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What Is Your Favorite Tail Design?

Sun Oct 19, 2003 7:53 pm

Throughout the world, many airlines try to be creative with their paint schemes. Their tails are what stand out while taxiing around and even during flight. What are some of your favorites?
 
Jaspike
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RE: What Is Your Favorite Tail Design?

Sun Oct 19, 2003 8:01 pm

A few of my favourites..


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RE: What Is Your Favorite Tail Design?

Sun Oct 19, 2003 8:11 pm

I totally love the BA Union Jack tail design and the new Delta design.


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RE: What Is Your Favorite Tail Design?

Sun Oct 19, 2003 8:12 pm

jaspike, you hit the jack pot there!!!

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RE: What Is Your Favorite Tail Design?

Sun Oct 19, 2003 9:44 pm

I knew there'd be a post somewhere in here from you Simon Big thumbs up

The new SU livery is nice, that's now one of my favourites up with FH Smile

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RE: What Is Your Favorite Tail Design?

Sun Oct 19, 2003 9:47 pm

My favorite is a tie between the Chelsea Rose and the Emirates Flag design. They both show a lot of class and professionalism.
 
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RE: What Is Your Favorite Tail Design?

Sun Oct 19, 2003 10:09 pm

Here is my top three:


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RE: What Is Your Favorite Tail Design?

Sun Oct 19, 2003 11:01 pm

I love the big Qantas 'Roo. Instantly recognizable, and cool, too....jack
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RE: What Is Your Favorite Tail Design?

Sun Oct 19, 2003 11:49 pm

A few of my favorites...


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RE: What Is Your Favorite Tail Design?

Mon Oct 20, 2003 12:07 am

The Frontier animal's of course! It just doesn't get much better than that!  Smile


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RE: What Is Your Favorite Tail Design?

Mon Oct 20, 2003 12:15 am

My Fav's (Other than JetBlue)


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Mon Oct 20, 2003 12:23 am


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RE: What Is Your Favorite Tail Design?

Mon Oct 20, 2003 12:34 am

Well I love lots of different tail designs but my top 3 are:


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Mon Oct 20, 2003 12:38 am


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RE: What Is Your Favorite Tail Design?

Mon Oct 20, 2003 12:54 am

favourite:
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RE: What Is Your Favorite Tail Design?

Mon Oct 20, 2003 1:05 am

Here are two great tails I know.

MEA's Cedar, very unique:


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And Armenian Int'l Airways, good design:


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I also find Frontier's different tails very interesting. Delta's new tail looks great too.
 
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RE: What Is Your Favorite Tail Design?

Mon Oct 20, 2003 1:06 am


My favourite tail designs are as follows:


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RE: What Is Your Favorite Tail Design?

Mon Oct 20, 2003 1:33 am

This is my all time favourite


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RE: What Is Your Favorite Tail Design?

Mon Oct 20, 2003 1:34 am

Anything Frontier is the best



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RE: What Is Your Favorite Tail Design?

Mon Oct 20, 2003 1:38 am

I quite like the Thomas Cook livery, the tail is particularly cool. When looked at up close you can see it's very cleverly made


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RE: What Is Your Favorite Tail Design?

Mon Oct 20, 2003 1:50 am

Airpolonia:




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RE: What Is Your Favorite Tail Design?

Mon Oct 20, 2003 1:50 am


My favourite would definitely have to be Frontier's animals, Aeroflot and Gulf Air's in new colors
 
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RE: What Is Your Favorite Tail Design?

Mon Oct 20, 2003 1:56 am

ATA's ribbons, really eye-catching:

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Anything on Gulf Air but especially the latest one... that eagle looks like it's about to touch down on some creature on the runway.

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And that chica with the feathers.  Smile

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RE: What Is Your Favorite Tail Design?

Mon Oct 20, 2003 2:14 am


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RE: What Is Your Favorite Tail Design?

Mon Oct 20, 2003 2:29 am

These are good too...

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RE: What Is Your Favorite Tail Design?

Mon Oct 20, 2003 4:37 am

This one's easy...


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RE: What Is Your Favorite Tail Design?

Mon Oct 20, 2003 4:47 am

Its nice.

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Its Canadian.

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RE: What Is Your Favorite Tail Design?

Mon Oct 20, 2003 4:55 am

I love Frontier's because of the animals, and I love Air Jamaica's because of the colors.

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RE: What Is Your Favorite Tail Design?

Mon Oct 20, 2003 5:18 am

US Airways


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RE: What Is Your Favorite Tail Design?

Mon Oct 20, 2003 5:35 am

It remains a great design...

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RE: What Is Your Favorite Tail Design?

Mon Oct 20, 2003 5:59 am

My #1 favorite: Love  Love

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RE: What Is Your Favorite Tail Design?

Mon Oct 20, 2003 7:23 am

South African
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I also love all the animal tails of Frontier
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RE: What Is Your Favorite Tail Design?

Mon Oct 20, 2003 7:53 am

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RE: What Is Your Favorite Tail Design?

Mon Oct 20, 2003 8:05 am

Mine would easily be BA's "Chelsea Rose"

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RE: What Is Your Favorite Tail Design?

Mon Oct 20, 2003 8:12 am

Aloha


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RE: What Is Your Favorite Tail Design?

Mon Oct 20, 2003 8:16 am

I know that we are only at 34 replies, but it is taking a while to load, so who votes to start a part 2?
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RE: What Is Your Favorite Tail Design?

Mon Oct 20, 2003 8:18 am

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RE: What Is Your Favorite Tail Design?

Mon Oct 20, 2003 9:34 am

DELTA DELTA ALL THE WAY!!
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RE: What Is Your Favorite Tail Design?

Mon Oct 20, 2003 12:40 pm

My favorite tail design is British Airways, Cathay Pacific,
and Japan Airlines ( new design)