Airline - Aero Spacelines/ Airbus Industrie
Operated - 1970 to 1996
Airframe Status - Scrapped
Aircraft Registration - Scrapped
Aircraft Information and History - The “Super Guppy Turbine” F-BTGV first flew on the 24th August 1970 under the registration N211AS for “Aero Spacelines” in its original livery. After a year of service, the aircraft was sold and transferred to “Airbus Industrie” and repainted into its Airbus livery in 1971 which stayed until the aircraft was, unfortunately, scrapped. To this day only 5 of these iconic aircraft have been produced with this one being “Number 1” the first one of the production line.
Super Guppy - 5S - Framed Skin Cuts
Item - Our framed Skin Cuts are made from genuine aircraft skin, which has been handcrafted for future generations to enjoy by the team at Runway Collectables.
*Please note, the location of the colour split will vary in position, making every piece unique.
Available in Landscape or Portrait.
Our Skin Cuts have been created with the utmost care, resulting in a high-quality product that we are certain any aviation enthusiast will love!
These limited edition framed skin cuts ensure the aircraft can live on for many years to come in a different form, albeit a sad end to such an iconic airframe.
Condition - Although a beautiful aircraft, she has undergone restoration and sat on display for many years. As a result, each Skin Cut is unique and will show the signs of this iconic aircraft’s journey.