Ed Force One ended his mission with Iron Maiden
This news does not delight us. Considering that band Iron Maiden will come to Bucharest, at the end of July, plane enthusiasts hoped to photograph the plane Boeing 747-400 “Ed Foce One”. Unfortunately, the aircraft ended its mission alongside the famous British heavy metal band.
With the operation of the flight to Gothenburg, on June 16, 2016, Boeing 747-400 (TF-AAK) officially ended its mission. The band's vocalist, Bruce Dickinson, said goodbye to the plane he flew for 5 months, during the World Tour 2016. He visited 45 cities on 6 continents, totaling flights of over 123 kilometers .
Iron Maiden - Goodbye Ed Force One
It has flown to the United States, Mexico, Costa Rica, Chile and to China, Japan, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa. The longest flight was on the route Los Angeles - Tokyo Haneda, with a duration of 11:24 hours. The shortest flight of the tour was on the route Oslo - Gothenburg, only 36 minutes.
After completing the mission with the Iron Maiden, the Boeing 747-400 (TF-AAK) "Ed Force One" also operated 2 charter flights on the Reykjavik-Marseille route. It carried 350 Icelandic fans for the match Iceland - Hungary, which took place on June 18.
Currently, Boeing 747-400 (TF-AAK) has arrived in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. The aircraft will be reconfigured and receive a normal livery. It will continue to operate charter flights on behalf of Air Atlantic.