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LH A-321 In Retro Colors - Any Info?

Wed Mar 09, 2005 6:53 am

Hello.

This year Lufthansa celebrates it's 50th birthday  birthday  and therefore a special anniversary flight is planned. Routing will be HAM-DUS-FRA-MUC. Some rumors say that LH will paint an Airbus A 321-100 in retro colors of 1955. Is that true? Does someone have more info about this? Will it really be the A-321 D-AIRX?

Bye and thanks for your input.

Georg.
 
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RE: LH A-321 In Retro Colors - Any Info?

Wed Mar 09, 2005 7:04 am

There was a similar thread a few weeks ago but some members wrote that they know from "insiders" that LH will not paint a plane in the retro colors.

Actually would an A 340 look really great in the old livery but an A 321 is better than nothing, I really hope that we will see such a livery!

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RE: LH A-321 In Retro Colors - Any Info?

Mon Mar 14, 2005 7:25 pm

The March/April issue of the "Skyliner" magazine showed up the following:

"A321-131 c/n 887 D-AIRX Lufthansa to be painted at HAM 19-29mar05 in 1955 livery"

If this is really going to happen... Wow!

Gotta annoy the "Schrebergärtner" at HAM once again:D

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RE: LH A-321 In Retro Colors - Any Info?

Mon Mar 14, 2005 7:32 pm

Hey !!!

Now that would be great !!!

Personally, I think the those colours were the most beautyful LH has used....!!

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RE: LH A-321 In Retro Colors - Any Info?

Mon Mar 14, 2005 7:36 pm

Quoting Dba4U (Reply 2):
The March/April issue of the "Skyliner" magazine showed up the following:

"A321-131 c/n 887 D-AIRX Lufthansa to be painted at HAM 19-29mar05 in 1955 livery"

I really hope it happens, but the source is not very reliable. Skyliner is famous for announcing rumours as "true", plus the magazine has always been full of mistakes. The current issue's registration section is once again a negative example...  thumbsdown 


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RE: LH A-321 In Retro Colors - Any Info?

Mon Mar 14, 2005 8:05 pm

LH would paint one acft from every type  Wink
 
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RE: LH A-321 In Retro Colors - Any Info?

Mon Mar 14, 2005 9:36 pm

Quoting Ts-ior (Reply 5):
LH would paint one acft from every type

Yeah, and on the selected a/c PTVs will be installed.
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RE: LH A-321 In Retro Colors - Any Info?

Mon Mar 14, 2005 10:21 pm

According the news the A321 will receive the Metropolitan era paint design (white tail with blue Lufthansa logo, white aircraft with blue cheatline)

Not this (visualized on an A333) one unfortunately:


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RE: LH A-321 In Retro Colors - Any Info?

Mon Mar 14, 2005 10:38 pm

Or it will be this paint design though....

 
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RE: LH A-321 In Retro Colors - Any Info?

Mon Mar 14, 2005 10:53 pm

Norbert, it´ll be the design on your A333. The classic one from the Starliner and the 707-430, and not the very first postwar-design from 1955 seen on the first Super Constellation. It´ll look stunning, not only because the A321 is the nearest in overall dimension to the 707.
 
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RE: LH A-321 In Retro Colors - Any Info?

Mon Mar 14, 2005 11:37 pm

If they do it (and I still doubt it), I'll demand royalties. Big grin Big grin I made this proposal in the LH-internal "idea management", and it was turned down.

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RE: LH A-321 In Retro Colors - Any Info?

Tue Mar 15, 2005 1:42 am

I heard it will be the he very first postwar-design from 1955 seen on the first Convair CV 240s and not the one of the 707 era.
I also heard the plane will be at some events :

Friday 1st. April MUC
Saturday 2nd. April HAM
Friday 27th. Mai Berlin probably TXL
Saturday 25th. Juni FRA
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RE: LH A-321 In Retro Colors - Any Info?

Tue Mar 15, 2005 2:57 am

Quoting LY7E7 (Reply 6):
Quoting Ts-ior (Reply 5):
LH would paint one acft from every type

Yeah, and on the selected a/c PTVs will be installed.

The PTVs will be on selected seats only as follows: only prime numbered rows can get PTVs and no more than 3 PTVs can be in a single row. In addition, there should be at least 2 non-PTV seats between any 2 PTV seats. Hope this helps.  Smile

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