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User currently offlineN702ML From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (7 years 9 months 2 weeks 1 day 4 hours ago) and read 5126 times:

Hello all...

For anyone interested, I wanted to let you know I have started a new section to the website:

www.departedflights.com

The new section features a sampling of old airline ads taken from various airline timetables. More ads will be added continuously. Hope you all enjoy!

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User currently offlineAeroWesty From United States of America, joined Oct 2004, 20640 posts, RR: 62
Reply 1, posted (7 years 9 months 2 weeks 1 day 4 hours ago) and read 5102 times:

Quoting N702ML (Thread starter):
The new section features a sampling of old airline ads taken from various airline timetables. More ads will be added continuously. Hope you all enjoy!

Great site!  thumbsup 



International Homo of Mystery
User currently offlineDeltaGuy From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (7 years 9 months 2 weeks 1 day 1 hour ago) and read 5019 times:

They're all defunct airlines...where's my old Delta adds?  Sad

DeltaGuy


User currently offlineSrbmod From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (7 years 9 months 2 weeks 12 hours ago) and read 4880 times:

Quoting DeltaGuy (Reply 2):
They're all defunct airlines...where's my old Delta adds?

Knock yourself out:

http://www.airchive.com/SITE%20PAGES/MEM-DELTA.html


User currently offlineUnited_fan From United States of America, joined Nov 2000, 7496 posts, RR: 7
Reply 4, posted (7 years 9 months 2 weeks 11 hours ago) and read 4843 times:

Deltaguy i emailed them and told them I have over 100 ads from the 60's & 70's from National Geographics. I have DL DC-10 , 747 and L1011. The ' Delta is run by professionals' ads. I asked if they wanted them.


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User currently offlineUnited_fan From United States of America, joined Nov 2000, 7496 posts, RR: 7
Reply 5, posted (7 years 9 months 2 weeks 7 hours ago) and read 4739 times:

Some of my DL ads from my late grandpa's National Geo's.........




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'Empathy was yesterday...Today, you're wasting my Mother-F'ing time' - Heat.
User currently offlineAmerican762 From United States of America, joined Apr 2004, 175 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (7 years 9 months 2 weeks 6 hours ago) and read 4681 times:

Great site...One question, how is it possible that in all these ads, there are non from the queen of the skies, Pan Am...I know there are plenty of sites with their ads, just shocked to see that they wouldn't be on this site of ads from the 50's-90's.

[Edited 2006-12-10 00:08:25]


Pan Am has a place of its' own. You call it the world, we call it home.
User currently offlineUnited_Fan From United States of America, joined Nov 2000, 7496 posts, RR: 7
Reply 7, posted (7 years 9 months 2 weeks 2 hours ago) and read 4598 times:

Here's all the PA I have:

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[Edited 2006-12-10 03:16:49]


'Empathy was yesterday...Today, you're wasting my Mother-F'ing time' - Heat.
User currently offline777FlyGuy From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 8, posted (7 years 9 months 2 weeks 1 hour ago) and read 4534 times:

Nice website. Looking forward to future additions.

User currently offlineCaptaink From Mexico, joined May 2001, 5109 posts, RR: 12
Reply 9, posted (7 years 9 months 2 weeks 1 hour ago) and read 4527 times:

They said a lot in those ads of years gone by. Today it is more pictures less words. Great site. Big grin Love the DL and the 747 ads.


There is something special about planes....
User currently offline777FlyGuy From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 10, posted (7 years 9 months 2 weeks 1 hour ago) and read 4496 times:

Quoting United_fan (Reply 4):
Deltaguy i emailed them and told them I have over 100 ads from the 60's & 70's from National Geographics.

I remember seeing Boeing ads in National Geographic in the early 70's with really cool maps showing all the routes 747's operated. Any chance someone has a scan of any of those? Would love to see them again.


User currently offlinePerthGloryFan From Australia, joined Oct 2000, 751 posts, RR: 0
Reply 11, posted (7 years 9 months 1 week 6 days 23 hours ago) and read 4465 times:

http://www.airchive.com has some interesting stuff.

However, statements such as:
"TAA, along with Qantas and Ansett, have never suffered an accident or loss of life."
do unfortunately demonstrate how totally inaccurate some of the content is and how urban myths and legends become believed information. Just above this quote Qantas's safety record is based on it being mentioned in a movie, hardly an informed and reliable source.

I would suggest that such sites stick with describing what is being displayed not inaccurately re-writing history.

PGF


User currently offlineUnited_Fan From United States of America, joined Nov 2000, 7496 posts, RR: 7
Reply 12, posted (7 years 9 months 1 week 6 days 11 hours ago) and read 4371 times:

Quoting 777FlyGuy (Reply 10):
I remember seeing Boeing ads in National Geographic in the early 70's with really cool maps showing all the routes 747's operated. Any chance someone has a scan of any of those? Would love to see them again.

I don't have that one.I tried to post what I had,but imageshack doesn't wanna cooperate.I'll try later.



'Empathy was yesterday...Today, you're wasting my Mother-F'ing time' - Heat.
User currently offlineUnited_Fan From United States of America, joined Nov 2000, 7496 posts, RR: 7
Reply 13, posted (7 years 9 months 1 week 6 days 11 hours ago) and read 4352 times:

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'Empathy was yesterday...Today, you're wasting my Mother-F'ing time' - Heat.
User currently offlineClassicLover From Ireland, joined Mar 2004, 4636 posts, RR: 23
Reply 14, posted (7 years 9 months 1 week 6 days 11 hours ago) and read 4341 times:

Quoting PerthGloryFan (Reply 11):
"TAA, along with Qantas and Ansett, have never suffered an accident or loss of life."
do unfortunately demonstrate how totally inaccurate some of the content is and how urban myths and legends become believed information. Just above this quote Qantas's safety record is based on it being mentioned in a movie, hardly an informed and reliable source.

Considering that TAA lost a Viscount in a training accident, Ansett lost a Viscount in Sydney (all aboard killed) and Qantas had a couple of accidents pre-jets, I'd have to agree with you.

Nice ads and great website!



I do quite enjoy a spot of flying - more so when it's not in Economy!
User currently offlineAmerican762 From United States of America, joined Apr 2004, 175 posts, RR: 0
Reply 15, posted (7 years 9 months 1 week 2 days 7 hours ago) and read 4201 times:

United_Fan, Just thought I would let you know. That picture of the woman in the orange dress in the lounge of the 747-200 is my mother. Being the secretary to the VP of Pan Am from 1961-69, she flew many of the first flights on the 747. Including its first commercial flight. She does not remember where the plane was going, she thinks it was Kennedy/Idle-San Jaun. She remembered sitting next to a friend of hers, when they asked her to pose for a picture. Just thought I'd include that  

[Edited 2006-12-14 22:38:37]


Pan Am has a place of its' own. You call it the world, we call it home.
User currently offlineN702ML From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 16, posted (7 years 9 months 1 week 2 days 7 hours ago) and read 4192 times:

Quoting American762 (Reply 15):
That picture of the woman in the orange dress in the lounge of the 747-200 is my mother. Being the secretary to the VP of Pan Am from 1961-69, she flew many of the first flights on the 747. Including its first commercial flight. She does not remember where the plane was going, she thinks it was Kennedy/Idle-San Jaun. She remembered sitting next to a friend of hers, when they asked her to pose for a picture. Just thought I'd include that

NOW THAT'S AWESOME!!!!!!!!


User currently offlineJammin From India, joined Nov 2006, 133 posts, RR: 0
Reply 17, posted (7 years 9 months 1 week 2 days 5 hours ago) and read 4148 times:

Quoting N702ML (Thread starter):

Thanx for that great site. It's interesting to see how they advertised in the ol days. Good stuff.



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