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KLM B777-200 Delft Blue Repainted?  
User currently offlinedcaviation From United States of America, joined Aug 2011, 198 posts, RR: 0
Posted (2 years 1 month 1 week 1 day ago) and read 2584 times:

I am sorting my pictures from end of May at AMS and noticed that I've shot PH-BQP in regular KLM colors.
When did they repainted it into new colors?

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User currently offlinespiritair97 From United States of America, joined Jan 2011, 1231 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (2 years 1 month 1 week 20 hours ago) and read 2212 times:

It's ashame that it was repainted before I could actually catch it in person  

User currently offlineA388 From Netherlands Antilles, joined May 2001, 9780 posts, RR: 11
Reply 2, posted (2 years 1 month 1 week 18 hours ago) and read 1915 times:

It's probably not repainted but just the stickers removed. I just did a search in the database and see a photo taken on April 4th of this year with the stickers removed. See below photo:



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Photo © Hualiang liao




So we now know the removal of the stickers took place before April 4th. I guess I'm lucky to have photographed it last year but I honestly didn't think KL would remove those stickers so soon.


A388


User currently offlineJAAlbert From United States of America, joined Jan 2006, 1583 posts, RR: 1
Reply 3, posted (2 years 1 month 1 week 15 hours ago) and read 1644 times:

What did the stickers depict?

User currently offlineViscount724 From Switzerland, joined Oct 2006, 25155 posts, RR: 22
Reply 4, posted (2 years 1 month 1 week 15 hours ago) and read 1607 times:

Quoting JAAlbert (Reply 3):
What did the stickers depict?

They included photos of winners of a KLM internet promotion a year or more ago where you could e-mail them your photo along with a statement of why you liked KLM (forget the actual question). Enlarge the photo below and you can see the stickers more clearly. They were designed to look like traditional Dutch Delft tiles.


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Photo © Stefan Sonnenberg



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