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Title Virgin Atlantic Boeing 787-9 GV, Birthday Girl Model Airplane
Date 2014
Collection Virgin Atlantic Airways Collection
Object Name Model
Catalog Number 2014.25.2
Description Model airplane in 1:100 scale. Red metallic, purple metalic, silver mica, white, gray, black colors. Birthday Girl nose art.
Artist/Maker Pacific Miniatures (Pac Min)
Provenance The "stretched" Boeing 787-9 has more seats - 31 Upper Class, 35 Premium Economy and 198 Economy - and a longer range than the original 787-8 Dreamliner. Virgin Atlantic was the first European airline to fly the 787-9 on October 28, 2014, from London to Boston. The name "Birthday Girl" celebrates Virgin Atlantic's 30th anniversary.
Search Terms Boeing 787-9
Virgin Atlantic Airways
London-Heathrow, England, United Kingdom (LHR)
Boston, Massachusetts (BOS)
Subjects Aircraft
Transatlantic travel
Credit line Gift of Virgin Group