British Airways victorious aircraft that brought Team GB home from Rio has prepared to bring home the ParalympicsGB team from the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, arriving on Tuesday September 20, the company said.
In preparation for its journey, the aircraft has been getting a makeover including a nose polish, full body clean and getting a new hashtag emblazoned on its livery, reading #BAckSupercharged
On her 11 hour 15 minute journey from Rio de Janeiro, victoRIOus will carry 585 items of kit and equipment, some of which include; archery tackle, racing chairs, tennis chairs, throwing frames, leg bags, prosthetic bags, running blades, fencing foils, paddle tubes, solo bikes and tandem bikes. The heaviest piece of kit is a hand bike weighing 32kg.
British Airways is official airline supplier to Team GB and ParalympicsGB.