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PIA Tail Art - What Does It Mean  
User currently offlineClickhappy From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 9644 posts, RR: 68
Posted (7 years 8 months 3 weeks 2 days 18 hours ago) and read 4582 times:
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Can someone please explain to me the differences in tail art design on some of PIA's widebodies?

Thanks

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User currently offlinePIA777 From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 1738 posts, RR: 6
Reply 1, posted (7 years 8 months 3 weeks 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 4526 times:

It just represents different parts of the Country.

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User currently offlinePIA777 From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 1738 posts, RR: 6
Reply 2, posted (7 years 8 months 3 weeks 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 4518 times:

Here is more info:

http://www.historyofpia.com/tails.htm

PIA777



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User currently offlineORDRyan28 From United States of America, joined Jul 2006, 988 posts, RR: 16
Reply 3, posted (7 years 8 months 3 weeks 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 4518 times:

Quoting PIA777 (Reply 1):
It just represents different parts of the Country.

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A little off topic, I know, but does anyone know if they plan on changing all their tails into the Provinces of Pakistan tails? I know all the 772's are still in the wavy flag..



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User currently offlinePIA777 From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 1738 posts, RR: 6
Reply 4, posted (7 years 8 months 3 weeks 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 4512 times:

Quoting ORDRyan28 (Reply 3):
A little off topic, I know, but does anyone know if they plan on changing all their tails into the Provinces of Pakistan tails? I know all the 772's are still in the wavy flag..

I think they will.

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User currently offlineORDRyan28 From United States of America, joined Jul 2006, 988 posts, RR: 16
Reply 5, posted (7 years 8 months 3 weeks 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 4497 times:

Quoting PIA777 (Reply 4):

I think they will.

Thanks. Can't wait to see the LR's in the decorative tail art of PK!  bigthumbsup 



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User currently offlineJacobin777 From United States of America, joined Sep 2004, 14968 posts, RR: 60
Reply 6, posted (7 years 8 months 3 weeks 2 days 5 hours ago) and read 4353 times:

Is she a BEAUTY... Wow! Wow!  bigthumbsup 

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User currently offlineStirling From Italy, joined Jun 2004, 3943 posts, RR: 21
Reply 7, posted (7 years 8 months 3 weeks 2 days 3 hours ago) and read 4275 times:

Glad to see the wavy flag go! From a distance it looked only like a blob on the tail.

I liked the first attempt PK made with the native design...like this short-lived monochromatic green...

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User currently offlineORDRyan28 From United States of America, joined Jul 2006, 988 posts, RR: 16
Reply 8, posted (7 years 8 months 3 weeks 2 days ago) and read 4168 times:

Quoting Stirling (Reply 7):

I liked the first attempt PK made with the native design...like this short-lived monochromatic green...

Me too, but not as much as I like their current tail designs.



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User currently offlineBAW076 From UK - Scotland, joined Aug 2006, 750 posts, RR: 26
Reply 9, posted (7 years 8 months 3 weeks 1 day 23 hours ago) and read 4147 times:

I like them very much indeed.

They remind me of the two 'Delftblue Daybreak' tail arts we had on the BA planes a few years back, of which I sorely miss.

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User currently offlineORDRyan28 From United States of America, joined Jul 2006, 988 posts, RR: 16
Reply 10, posted (7 years 8 months 3 weeks 1 day 23 hours ago) and read 4130 times:

Quoting BAW076 (Reply 9):
They remind me of the two 'Delftblue Daybreak' tail arts we had on the BA planes a few years back, of which I sorely miss.

Hmm..

PK's new tails have often been compared to BA's world tails, and, in general, they aren't too similar, but those two examples sure do remind me of the PK tails..


Good analysis!  Big grin



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User currently offlineJacobin777 From United States of America, joined Sep 2004, 14968 posts, RR: 60
Reply 11, posted (7 years 8 months 3 weeks 1 day 23 hours ago) and read 4119 times:

Quoting BAW076 (Reply 9):

R.I.P Delftblue Daybreak

I agree... Sad


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User currently offlineSolnabo From Sweden, joined Jan 2008, 854 posts, RR: 2
Reply 12, posted (7 years 8 months 3 weeks 1 day 22 hours ago) and read 4086 times:

PIA tail art is bathroom wallpaper from the 70´s, eazy as that!

Micke// *just kidding*  Wink



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