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      Post #2636, posted on 12-02-2004 GMT-5 hours    
      Hi all
      Can anybody help me in finding the serial number of a plane I flew in? The Flight was from London LHR to New York JFK on 02/May/2000 in a Virgin Atlantic A340, flight 25. I now fancy doing a model of a Virgin A340 and would like to do the aircraft I flew in. Any ideas, websites etc?

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      Post #2645, posted on 12-02-2004 GMT-5 hours    
      Andy,

      I went to Virgin Atlantic's website and got an email address off the site for amodel inquirey I had.
      You can email in your inquirey. You will probably get a reply although it may take time.

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      Post #2669, posted on 12-05-2004 GMT-5 hours    
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      Thanks, I'll try and see what happens. Perhaps you know being a pilot, do airlines keep accurate records going back a long time of what planes did what?

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      Post #2671, posted on 12-05-2004 GMT-5 hours    
      Andy,

      Yes records are kept of every flight completed is recorded in a journey log. These are kept stored by the airlines to meet local regulations. Usually all the data is also kept in a computer storage facility or on some sort of storage device like a disc.

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      Post #2722, posted on 12-09-2004 GMT-5 hours    
      Hi,

      It was G-VSKY , departed at 1948Z

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      Post #2731, posted on 12-10-2004 GMT-5 hours    
      Hi Andrew
      I'm gobbsmacked! Hadn't even yet got round to e-mailing Virgin. Assuming you have a very special crystal ball or access to one, can you give me details for the return flight; A340 07/May/2000 JFK-LHR Flight 10. The flight out was better, very empty plane lots of good service from flight attendants & lots of free Baileys. Flight back was packed and not so fun. Also, I don't know whether both a/c were painted in the new livery. I think the transformation was going on at the time.

      Thanks very much for your help.

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      Post #2732, posted on 12-10-2004 GMT-5 hours    
      Hi,

      Your return flight, assuming you arrived on British soil on the 8th, would have been on G-VFAR, arriving LHR at 1021Z.

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      Post #2733, posted on 12-10-2004 GMT-5 hours    
      Just noticed something... all the contributors to this thread are Andrews or Andys.....bizarre, eh?

      By the way, flight info was resourced from....

      http://www.lhr-lgw.co.uk/maingroup/heathrowarchives.htm

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