N661US at ATL (Photo provided by Sylvester Pittman,

The World’s First 747-400 To Fly Last Revenue Flight, Leaving a Legacy Behind

Tomorrow we say goodbye to a very famous aircraft; N661US will be flying its last revenue flight later this evening as Delta 836 departing Honolulu and arriving back in Atlanta early tomorrow morning. The 27 year old bird will not be scrapped, instead it is moving across the street from Hartsfield Jackson International Airport to its new home at the Delta Flight Museum. To satisfy the demands of customers, Boeing created the 747-400 equipped with a better and more modern…