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Last Aircraft In The British Airways Landor Livery  
User currently offlineA340600 From United Kingdom, joined Aug 2003, 4105 posts, RR: 51
Posted (10 years 10 months 15 hours ago) and read 6659 times:

Does anyone know the last aircraft to wear it and when it was finaly painted into the current livery?????

While we're on this topic does anyone know the last aircraft to wear it for any of their individual a/c types eg. the last B737 in their fleet to be painted! but i'd like the last OVERALL aircraft more

thanx

Sam Smile


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User currently offlinePlanesarecool From United Kingdom, joined Nov 2001, 4124 posts, RR: 11
Reply 1, posted (10 years 10 months 15 hours ago) and read 6611 times:

I think it would have been one of the ATP aircraft. Not 100% on that.

-Stephen


User currently offlineCarduelis From United Kingdom, joined Dec 2001, 1586 posts, RR: 10
Reply 2, posted (10 years 10 months 14 hours ago) and read 6551 times:

For general info take a look at:-

http://www.avnclub.demon.co.uk/fleetstats.htm
http://www.avnclub.demon.co.uk/index.htm (summary by aircraft type . . . )



[Edited 2003-12-27 13:21:12]


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User currently offlineHoons90 From Canada, joined Aug 2001, 3036 posts, RR: 52
Reply 3, posted (10 years 10 months 14 hours ago) and read 6517 times:
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Carduelis, isn't that the list of aircraft in the Union Jack or world tails, not the landor and the current one ?


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User currently offlineCarduelis From United Kingdom, joined Dec 2001, 1586 posts, RR: 10
Reply 4, posted (10 years 10 months 14 hours ago) and read 6481 times:

Yes, totally correct, but if you look through the listings you will find 'Landor' - and 'Union flag'



[Edited 2003-12-27 13:30:47]


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User currently offlineNdebele From Germany, joined Apr 2001, 2901 posts, RR: 23
Reply 5, posted (10 years 10 months 14 hours ago) and read 6474 times:

@Hoons: "UK Image" is the Union Jack, "Other Utopia" is World Tail. "Number in service" minus "UK Image" minus "Other Utopia" should be the number of Landor aircraft, or am I wrong?

User currently offlineHoons90 From Canada, joined Aug 2001, 3036 posts, RR: 52
Reply 6, posted (10 years 10 months 14 hours ago) and read 6462 times:
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OK, thanks. I didn't look at the list too closely...


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User currently offlineNdebele From Germany, joined Apr 2001, 2901 posts, RR: 23
Reply 7, posted (10 years 10 months 13 hours ago) and read 6334 times:

If my calculation from above is correct, then there are only four aircraft left in Landor livery: three ATPs (which won't be painted in new colours because they will be stood down in April) and one Loganair Islander (which won't be painted in new BA colours because Loganair is no longer BA franchise).

User currently offline9V-SVC From Singapore, joined Oct 2001, 1797 posts, RR: 10
Reply 8, posted (10 years 10 months 13 hours ago) and read 6290 times:

Do you guys prefer Landor scheme or the current BA Union jack livery ?


I missed the landor livery especially on the 777 and 747-400 . Absolutely stunning .



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User currently offlineCrosswind From United Kingdom, joined Nov 2000, 2600 posts, RR: 58
Reply 9, posted (10 years 10 months 11 hours ago) and read 6189 times:
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Ndebele,
Lognair are continuing as a BA franchise operator.

They are removing their Twin Otter and Islander operations from the BA brand. However BA operations with the Saab340 will continue, and from 1 March 2004 they will take over the leases on 5 BAE ATPs from CitiExpress, along with associated routes to operate under the BA brand. This is a 5 year agreement, using the remaining ATP aircraft until at least March 2005, so it is possible some will be repainted...

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User currently offlineNdebele From Germany, joined Apr 2001, 2901 posts, RR: 23
Reply 10, posted (10 years 10 months 10 hours ago) and read 6116 times:

Oh, I have seen photos of an Islander in ex-BA-colours but now with Loganair titles, so i thought the whole partnership between Loganair and British Airways would be discontinued. Thanks for clearing that up, Crosswind!

User currently offlineCrosswind From United Kingdom, joined Nov 2000, 2600 posts, RR: 58
Reply 11, posted (10 years 10 months 10 hours ago) and read 6077 times:
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Ndebele, it was a reasonable assumption,

Reading between the lines I think BA didn't want their name on aircraft like the Twin Otter, and the Scottish people who make up most of the passengers on these aircraft identify more with Loganair than British Airways.

There's a press release about it on their website if you're interested...
http://www.loganair.co.uk

Regards
CROSSWIND


User currently offlineFoxtrotyankee From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2004, 10 posts, RR: 0
Reply 12, posted (10 years 9 months 2 weeks 4 days 11 hours ago) and read 5854 times:

Crosswind, and to anyone else who's interested...

The Loganair colours are appearing back on Islanders because British Airways deem them "unsafe" for some reason or another and so they would prefer it if their brand did not appear on that particular aircraft.

I haven't heard anything about the Twin Otters being repainted though.


User currently offlineA340600 From United Kingdom, joined Aug 2003, 4105 posts, RR: 51
Reply 13, posted (10 years 9 months 2 weeks 4 days 10 hours ago) and read 5690 times:

"Unsafe" ha. They'v been around for quite a while now but it wouldn't fly if it was unsafe, and those aircraft still perfectly fit those routes they do even today,
Sam Big thumbs up



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User currently offlineFoxtrotyankee From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2004, 10 posts, RR: 0
Reply 14, posted (10 years 9 months 2 weeks 4 days 10 hours ago) and read 5680 times:

True, I question BA's reasoning for this. The Islanders do the job they're meant for. Westray to Papa Westray anyone? I wonder what the cruise altitude is...  Big grin

User currently offlineRb211 From United States of America, joined exactly 11 years ago today! , 632 posts, RR: 3
Reply 15, posted (10 years 9 months 2 weeks 4 days 7 hours ago) and read 5512 times:

BA's fleet looked sweet in the Landor "speed stripe" livery. I have mixed feelings on their new livery. It kinda reminds me of Virgin Atlantic for some strange reason. Not too bad looking though. Did they ever paint one of the DC-10's in the new livery before they got turned into soda cans?


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User currently offlineArsenal@LHR From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2001, 7792 posts, RR: 20
Reply 16, posted (10 years 9 months 2 weeks 4 days 6 hours ago) and read 5440 times:
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The DC-10's were long gone before BA introduced the latest Union flag livery.



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