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What Is The LH Symbol Called?  
User currently offlineSkystar From Australia, joined Jan 2000, 1363 posts, RR: 2
Posted (14 years 1 month 1 week 5 days ago) and read 1189 times:

Hi,

I was wondering what the name of the LH symbol is? That yellow "crane", bird.

I remember someone telling me it was something like "Spiegelei", but that's fried egg   Naturally, I'm a bit suspicious.

Cheers,

Justin

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User currently offlineAer Lingus From Ireland, joined May 2000, 1569 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (14 years 1 month 1 week 5 days ago) and read 1167 times:

emmmmmm......
That does sound suspicious ! I'm not a native German but I do learn the language in School. Ei is an egg alright, as far I can remember. Someone is definitely pulling your leg !

Martin


User currently offlineGyro From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (14 years 1 month 1 week 4 days 23 hours ago) and read 1162 times:

Well, the (crested) crane is actually blue and it's flying past the moon or sun whatever mood you're in I guess. The "Spiegelei" is actually true. I know that LH pilot's and most other LH employee's call it that... I guess it's the yellow circle which reminds them of a yoke of an egg...(and then there's of course the bird). But to finish, yes LH employees refer to it as the "Spiegelei" which means Fried Egg.

Regards: Sven


User currently offlineTOP From Germany, joined May 2000, 264 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (14 years 1 month 1 week 4 days 23 hours ago) and read 1156 times:

"Spiegelei" may be correct but when I'm listening to the ATC I've never heard that.
In DUS LH is called "Lufthansa".

But I like "Spiegelei"

Cheers,
Stephan


User currently offlineGyro From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 4, posted (14 years 1 month 1 week 4 days 22 hours ago) and read 1157 times:

Well, obviously the pilots aren't going to say "Frankfurt tower, this is Spiegelei heavy...". Spiegelei is just an affectionate way of calling their logo. Another nickname for Lufthansa is "Lufti" or "Luffe" in Scandinavia. It's not their call sign or anything like that...

User currently offlineAvion From Bouvet Island, joined May 1999, 2205 posts, RR: 7
Reply 5, posted (14 years 1 month 1 week 4 days 21 hours ago) and read 1133 times:

The lufthansa symbol is actually called "Kranich" or "Crane".

Avion


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