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B777 Tail Spot Question

Tue Aug 16, 2005 5:45 pm


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In this picture taken by a Mumbai spotter.Whats the Dark spot on the Tail section.Is it Oil leak or just a Photo defect.
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Ari
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RE: B777 Tail Spot Question

Tue Aug 16, 2005 10:23 pm

Don't know. Could it be a bird in the foreground??

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RE: B777 Tail Spot Question

Tue Aug 16, 2005 10:26 pm

Looks like a bird or something. Not sure, I am sure if it were an oil leak you would see it all running down towards the ground.
 
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RE: B777 Tail Spot Question

Tue Aug 16, 2005 10:39 pm

Definitely looks like a bird in flight that was captured when the pic was taken.

On another note, when is AI going to update their livery? I think that pattern and colors have been around for over 30 years, if not more, and it's looking mighty archaic emblazoned on a modern state-of-the-art aircraft like a 777.
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RE: B777 Tail Spot Question

Tue Aug 16, 2005 10:43 pm

Quoting RedFlyer (Reply 3):
On another note, when is AI going to update their livery? I think that pattern and colors have been around for over 30 years, if not more, and it's looking mighty archaic emblazoned on a modern state-of-the-art aircraft like a 777.

In the late 1980s Air India updated its livery. The result was a wave of protest which ended up with questions in Parliament.

After a couple of years, Air India gave in to overwhelming pressure and reverted to the livery adopted for the original 747s in a move not dissimilar to BA abandoning the "World" tails
 
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RE: B777 Tail Spot Question

Wed Aug 17, 2005 12:12 am

Could it be a Crow flying from Left to Right.


Quoting RedFlyer (Reply 3):
On another note, when is AI going to update their livery? I think that pattern and colors have been around for over 30 years, if not more, and it's looking mighty archaic emblazoned on a modern state-of-the-art aircraft like a 777.

They tried it for a small duration with no success & then reverted to the old Livery.Which personally I think looks great on the B747s.
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RE: B777 Tail Spot Question

Wed Aug 17, 2005 12:34 am

Looks to me like a bird flying from left to right. Lucky bugger! Think of the views it must have! Big grin
 
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RE: B777 Tail Spot Question

Wed Aug 17, 2005 2:19 am

Looks like a 777 stratotanker to me Smile

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