This N146SL aircraft Flight ID is " VNR146 "
July 28 - San Diego to Henderson.
July 28 - Camarillo to San Diego
Classed as dangerous goods, there is a specific regulation for the carriage of the Olympic flame.
The UK Civil Aviation Authority has approved a detailed safety case drawn up by Mr Thomas and BA's Dangerous Goods team.
The flame is in four lanterns which sit in two specially-made metal cradles secured to the chair by a seatbelt and a Velcro strap.
In seat 1C will be the fire warden - a Metropolitan Police officer trained in firefighting - who will monitor the flame for the duration of the 1,500-mile flight.
The flame is allowed to be carried on a plane, subject to Civil Aviation Authority permission, as it is a "symbolic flame".
It travels in a ceremonial lantern, secured in a cradle, fixed to a seat. The flame could burn in the lantern for up to 30 hours.
The flame is classified as a symbolic flame, meaning it can be carried on board an aircraft subject to special authori
Comment: Special transport of the Olympic fire
Aircraft: Airbus A319-131 (A319)
G-EUPC (cn 1118) Wearing a special livery for the London 2012 Olympic Games, the "Firefly" is the aircraft that will carry the Olympic torch to London. She is depicted here, flaring above runway 21R during her arrival at Athens International Airport.
This aircraft matches the photo in the wired story from last year.
Redlands Police Department
Radio Callsign: Air 10
N3280L - 1967 Cessna 172H Skyhawk C/N 17256180
FAA Bans ex-FAA Aircraft Safety Inspector Hires
[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 162 (Monday, August 22, 2011)]
[Rules and Regulations]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-21315]