, 2022 7:12 pm
Is the reg number not G-BYGA as g info says the above doesn't exist

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yes sorry, my fingers are playing anagrams! I'll change the title
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Re: G-BYGA B747 cockpit/upper deck to be moved to Barton

Post by Doors2manual » Sun Jul 31, 2022 11:23 am

I am one of the owners of this project, and the top deck of G-BYGA

just to put right the comment here- the crowd funder is NOT required to make the project happen.

The aircraft deck is being transported on 11th August and this IS going ahead.

Thanks

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Re: G-BYGA B747 cockpit/upper deck to be moved to Barton

Post by andygolfer » Sun Jul 31, 2022 11:35 am

Doors2manual wrote:
Sun Jul 31, 2022 11:23 am
I am one of the owners of this project, and the top deck of G-BYGA

just to put right the comment here- the crowd funder is NOT required to make the project happen.

The aircraft deck is being transported on 11th August and this IS going ahead.

Thanks

Drew
thanks Drew, hopefully you can give us project updates from time to time
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Re: G-BYGA B747 cockpit/upper deck to be moved to Barton

Post by Doors2manual » Mon Aug 01, 2022 6:00 am

The best thing to do is follow us on insta/Facebook as we will post all updates there!

@thedeck747

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