Hardware from the Boeing 747-400 Being Auctioned Off | Take Home a Piece of United Airlines History

Queen of the Skies, United Airlines Boeing 747 -400. Photo Bill Abbott (

Don’t miss your chance to own a piece of aviation history! Literally speaking, a piece of the infamous Boeing 747 fleet from United Airlines can be in your living room. To celebrate the aircraft’s retirement from the fleet, MileagePlus Exclusives is offering passengers with accumulated award miles a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to exchange award points for parts of the airplane.

Special items will be up for auction throughout the event which runs until November 7, 2017. Check the site often to make sure you don’t miss out on unique items going up for bid:

See the auction here

Items that you can get your hands on in exchange for your award miles include tail number cut-outs, airspeed indicators, double or triple passenger seats, livery panels and window cuts, and even a 747-400 aluminum cut-out which goes up for bid October 30. These one of a kind pieces of aviation hardware can’t be found anywhere else. Redeem your miles and grab a piece of the plane for yourself or your favorite aviation enthusiast. Perfect for gift giving!

In doing so, you will be joining other Avgeeks as we celebrate United’s final send-off of the Boeing 747-400, the “Queen of the Skies.”

Own a piece of hardware from the aircraft and help a great cause, too. All profits from the auctions on MileagePlus Exclusives go to to support Air Camp, an interactive educational aviation and aeronautics program that helps students in STEM-related fields across the country achieve their goals. Log on today, claim your piece of the famed Boeing 747 and help young people make their dreams of a career in aviation come true.

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Kim Clark

Written by Kim Clark

Former CNN Radio News Network anchor Kim Clark is a freelance writer and editor, specializing in the aviation industry and financial markets. She currently freelances for S&P Global and works as a club and event Disc Jockey in Atlanta, Georgia, after having held positions doing news on radio morning shows and holding down the position of Music Director of commercial radio stations owned by Cumulus and Clear Channel.

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