South African Airways Boeing 747 by Author Arnold Rhoda

This publication is a tribute to the ‘Queen of the Skies’ – the Boeing 747 fondly baptised: ‘Jumbo Jet’.

The focus is on the history and past fleet of Boeing 747 aircraft flown by South African Airways from first delivery to retirement. The book’s story highlights the history of the airlines liveries, the different Boeing
747 variants operated, as well as detailed information such as delivery dates, aircraft names, special flights and records, engine types, engine thrust, MTOW, and the UPU’s of each aircraft, operated by South Africa Airways.