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Plane spotting pictures: Singapore Airlines Cargo Boeing 747-400F freighter 9V-SFQ

This week’s plane spotting photo comes from the tarmac at the Bengaluru International Airport. I was shocked at how fast the fog rolled in an obscured visibility.

Singapore Airlines Cargo Boeing 747-400F freighter 9V-SFQ night fog at Bengaluru International Airport Bangalore IndiaClick on image for a larger view.

In the dead of night around 3am, Singapore Airlines Cargo Boeing 747-400F 9V-SFQ freighter was towed out to and started up on the taxiway (thanks to poor visibility) to perform her flight.

Unlike most cargo aircraft, this Boeing 747 freighter is new, less than four years old. The lack of the stretched upper deck seen on passenger versions of the 747-400 indicates this is not a BCF (Boeing Converted Freighter) but an original.

About Devesh Agarwal

A electronics and automotive product management, marketing and branding expert, he was awarded a silver medal at the Lockheed Martin innovation competition 2010. He is ranked 6th on Mashable's list of aviation pros on Twitter and in addition to Bangalore Aviation, he has contributed to leading publications like Aviation Week, Conde Nast Traveller India, The Economic Times, and The Mint (a Wall Street Journal content partner). He remains a frequent flier and shares the good, the bad, and the ugly about the Indian aviation industry without fear or favour.

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