Last Qantas Boeing 747 draws kangaroo in the sky | Video

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Qantas has said goodbye to their last Boeing 747. After a water salute at Kingsford Smith airport, the Jumbo flew around Sydney, giving fans the opportunity to admire the iconic aircraft one last time. Just before flying the Queen of the Skies to her final resting place in California, the crew drew a kangaroo in the sky.

Last week Qantas organized three special farewell flights with Boeing 747s. The Australian airline has flown 747s for almost fifty years. In total 65 Jumbo-jets have flown for Qantas. from 1979 to 1985, the Jumbo was the only type of aircraft that Qantas’ fleet. Now the 747s have been replaced by more efficient Boeing 787s.

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