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User currently offlineDc863 From Denmark, joined Jun 1999, 1558 posts, RR: 2
Posted (10 years 9 months 2 days 3 hours ago) and read 1606 times:

Are JAL MD-11s in the new scheme still known as J-Birds?

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User currently offlineKevin752 From United States of America, joined Jul 2003, 725 posts, RR: 4
Reply 1, posted (10 years 9 months 2 days 3 hours ago) and read 1507 times:

I am not sure but I think they are still J Birds because they take a really long time to re paint the planes. However, they could be painted in new colors.


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User currently offlineDon From Japan, joined Jun 2003, 270 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (10 years 9 months 13 hours ago) and read 1331 times:

I don't thonk any of the few remaining JAL MD11 will be painted in the new scheme as they will all be gone to UPS for freighter conversion very soon.

User currently offlineHkg82 From Hong Kong, joined Apr 2002, 1245 posts, RR: 1
Reply 3, posted (10 years 9 months 13 hours ago) and read 1318 times:

I think all of JAL's MD-11s will be sold to UPS by 2004-2005, so no point painting the aircraft in new colours....

Actually the MD-11s will be sent to Boeing, as they’ll be doing the freighter conversion work, after which Boeing will deliver them to UPS.

Hkg82.


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