Text: Bart Lekeu & Pictures: Bart Lekeu, Danny Declercq and All Nippon Airways / Star Wars Lucas Film Ltd  © sbap 2015

R2D2 @ Brussels Airport

 

The arrival of the Star Wars ANA 787-9 with registration JA873A at Brussels airport on November 04th was anouced since a couple of week.

It was the second water salute of the fire brigade for an ANA plane after the inaugural flight from Tokyo –Narita on October 25th

The R2-D2™ ANA Jet rolled-out from the Boeing Everett Factory for the first time on September 12th and it was the first visit of the plane in Europe. 
Internationally he went so far only to Vancouver and San Jose in California

On board of the plane were some exceptional passengers: R2-D2, C-3PO and a few Stormtroopers.

Onboard passengers can watch the first 6 Star War movies and the interior features themed in-flight decorations, such as headrest covers, paper napkins and cups

This wonderful plane spended a second visit to Brussels on Friday November 06th.
 
Few second before the touch (Danny Declercq)
Landing at Brussels airport on November 04th Taxi
Arrival at the terminal
 Salute by the fire brigade Detail of the nose (courtesy All Nippon Airways / Star Wars Lucas film 2015)
R2D2 at cruising altitude
(courtesy All Nippon Airways / Star Wars Lucas film 2015)
With the Star Wars brothers
(courtesy All Nippon Airways / Star Wars Lucas film 2015)

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