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User currently offlineCrownvic From United States of America, joined Oct 2004, 1957 posts, RR: 5
Posted (6 years 3 months 4 weeks 1 day 1 hour ago) and read 5900 times:

I know this has been brought up before and the answers were all speculative (or sarcastic), but does ANYBODY have any information on what the name of this aircraft will really be? For whatever the reason, QF is intentionally not revealing the name and perhaps someone "in the know" may actually know...

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User currently offlineReggaebird From Jamaica, joined Nov 1999, 1176 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (6 years 3 months 4 weeks 3 hours ago) and read 5577 times:

I read on another web site that the plane would be named "Uluru", which is also the name of that gigantic sandstone structure in Australia (a.k.a. Ayers Rock). The source said he got it from inside QANTAS marketing group. I claim no knowledge of any of this. I am just sharing what I've read.

User currently offlineNA From Germany, joined Dec 1999, 10817 posts, RR: 9
Reply 2, posted (6 years 3 months 4 weeks 3 hours ago) and read 5567 times:

I thought the A380s will be named after aviation pioneers, like VH-OQA

User currently offlineLandingshortly From Austria, joined Jan 2008, 83 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (6 years 3 months 3 weeks 6 days 23 hours ago) and read 5441 times:

Ugh I read it somewhere. Gotta dig it out!

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User currently offlineQANTAS077 From Australia, joined Jan 2004, 5869 posts, RR: 39
Reply 4, posted (6 years 3 months 3 weeks 6 days 18 hours ago) and read 5253 times:

they'll all be named after Australian aviation pioneers...


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User currently offlineCrownvic From United States of America, joined Oct 2004, 1957 posts, RR: 5
Reply 5, posted (6 years 3 months 3 weeks 6 days 15 hours ago) and read 5144 times:

It seems the people at QF don't even know...I know some rather informative folks at this carrier and nobody sems to know!

User currently offlineDalavia From Australia, joined Feb 2005, 549 posts, RR: 1
Reply 6, posted (6 years 3 months 3 weeks 6 days 14 hours ago) and read 5109 times:

Just my speculation - maybe the name is a secret because it will relate to a special colour scheme (similar to but not the same as 'Wunula Dreaming').

User currently offlineTayser From Australia, joined Mar 2008, 1135 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (6 years 3 months 3 weeks 6 days 13 hours ago) and read 5017 times:

Nancy Bird-Walton

http://www.news.com.au/heraldsun/story/0,21985,24143630-662,00.html


User currently offlineSkyGazer From Australia, joined Feb 2007, 79 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (6 years 3 months 3 weeks 6 days 12 hours ago) and read 4946 times:



Quoting Tayser (Reply 7):
Nancy Bird-Walton

That's VH-OQA, the first one. We're talking about VH-OQB.



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User currently offlineJe89_w From United States of America, joined Mar 2002, 2362 posts, RR: 9
Reply 9, posted (6 years 3 months 3 weeks 6 days 12 hours ago) and read 4941 times:
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Any plans for the revival of Nalanji Dreaming from VH-EBU to one of the new A380s? That would be stunning! They transferred Wunala from VH-OJB to VH-OEJ so it can always be a possibility!  Wink

User currently offlineCrownvic From United States of America, joined Oct 2004, 1957 posts, RR: 5
Reply 10, posted (6 years 3 months 3 weeks 5 days 15 hours ago) and read 4582 times:

There are some pictures of "OQB" starting to surface on various web pages, but they are too distant. However, the livery appears to be the standard version...

User currently offlineTullamarine From Australia, joined Aug 1999, 1642 posts, RR: 0
Reply 11, posted (6 years 3 months 3 weeks 5 days 14 hours ago) and read 4537 times:



Quoting Crownvic (Reply 10):
Any plans for the revival of Nalanji Dreaming from VH-EBU to one of the new A380s?

That would be nauseating!!!!

I hope they do a special scheme but I'd prefer a retro scheme reprising the '70s Qantas scheme in preference to another from the "Dreaming" series.

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User currently offlineQANTAS077 From Australia, joined Jan 2004, 5869 posts, RR: 39
Reply 12, posted (6 years 3 months 3 weeks 4 days 21 hours ago) and read 4201 times:



Quoting Dalavia (Reply 6):
Just my speculation

did you not read what I posted? they'll ALL be named after Australian Aviation Pioneers.



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