Photo 4,260 of 4,263 by Steve Brimley
Photo 4,260 of 4,263 by Steve Brimley
  • Marc Lehmann
    Pan American World Airways - Pan Am (Delta Air Lines)
    Airbus A310-324
    Airbus A310
    Airbus A310
    Airbus
    453
    N817PA
    Frankfurt am Main (Rhein-Main AB)
    Germany
    November 3, 1991
  • 215

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April 11, 2008
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"Clipper Midnight Sun" is ready for pushback from gate B33. This was my last photo of a Pan Am plane. It was already operating for Delta with a small sticker behind the cockpit windows. Soon thereafter the paint was removed, so this was quite a short-lived combination. [Kodachrome 64]
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Comments (7)

Anonymous
8 years ago
Just a usual photo
Anonymous
8 years ago
I love it!
Anonymous
8 years ago
Thats a really nice photo. Shame we cant go back to those days before Pan Am went . I love the LH B737 in the old livery also.
Anonymous
7 years ago
Yes, great nostalgic pic, even tho I cant really talk about nostalgia myself, since this shot was taken exactly one day before I was born! But I just love that Pan Am livery with the large letters spread over the whole fuselage and the Delta sticker makes this one an exclusive shot! And I have to agree with one of the commentors below me, that old Lufthansa livery is also awesome...
Damn when I come to think of it, if all airlines were to go back to an older scheme it would generally give nicer liveries, I think.
Anonymous
7 years ago
I must say this is a classic view at Frankfurt (MAIN): the Pan Am A-310 with the Delta sticker, the Lufthansa B-737 in its old colors and a couple of Lufthansa B-747 in their current scheme. Nobody mentioned the DC-3 on the background. I know it is part of the airport
Anonymous
4 years ago
I mis PanAm... A great pic nonetheless.
And i like that you got the LH 747 classic, 732 and A300 in the pic aswell. Not to mention the DC-3.
Great pic.
Anonymous
4 years ago
This picture brings back memories of PamAm.It used to be that whenever I flew into a major airport and PanAm would be there.I was at Haneda seeing a friend off and he got lucky enough to fly on the 747 that always made a round the world flight.Whenever it was my turn to transfer back to CONUS,I got to fly on a Transinternational Airlines flight out of Clark AB.Coming back from Dhahran Saudi Arabia in '91, the flight before ours was a PanAm flight.We drew a United 747.We got to come home,but I never got to fly on a PanAm plane.I never will either.Oh well all is good.The flight attendants that flew us home were all the most senior attendants,and it was a wonderful 15 hour trip.That 15 hours is not counting time on the ground.Thanks for the memories.