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Vasu
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LH 747 With Painting Problem?

Fri Jan 19, 2007 10:04 pm

http://skyliner-aviation.de/photos/01dabtb.jpg

The caption said that "some minor problems occured during painting"

What happened to this 744??
 
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RE: LH 747 With Painting Problem?

Fri Jan 19, 2007 10:11 pm

I'm pretty sure that that is the 747-400 leased from LH to Condor in 1994. This would be the "transition" paint scheme, probably before returning to Condor. However, I don't recall the engines and belly being painted in yellow. A fake, perhaps?
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RE: LH 747 With Painting Problem?

Fri Jan 19, 2007 10:23 pm

Quoting Matt (Reply 1):
'm pretty sure that that is the 747-400 leased from LH to Condor in 1994.

Wasn't that plane leased to DE in order to make LH make flights to Taiwan?
Can someone enlighten me more about this rule that an airline who is flying to Taiwan is not allowed to fly to mainland China!

I think thats the reason, why there is/was for example British Asia Airways, Air France Asia, KLM Asia and Swissair Asia.

Thx for any help!

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RE: LH 747 With Painting Problem?

Fri Jan 19, 2007 10:27 pm

Quoting TommyBP251b (Reply 2):
Can someone enlighten me more about this rule that an airline who is flying to Taiwan is not allowed to fly to mainland China!

From my understanding it is because China refuses to see Taiwan as an independant country as it was a "renegade" state which fought for its own independance, or something similar.

Hence why there are "asia" airlines eg KLM Asia, BA Asia, Air France Asia although I don't recall a Lufthansa Asia so they must have used DE instead.

I'm sure someone can make a better explination than that for you  Smile

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RE: LH 747 With Painting Problem?

Fri Jan 19, 2007 10:28 pm

This is exactly what the caption says:

Photo by: Morne Booij-Liewes (Date: 13.01.2007)
Airline: Lufthansa [D-ABTB]
Type: Boeing 747-400
Airport: South Africa Johannesburg (JNB)
Comment: Ungewöhnlich sieht diese Lufthansa Boeing 747 nach großer Wartung in Johannesburg aus, nachdem es Probleme mit der Lackierung vor Ort gab. / An unusual livery is worn by this Lufthansa Boeing 747-400 after a D-check at Johannesburg. Apparently some minor problems occured during painting.
 
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RE: LH 747 With Painting Problem?

Fri Jan 19, 2007 10:34 pm

Maybe the tan/gold color is the undercoat/primer and they ran out of white paint so she had to leave without a complete paint job?
 
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RE: LH 747 With Painting Problem?

Fri Jan 19, 2007 11:28 pm

Quoting Stitch (Reply 5):
Maybe the tan/gold color is the undercoat/primer and they ran out of white paint so she had to leave without a complete paint job?

No, its all the parts that are grey and blue which appear in gold here. Don´t know why its such a problem to get grey and blue paint.

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