A Corsair 747 performs a final flyover at Paris Orly Airport (Photo: Paris Orly Airport / Facebook)

One Unique 747 Retires While Another Flies Again

In an aviation world, where the number of large-capacity aircraft are becoming fewer and fewer, it is always a somber day to see even more retired. Unfortunately, another operator of the 747 has retired its final so-called Queen of the Skies. After nearly 30 years of operating variants of the Boeing 747 family, Corsair International retired its final 747-400. The final aircraft left Paris’ Orly Airport on June 15. Paris-based Corsair has operated every variant of the 747 family, except…