Tag Archives: Cargolux

Video: Cargolux Boeing 747-8F pilot does a ultra-low height wing wave

Most pilots when taking-off from Paine field on the delivery flight of their brand new Boeing wide-bodies perform a “wing wave”, the rocking the wings back and forth, symbolically waving goodbye to the airfield since the aircraft will never return in its life. Most pilots do this manoeuvre at around 2,000 feet altitude. Watch this video of a daring Cargolux …

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Finally!!! Boeing delivers first Boeing 747-8F freighter to Cargolux. Second today.

by Vinay Bhaskara On 12th October, Boeing finally delivered the first new generation Boeing 747-8F freighter to Cargolux, ending a three week dispute with the carrier over compensation for the aircraft. The aircraft bears registration number LC-VCB. Click on image for a high resolution view Cargolux was seeking additional compensation due to performance shortfalls of the 747-8F with regards to …

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Image: First Boeing 747-8F Freighter in new Cargolux livery

The first Boeing 747-8 Freighter has been painted in launch customer, Cargolux’s, new livery. This photo captured as the plane emerged from the paint shop shows the new livery which is an evolution from the current design. The red, white and blue stripes symbolize the company’s roots in Luxembourg, and features a distinctive new red tail with an additional logo …

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