What plane does Iron Maiden have?

Boeing 747
Iron Maiden’s ‘Ed Force One’ Boeing 747 was everything a celebrity endorsement should be. Beautifully liveried and piloted by the lead singer himself, TF-AAK made star-studded appearances all over the world as part of the Book Of Souls world tour.

Why does Iron Maiden have a 747?

The aircraft, along with the second 757 to bear an Iron Maiden livery, G-STRX, both came from Dickinson’s “day job” airline, British charter carrier Astraeus. The band had originally intended to use the same plane for its second airborne tour, Final Frontier, in 2011 as it had for the 08-09.

What plane does Bruce Dickinson?

An avid aviator, Dickinson worked as a pilot for the now-defunct Icelandic airline Astraeus. He is type-rated on the Boeing 737 and 757 and expects to soon be type-rated on the 747. (He is finishing his training on that model during the current band tour.)

How many planes does Iron Maiden own?

No band has embraced the friendly skies quite like Iron Maiden. They’ve chartered three commercial airliners over the years – each one piloted by singer Bruce Dickinson – in an effort to perform for fans all over the world.

Does Iron Maiden still have a 747?

Following this, the aircraft was sent back and lost its iconic Iron Maiden ‘Ed Force One’ paint scheme. It was then leased to Saudi Arabian Airlines in August 2016 for regular passenger use. As of today the aircraft is still in rotation and flying for the airline.

Does Metallica have a private jet?

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Why is Bruce Dickinson a pilot?

Dickinson learned to fly recreationally in Florida in the 1990s and now holds an airline transport pilot’s licence. He regularly flew Boeing 757s in his role as captain for the now-defunct British charter airline Astraeus, which, from 16 September 2010, employed him as marketing director.

Does Iron Maiden still have the 747?

Does Iron Maiden have their own jet?

Iron Maiden The famous metal band has its own private jet Ed Force One, a Boeing 757 with big blue and gold letters that read the name of the band. Bruce Dickinson, lead singer of the band, is the pilot.

Who died from Metallica?

Cliff Burton
Clifford Lee Burton (February 10, 1962 – September 27, 1986) was an American musician who was the bassist for heavy metal band Metallica from 1982 until his death in 1986. He performed on Kill ‘Em All (1983), Ride the Lightning (1984), and Master of Puppets (1986), the band’s first three studio albums.

Who is the original singer of Iron Maiden?

Bruce Dickinson
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