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What Is Your Favorite Theme Plane?  
User currently offlineGundu From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (14 years 10 months 2 weeks 4 days 12 hours ago) and read 1077 times:

What is your favorite theme plane? For me it is the Singapore Airlines B747 Rainbow c/s.

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User currently offlineAC_A340 From Canada, joined Sep 1999, 2251 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (14 years 10 months 2 weeks 4 days 4 hours ago) and read 1021 times:

Air Canada Raptors A320. Excellent.

User currently offlineExnonrev From United States of America, joined Oct 1999, 621 posts, RR: 4
Reply 2, posted (14 years 10 months 2 weeks 4 days 2 hours ago) and read 1016 times:

My two favorite special schemes flying today are American's 1959 "Astrojet" 757 and Air Canada's 1937 "Trans-Canada" A319. I think more airlines should honor their history this way.

Honorable mention goes to TWA's old "Wings of Pride" MD-83. This a/c was acquired in part with employee contributions similar to DL's first 767. The white stripes and lettering on a red background was a real attention-getter. Unfortunately this a/c was repainted in the new Globe scheme and has only small emblems identifying it as "Wings of Pride".


User currently offlineUS521 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (14 years 10 months 2 weeks 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 1005 times:

I think it is Cathay Pacific Spirit of Hong Kong!
Us521


User currently offlineBryanG From United States of America, joined May 1999, 433 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (14 years 10 months 2 weeks 3 days 10 hours ago) and read 1000 times:

I like the UPS Olympic scheme best.

Although it's the same on the 747, 757, and 767, I'm partial to the 757 since I've worked on it a few times on its trips to GSO. It's kept absolutely spotless. You can run your finger down the side with a white glove and end up cleaning the glove. All other airlines with all-white planes should take lessons.

(I've actually seen "wash me" fingered into the dirt on the sides of other airlines' planes before).


User currently offlineLoadmaster From Spain, joined Aug 2003, 29 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (14 years 10 months 2 weeks 3 days 10 hours ago) and read 998 times:

I would have to say my favorite is Shamu from Southwest.
On a lighter note I happened to be on board Lufthansa Cargo's Time Definite aircraft the first time it came to JFK. After landing the tower asked us if we got the German Measles on the way over.



If you pass the colors of the Rainbow, we are gonna miss you.
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