|Quoting Jetfuel (Reply 1):|
Then I realised that one one has to fly the flag, so obviously it will be blown back with the wind
|Quoting F9Animal (Reply 2):|
Your right. Even US flags on the right side of aircraft will usually be backwards. This is done to show the direction the flag would be facing while flying.
|Quoting Cgnnrw (Reply 3):|
Believe it or not I was going to post such a question after seeing several US airliners at CDG last week. Thanks for the beating me to it and clearing that up for me.
|Quoting Fly2CHC (Reply 4):|
But why is it so important? To me it just looks too wierd.
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