Her Majesty The Queen Elizabeth II has died.
During her 70 year reign, The Queen had visited more than 100 countries, with 22 visits to Canada alone. The Queen had also visited members of The Commonwealth 150 times.
Here is a look at the aircraft and airlines The Queen had flown with.
Princess Elizabeth’s First International Visits
The Queen’s first official overseas visit as Princess Elizabeth was in 1947, when she toured Southern Africa.
The Queen celebrated her 21st birthday in South Africa, which was marked by a speech broadcast across the Commonwealth.
On 8 October 1951, Princess Elizabeth and the Duke Of Edinburgh were the first members of the Royal Family to cross the Atlantic ocean by air.
They flew on a British Overseas Airways Corporation (“BOAC”) Stratocruiser aircraft “Canopus” G-AKGK from London airport to Montreal. This was also the first royal tour to start at the airport.Continue reading “HM Queen Elizabeth II: A Life In Flight”