Jelle
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Color Of Names On KLM Aircraft

Wed Mar 28, 2007 8:40 pm

I know that this has been mentioned before in another thread but I just found the following pictures on the net:

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What I did not notice before, and what wasn't discussed before, is that the name Roodborstje on the PH-BXV first was in white, like used to be the case on KLM aircraft. Before delivery it was changed to blue. Does anyone knows the reason for this? Thanks!
 
MH017
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RE: Color Of Names On KLM Aircraft

Wed Mar 28, 2007 9:19 pm

Jelle,

Probably a mistake as names are in white with the new colours...
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Jelle
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RE: Color Of Names On KLM Aircraft

Wed Mar 28, 2007 9:32 pm

MH017,

You must be right because here it is a picture of the plane on Schiphol (http://www.planespotters.net/Aviation_Photos/photo.show?id=042489) and guess what, the name is in white again.
 
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RE: Color Of Names On KLM Aircraft

Thu Mar 29, 2007 12:38 am

you have the order mixed up..
boeing delivered the bxu with a blue name, and tried to do that with the bxv also, but the klm team had them change that before delivery, final delivery was with a white name
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RE: Color Of Names On KLM Aircraft

Thu Mar 29, 2007 5:00 am

I wondered about the same in this topic (reply 15) KLM's First 737NG With Winglets! (by AirplaneFan Mar 6 2007 in Civil Aviation)
but the answer is still not clear to me

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Jelle
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RE: Color Of Names On KLM Aircraft

Fri Mar 30, 2007 1:43 am

LarSPL,

I guess you are right. On planespotter.net you can find pictures of the PH-BXU with a blue name. For example:

http://www.planespotters.net/Aviation_Photos/photo.show?id=024936

Is the Albatros still flying with its blue name?