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User currently offlineMSYtristar From United States of America, joined Aug 2005, 6521 posts, RR: 51
Posted (13 years 9 months 1 week 3 days ago) and read 2459 times:

Does anyone know the font that is used to spell "Pan Am" on the planes, signs, banners,....everything. I haven't found it yet, but I think it's wonderful. It would be great to use on a daily basis.

thanks!!!!

Stephen in MSY

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User currently offlineLatinplane From United States of America, joined Dec 1999, 2713 posts, RR: 14
Reply 1, posted (13 years 9 months 1 week 2 days 21 hours ago) and read 2422 times:

I don't think there's a particular name for the font. They're just letters that were shaped over time to look like the final version developed in the mid 70's, Yet even thought, they're so old now, they still look awesome and powerfull.


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User currently offlineAirmale From Botswana, joined Sep 2004, 376 posts, RR: 1
Reply 2, posted (13 years 9 months 6 days 10 hours ago) and read 2380 times:

to update their livery 'Pan Am' should be dropped from the logo and replaced with a single horizontal white line, it will look even classier 


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User currently offlineBoeingrulz From United States of America, joined Sep 1999, 466 posts, RR: 1
Reply 3, posted (13 years 9 months 6 days 3 hours ago) and read 2353 times:
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I don't believe that there is such as thing as a PanAm font. The logo consists of custom drawn/modified letterforms. The closest I can find is Americana Extra Bold sold by Adobe at www.adobe.com.

Carolyn


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