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Oldest flying 747 finally grounded, 47 years after first flight

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Re: Rock Lobster

WA638 was built in 1949 and WL419 in 1952, both T7 conversions. WA638 was mothballed in 1977 before being returned to service in 2001 making it the oldest flying military registered jet in the world. Both of the Chalgrove Meteors are still in use today, as are three other airworthy examples

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