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First 777 And New Paint For Taag Angola

Thu Aug 31, 2006 10:46 am

Yeah I plug my own shots.


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gunsontheroof
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RE: First 777 And New Paint For Taag Angola

Thu Aug 31, 2006 10:49 am

I saw this one in the paint hangar at PAE back on July 26...thought it looked pretty stylin' at the time, and I only saw the tail! Great shots.
 
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RE: First 777 And New Paint For Taag Angola

Thu Aug 31, 2006 10:57 am

Pretty sweet. Nice work, as always!
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RE: First 777 And New Paint For Taag Angola

Thu Aug 31, 2006 11:00 am

That livery is fantastic...it really fits well the triple 7.
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jaysit
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RE: First 777 And New Paint For Taag Angola

Thu Aug 31, 2006 11:13 am

Beautiful.

Now that looks fantastic on the 777.
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DeltaSFO
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RE: First 777 And New Paint For Taag Angola

Thu Aug 31, 2006 11:25 am

Now that is one good looking 777. Any word as to where they will fly them?
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sw733
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RE: First 777 And New Paint For Taag Angola

Thu Aug 31, 2006 12:00 pm

WOW, looks great! Congrats to my neighbors to the north.  Smile I know a few people in Angola, who normally do not give a darn about planes, and they are so proud of this airline - it gives their nation a face other than what the world normally sees, which is starvation, poverty and war. I am sure they are extremely proud to see this great plane in this great scheme.
 
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RE: First 777 And New Paint For Taag Angola

Thu Aug 31, 2006 12:03 pm

Quoting DeltaSFO (Reply 5):
Now that is one good looking 777. Any word as to where they will fly them?

I would guess LIS has to be the #1 destination for this bird, followed by GRU and than JNB
 
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RE: First 777 And New Paint For Taag Angola

Thu Aug 31, 2006 12:09 pm

Quoting SW733 (Reply 7):
I would guess LIS has to be the #1 destination for this bird, followed by GRU and than JNB

A little correction, GRU is not TAAG destination, its GIG.

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sw733
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RE: First 777 And New Paint For Taag Angola

Thu Aug 31, 2006 12:18 pm

Quoting LipeGIG (Reply 8):
A little correction, GRU is not TAAG destination, its GIG.

Ah, ok, thanks, my mistake. Than I would replace GRU with GIG as #2 on my guess list.
 
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RE: First 777 And New Paint For Taag Angola

Thu Aug 31, 2006 12:22 pm

Why didnt they just buy one of the dis-used United 777s

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RE: First 777 And New Paint For Taag Angola

Thu Aug 31, 2006 12:35 pm

I like the colours on the 777! Nice job!

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RE: First 777 And New Paint For Taag Angola

Thu Aug 31, 2006 12:50 pm

That's a hot looking 777! I wish the best of luck to TAAG. I hope that not only the new livery, but also the new aircraft become a symbol of a country making progress after a long time of suffering and poverty.
 
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RE: First 777 And New Paint For Taag Angola

Thu Aug 31, 2006 1:21 pm

Absolutely stunning! A very modern take on a long-standing livery. It looks amazing on the T7. And those engines......  drool 

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RE: First 777 And New Paint For Taag Angola

Fri Sep 01, 2006 7:29 pm

Quoting MEABeirut (Reply 13):
Absolutely stunning!

Hello MEABeirut!You are absolutely right ! it looks very elegant as well
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RE: First 777 And New Paint For Taag Angola

Sat Sep 02, 2006 4:56 am

What routes will this bird ply?
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RE: First 777 And New Paint For Taag Angola

Sat Sep 02, 2006 5:10 am

Sweet Scheme, is this a lease or a buy ?
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RE: First 777 And New Paint For Taag Angola

Sat Sep 02, 2006 7:01 am

I was born in Angola and lived there until 1975. I live in Renton now and have seen both new 737's in the new livary soon after roll out. The livary looks very smart on the 737 as well as the 772.

I hope Clickhappy can swing by Renton and catch the second 737 in full livary that appeard this week at RNT. My lens is not long enough to photographs planes at RNT. Or maybe at BFI when the plane ends up there.

I am very proud of this new livary and of TAAG.I flew them back when they were DTA and after they were re-named TAAG, all flights were on Fokker F27's.
 
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RE: First 777 And New Paint For Taag Angola

Sat Sep 02, 2006 7:30 am

Destinations will be : LIS , GIG , CDG , LHR , JNB.
 
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RE: First 777 And New Paint For Taag Angola

Sat Sep 02, 2006 7:47 am

Royal, plugging his own pictures? No way...
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