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User currently offlineMSYtristar From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (14 years 2 months 1 week 2 days 7 hours ago) and read 2541 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, 2738 posts, RR: 14
Reply 1, posted (14 years 2 months 1 week 2 days 5 hours ago) and read 2504 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, 381 posts, RR: 1
Reply 2, posted (14 years 2 months 5 days 17 hours ago) and read 2462 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, 483 posts, RR: 1
Reply 3, posted (14 years 2 months 5 days 11 hours ago) and read 2435 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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