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Funny Poster On Ebay!  
User currently offlineDazed767 From United States of America, joined May 1999, 5512 posts, RR: 50
Posted (11 years 1 month 17 hours ago) and read 12279 times:


Supposed to be a vintage (1930's) poster for Eastern Airlines New York to Miami service "just 10 hours from N.Y.!". Notice something funny? It's a china eastern A320 and logo in the print! I've seen a lot of these replicas, but someone really didn't know what they were doing!

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User currently offlineUnattendedbag From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 2374 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (11 years 1 month 16 hours ago) and read 12236 times:

That is pretty sad. If it was real, I might consider buying it as decoration for my bathroom... oooh lala, maybe this one:

a chick riding a polar bear with a nylon bridal? haha

Slower traffic, keep right
User currently offlineFlairport From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (11 years 1 month 14 hours ago) and read 12175 times:

its possible that it could be a comedy piece...not too funny in my opinion...at least stick a DC-3 in there!

User currently offlineDazed767 From United States of America, joined May 1999, 5512 posts, RR: 50
Reply 3, posted (11 years 4 weeks 1 day 21 hours ago) and read 12017 times:

Don't think it's a comedy peice, I've seen the post before on ebay, just looks like someone tried to go a step further but screwed up in the end haha.

Now, that Alaska one would make a great bathroom peice!

User currently offlineCraigy From United Kingdom, joined Jun 2001, 1118 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (11 years 4 weeks 1 day 20 hours ago) and read 12004 times:

The polar bear would probably look happier if he was facing the other way.  Smile

User currently offlineCancidas From Poland, joined Jul 2003, 4112 posts, RR: 10
Reply 5, posted (11 years 4 weeks 1 day 6 hours ago) and read 11937 times:

at least if they got an eastern airliner a/c they would have been on the right track...

"...cannot the kingdom of salvation take me home."
User currently offlineZKSUJ From New Zealand, joined May 2004, 7163 posts, RR: 11
Reply 6, posted (11 years 4 weeks 1 day 6 hours ago) and read 11936 times:

What planet are they from? First of all, a aircraft with the wrong livery and then an aircraft that can't even go 10 hours without refueling. WOW  Big grin

User currently offlineGreenjet From Ireland, joined Aug 2001, 1023 posts, RR: 1
Reply 7, posted (11 years 4 weeks 22 hours ago) and read 11892 times:

They may be idiots but they got $8.50 for it so fair play to them.

User currently offlineEclipseFlight7 From Somalia, joined Apr 2004, 518 posts, RR: 2
Reply 8, posted (11 years 4 weeks 21 hours ago) and read 11885 times:

Wow, only 10 hours on an A320 from NY to Miami! Isn't it amazing how quickly jet transport is changing?

Holy sh*ts and burritos.
User currently offlineNoelG From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 9, posted (11 years 3 weeks 5 days 6 hours ago) and read 11716 times:

I know I know I'm being reak pedantic here - but I emailed the seller to ask if they were aware:
Hi there - is this meant to be a joke poster? If not - the logo you show is of
China Eastern Airlines who are a Chinese airline, and the aircraft is
of a China Eastern A320 - less than 15 years old and with a maximum non stop
range of about 4 hours - let alone 10!

The reply I got was confusing:

Chinese beach holiday baby!



User currently offlineFlymia From United States of America, joined Jun 2001, 7435 posts, RR: 7
Reply 10, posted (11 years 3 weeks 5 days 5 hours ago) and read 11710 times:

Thats is pretty funny.

"It was just four of us on the flight deck, trying to do our job" (Captain Al Haynes)
User currently offlineSlamClick From United States of America, joined Nov 2003, 10062 posts, RR: 66
Reply 11, posted (11 years 3 weeks 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 11684 times:

Not unique in the world of consumercrap. Skyjunk, I mean Skymall used to have "replica" business cards of famous people. Their "Amelia Earhart" business card had a swept-tail Cessna single on it. Amelia died in 1937.

A flight school ad in aviation magazines a few years ago had a painting of a plane that looked a lot like a DC-3 except that it had thirty or forty windows down one side of the cabin. DC-3 had seven. Just your basic hundred-passenger DC-3 I suppose. Another ad of the time had a jet airliner only it had no engines. None under the wings, none on the tail.

Happiness is not seeing another trite Ste. Maarten photo all week long.
User currently offlineWilax From United States of America, joined Jun 2002, 465 posts, RR: 3
Reply 12, posted (11 years 3 weeks 18 hours ago) and read 11540 times:

A google search gone bad...

Maybe 10 hours from New York to Miami Beach, China - a suburb of Beijing...

Subliminal advertising to get you to fly China Eastern

User currently offlineRG828 From Brazil, joined Jan 2004, 582 posts, RR: 1
Reply 13, posted (11 years 2 weeks 6 days 21 hours ago) and read 11482 times:
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Thats a Macchi MC72 racing seaplane in the Alaska poster, never strayed beyond Lake Garda in Italy.
Its a great looking plane, but I'm definitely sure it never came close to Alaska!

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