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MD-11 With Turquoise Belly-- Whose?  
User currently offlineTimz From United States of America, joined Sep 1999, 7009 posts, RR: 6
Posted (12 years 8 months 3 weeks 2 days 11 hours ago) and read 2111 times:

This morning around 1000 PST an MD11 flew over Oakland NNWbound at maybe FL350, presumably out of LAX bound for the Orient. The bottom of the fuselage was uniform turquoise color. I took a quick look at the VARIG MD11s in the picture collection and didn't find it there-- so whose was it?

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User currently offlineAlitalia744 From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 4786 posts, RR: 43
Reply 1, posted (12 years 8 months 3 weeks 2 days 11 hours ago) and read 2103 times:

It could have possibly been VASP maybe?




Some see lines, others see between the lines.
User currently offlineCerulean From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (12 years 8 months 3 weeks 2 days 10 hours ago) and read 2084 times:

Are you sure it was turquoise and not maybe grey, silver, or some other color? I mean if you saw it at cruising altitude, the plane had to be pretty high up. So unless you looked at it through powerful binoculars or a telescope-especially in the morning-where the light can play tricks on your eyes-where you probably couldn't get a good look at it-it may not have been that color at all.

User currently offlineTimz From United States of America, joined Sep 1999, 7009 posts, RR: 6
Reply 3, posted (12 years 8 months 3 weeks 2 days 10 hours ago) and read 2079 times:

No, we could speculate about what shade of greenish-blue it was, but it was plainly not grey or silver. Is VASP still in business?

User currently offlineCerulean From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 4, posted (12 years 8 months 3 weeks 2 days 10 hours ago) and read 2069 times:

No need to get defensive. I'm simply asking. Because I am racking my brain to think about what MD-11 would be painted in the colors in question.

User currently offline9V-SVA From Singapore, joined Aug 2001, 1861 posts, RR: 7
Reply 5, posted (12 years 8 months 3 weeks 2 days 10 hours ago) and read 2048 times:

I think it was a Korean Air Cargo MD-11 heading back to South Korea.



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User currently offlineTimz From United States of America, joined Sep 1999, 7009 posts, RR: 6
Reply 6, posted (12 years 8 months 3 weeks 2 days 9 hours ago) and read 2003 times:

Does Korean have any special-paint MD-11s? It certainly wasn't their usual white belly.

User currently offlineAA61hvy From United States of America, joined Nov 1999, 13977 posts, RR: 55
Reply 7, posted (12 years 8 months 3 weeks 2 days 9 hours ago) and read 1981 times:

yeah kal has white bellies, i would guys vasp..


Go big or go home
User currently offlineAJ From Australia, joined Nov 1999, 2403 posts, RR: 24
Reply 8, posted (12 years 8 months 3 weeks 2 days 9 hours ago) and read 1965 times:

Doesn't VASP have a grey belly?

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User currently offlineGARUDAROD From United States of America, joined Apr 2000, 1539 posts, RR: 1
Reply 9, posted (12 years 8 months 3 weeks 2 days 7 hours ago) and read 1900 times:



VASP is out of business. Its MD-11s have been returned to the
lessees for over a year. Next guess???? What about EVAs new
paint scheme?????



Cargo doesn't whine, moan, or complain
User currently offlineChiawei From United States of America, joined Nov 2000, 960 posts, RR: 1
Reply 10, posted (12 years 8 months 3 weeks 2 days 7 hours ago) and read 1890 times:

I think it's EVA SFO-ANC-TPE flight. Probably one of its new color MD-11

User currently offlineHkgspotter1 From Hong Kong, joined Nov 2005, 0 posts, RR: 0
Reply 11, posted (12 years 8 months 3 weeks 2 days 7 hours ago) and read 1871 times:

This one:


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User currently offlineAA61hvy From United States of America, joined Nov 1999, 13977 posts, RR: 55
Reply 12, posted (12 years 8 months 3 weeks 2 days 6 hours ago) and read 1854 times:

but it was at FL350, no way a plane could be at 35,000 and be going to sfo.


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User currently offlineTimz From United States of America, joined Sep 1999, 7009 posts, RR: 6
Reply 13, posted (12 years 8 months 3 weeks 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 1709 times:

Thanks guys-- Eva LAX-ANC sounds likely.

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