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PIA 777 Painted! (sorry No Picture, Yet)  
User currently offlineUnited777 From United States of America, joined May 1999, 1657 posts, RR: 0
Posted (10 years 8 months 2 weeks 2 days 4 hours ago) and read 3217 times:

Hello -

Today I saw the first 777-200 for PIA. I tried to take a picture but couldn't because of Boeing Security. I can tell you though from my own eyes it looks beautiful! It must have been painted today because that paint sure did look awesome with the new livery. Hopefully somebody with better skills will take a picture of the 777 soon!

Farhan Ali
Seattle, USA

[Edited 2004-01-06 06:38:15]

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User currently offlineThe777Man From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 6567 posts, RR: 55
Reply 1, posted (10 years 8 months 2 weeks 2 days 2 hours ago) and read 3137 times:

Hi Farhan!

Good news that it's painted and getting ready for delivery! I was hoping you could describe the livery; there has been some reports that the tail now has the Pakistani flag and the sand color extends up on the tail. There was a previous thread on this with an ad scanned from a newspaper in Pakistan.

Take Care

The777Man



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User currently offlineSM777 From India, joined Nov 2003, 132 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (10 years 8 months 2 weeks 2 days 2 hours ago) and read 3117 times:

Congratulations to PIA !

As an Indian I feel sad that while PIA took a decision and ordered 777s, our own Air India is still in the process of ordering .......that too, A340-300s, which to my mind is a mistake.....

Farhan, send us a pic as soon as you can !

Cheers
SM_777


User currently offlineUnited777 From United States of America, joined May 1999, 1657 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (10 years 8 months 2 weeks 2 days 2 hours ago) and read 3119 times:

Hey Lars, from what I saw the tail has the PIA logo and the main body had the Pakistan logo on it. There is also a little design on the belly of the aircraft, sort of like a wave. I am sure I also saw that little urdu symbol next to the Pakistan symbol that PIA has on there aircraft. I am sure it's urdu, please correct me if I am wrong. It's a very nice and simple livery.

I'll try to head out and get a picture for you guys!

Hope this helps.

Farhan Ali
Seattle, USA

[Edited 2004-01-06 08:22:19]

User currently offlineUnited777 From United States of America, joined May 1999, 1657 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (10 years 8 months 2 weeks 2 days 2 hours ago) and read 3101 times:

The PIA 777-200 had this same exact livery on it. It looks much better though on the 777-200 than the A310-300.

http://www.jetphotos.net/viewphoto.php?id=204007

Farhan Ali
Seattle, USA


User currently offlineAirmale From Botswana, joined Sep 2004, 377 posts, RR: 1
Reply 5, posted (10 years 8 months 2 weeks 1 day 21 hours ago) and read 2968 times:

Im so glad they retained the livery rather than go for the tacky flag bit.


.....up there with the best!
User currently offlineBoeing777/747 From Belgium, joined Dec 2001, 643 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (10 years 8 months 2 weeks 1 day 19 hours ago) and read 2890 times:

Stupid tailfin design, too much white. They should have kept it green with white or off-white text.

User currently offlineScbriml From United Kingdom, joined Jul 2003, 12566 posts, RR: 46
Reply 7, posted (10 years 8 months 2 weeks 1 day 19 hours ago) and read 2849 times:
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Well, having just seen AP-BGO at DXB this morning, I think it looks pretty good. The photo @ jetphotos.net doesn't really do it justice as I think it was shot through glass (I believe from the food hall area above the check-in area).

In the 'flesh', the sand colour has a much better contrast with the white. It looks good!



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User currently offlineKHI747 From United States of America, joined Oct 2000, 1615 posts, RR: 1
Reply 8, posted (10 years 8 months 2 weeks 1 day 16 hours ago) and read 2759 times:

The livery does contain the flag on the tail and it has the two tone effect just as in Gulf Air.... the livery was shown on an huge advertisement in a local newspaper in Pakistan...my only reservation about the livery, as i have said many times before, is that i wish they had Pakistan written in Urdu with large letters like Emirates has...that would have looked so classy and nice.

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