Originally posted: http://www.jedinews.co.uk/news/news.aspx?newsID=24838
All Nippon’s Star Wars jet is landing in the UK on Wednesday, giving plane spotters and fans of all things Star Wars the chance to view one of the three All Nippon jets decked out in Star Wars colours.
First Visits: ANA R2-D2 787 en-route LAX & LGW. Arr LAX 2150UTC. Dep LAX Tue 2130, Arr LGW Wed 0810. @flightradar24 pic.twitter.com/qEYsNVoTSs
— Airport Webcams (@AirportWebcams) December 14, 2015
If you don’t know already, Japanese airline All Nippon’s ‘Star Wars Jet’, painted in R2D2 colours, will be visiting London Gatwick for the first time on Wednesday 16th at around 8am. The aircraft is a Boeing 787 Dreamliner, registration JA873A. Right now (Monday afternoon) it’s heading from Tokyo to Los Angeles, from where it will depart Tuesday pm UK time for Gatwick.