Photo Album: "El arte de Mexicana"

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“ A collection of photos showing the variety of Mexicana's tail art.”

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Mexicana
Airbus A320-231
Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX)
USA - California, December 1992
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N230RX (cn 230) "Cuitlahuac". Wears orange tail livery rolling runway 25L to MEX. First flight was July 2, 1991. Delivery date was December 1, 1991. Other serials - F-WWDI with Airbus Industrie, SX-BSJ with Ambassador Awys, A4O-MA with Oman Air, D-AFRO with Fly FTI & Pegasus, G-BYFS with Airtours Intl Awys, C-GTDO with Skyservice Als, G-SSAS with My Travel Awys, Airtours Intl Awys, & My Travel Lite, N230RX with ORIX Avtn, and also UR-DAB with Donbassaero & Volito Avtn. Stored at MCI on April 23, 2013 as N790JM.
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Photo ID: 0745311
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Mexicana
Airbus A320-231
Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX)
USA - California, December 1996
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F-OHMK (cn 296) "Tepic". Seen over the numbers landing runway 25L from ACA, wearing grayish/silver tail logo. Green tail logo applied shortly after. First flight was February 4, 1992. Delivery date was March 25, 1992. Other serials - F-WWIH with Airbus Industrie, XA-RJY with Mexicana - re-serialled to F-OHMK from XA-RJY, and Mexibus Lease, and also XA-MXW with Mexicana - ceased operations on August 28, 2010. Great memories of Mexicana DC-10 and 727 aircraft at LAX.
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Photo ID: 2168441
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Mexicana
Airbus A320-231
Mexico City (- Licenciado Benito Juarez International) (MEX / MMMX)
Mexico, February 1992
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N247RX (cn 247) Aztlan means "Land of cranes". Mythological northamerican land from where according to the tradition, the Aztecs came.
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Photo ID: 2162296
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Mexicana
Airbus A320-231
Mexico City (- Licenciado Benito Juarez International) (MEX / MMMX)
Mexico, February 10, 1994
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XA-RYQ (cn 259) Teotitlan del Valle is a town in the State of Oaxaca, its name means in Nahuatl "Among the houses of the Gods". The main interest of this town is the making of sarapes, rugs and tapestry out of wool.
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Photo ID: 2094536
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Mexicana
Airbus A320-231
Mexico City (- Licenciado Benito Juarez International) (MEX / MMMX)
Mexico, January 1993
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XA-RJW (cn 275) Huajicori is a small town in the State of Nayarit, hence the same design as Huichol
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Photo ID: 0494206
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Mexicana
Airbus A320-231
Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX)
USA - California, May 1995
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XA-RYS (cn 260) "Tecpantla". Seen lifting off runway 24L to MEX. First flight was October 16, 1991. Delivery date was December 16, 1991. Other serials - F-OHMG with Mexicana and AIFS - Alpha Investment & Financial Services, F-WWBL with Airbus Industrie, XA-RYS with Mexibus, and also XA-MXT with Mexicana. Mexicana ceased operations on August 28, 2010. Stored at MEX in 2010.
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Photo ID: 0967067
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Mexicana
Airbus A320-231
Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX)
USA - California, May 1995
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XA-RZU (cn 252) "Tlapa". Seen using taxiway Echo to gate after clearing runway 24L from PVR. Nice colored tail. First flight was September 25, 1991. Delivery date was December 6, 1991. Other serials - F-WWBD with Airbus Industrie, and F-OHME and XA-MXR with Mexicana - named "Nueva York", and also XA-RZU with Mexibus. Wears FN RZU with Mexicana. Mexicana ceased operations on August 28, 2010.
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Photo ID: 2081414
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Mexicana
Boeing 727-264/Adv
Mexico City (- Licenciado Benito Juarez International) (MEX / MMMX)
Mexico, October 1991
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XA-HOH (cn 21577/1379) It had the same tail design as Temoaya but with a pink colour variation. It was named after the capital of the State of Mexico
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Photo ID: 1596269
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Mexicana
Boeing 727-264/Adv
Mexico City (- Licenciado Benito Juarez International) (MEX / MMMX)
Mexico, July 1995
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XA-MEL (cn 22413/1728) You might want to tighten those seatbelts folks...those clouds don't look too friendly!
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Photo ID: 0494209
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Mexicana
Boeing 727-264/Adv
Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX)
USA - California, May 1995
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XA-MEL (cn 22413/1728) "Metztitlan". Has also carried names "Patzcuaro" and "Manzanillo". Seen using taxiway Echo eastbound clear of runway 24L to the gate. First flight was March 9, 1981. Delivery date was March 27, 1981. Other serials - XA-FPA with PFP - Policia Federal Preventiva - delivered during January 2003.
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Photo ID: 2126650
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Boeing 727-264/Adv
Mexico City (- Licenciado Benito Juarez International) (MEX / MMMX)
Mexico, November 1993
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XA-MEE (cn 22157/1619) Temoaya a town located 11 miles fromToluca . It is known for its large ethnic Otomi population, the Centro Ceremonial Otomí and its tradition of making Persian style rugs using Mexican designs. This is what we can see in this tail design. The name “Temoaya” comes from the Nahuatl phrase “Temoayan” which means “place of descending.”
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Photo ID: 2117885
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Boeing 727-264/Adv
Mexico City (- Licenciado Benito Juarez International) (MEX / MMMX)
Mexico, August 7, 1992
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XA-MXB (cn 22662/1776) Azcapotzalco The design chosen for this aircraft belongs to a carved stela in the ruins of Azcapotzalco. During the 13th century the Teponecas tribe turned it into their capital. The design represents the God Quetzalcoatl "The feathered serpent"
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Photo ID: 2118764
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Boeing 727-2Q6/Adv
Mexico City (- Licenciado Benito Juarez International) (MEX / MMMX)
Mexico, March 17, 1993
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N1279E (cn 21971/1540) Olinala a small village in Guerrero has preserved the art of lacquered by decorating wooden objects with popular drawings like rabbits, frets or flowers. This is what we can see in this tail design. N1279E was the first aircraft taken to the paint shop for the new image of Mexicana
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Photo ID: 2059557
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Boeing 727-264/Adv
Mexico City (- Licenciado Benito Juarez International) (MEX / MMMX)
Mexico, September 2, 1993
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XA-HOV (cn 21637/1429) Representation of the Aztec God Quetzalcoatl which might be one of the most attractive tail designs. Baptized Atzacualco a district of ancient Tenochtitlan meaning in Nahuatl, "where the water is kept"
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Photo ID: 2156818
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Boeing 727-264/Adv
Mexico City (- Licenciado Benito Juarez International) (MEX / MMMX)
Mexico, July 1992
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XA-MEF (cn 22158/1642) Tula the ancient capital city of the Toltecs. It was a precinct containing pyramids, ball courts, and vast colonnaded halls. Distinctive Toltec features here include terraced pyramids colonnaded buildings, and relief sculptures such as Atlantean figures. Human figures known as “atlantes” served as main pillars in the temple that stood atop the main pyramid.
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Photo ID: 2111336
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Boeing 727-264/Adv
Mexico City (- Licenciado Benito Juarez International) (MEX / MMMX)
Mexico, September 14, 1993
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XA-MEC (cn 21838/1547) Nayarit is a State of Mexico. It is precisely here where the Huicholes live. One of the most famous textiles of Nayarit are made by this ethnic group. A colourful embroidery is represented on the tail fin . XA-MEC made its first flight with this livery on January 27, 1991
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Photo ID: 2086046
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Boeing 727-2Q6/Adv
Mexico City (- Licenciado Benito Juarez International) (MEX / MMMX)
Mexico, November 1991
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N1280E (cn 21972/1637) Wearing an unfinished purple livery. 3 years later, it was painted all white with a large black logo
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Photo ID: 2106938
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Fokker 100 (F-28-0100)
Mexico City (- Licenciado Benito Juarez International) (MEX / MMMX)
Mexico, September 14, 1993
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XA-SHG (cn 11410) Chimalpopoca was King of the Aztecs between 1414-1428. He succeeded Huitzilihuitl. His name means "Smoking shield"
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Photo ID: 2095059
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Fokker 100 (F-28-0100)
Mexico City (- Licenciado Benito Juarez International) (MEX / MMMX)
Mexico, August 1, 1993
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XA-SHJ (cn 11319) Tetlepanquetzal was a Mexican King, He was the fourth Tepanec King of Tlacopan, and reigned after 1503 as a tributary of the Mexican emperor Moctezuma II
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Photo ID: 2129974
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Fokker 100 (F-28-0100)
Mexico City (- Licenciado Benito Juarez International) (MEX / MMMX)
Mexico, May 1994
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XA-SHI (cn 11309) Nezahualcoyotl meaning "Coyote who Fasts" was a philosopher, warrior, architect, poet and ruler of the city-state of Texcoco in pre-Columbian Mexico.
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Photo ID: 2383408
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Boeing 727-264/Adv
Mexico City (- Licenciado Benito Juarez International) (MEX / MMMX)
Mexico, January 26, 1995
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XA-HON (cn 21617/1416) Pictured after returning from Aeroperu and named Teotihuacan. It was a pre-Columbian Mesoamerican city. The archaeological site is located approximately 40 kilometers from Mexico city. Apart from the pyramids, Teotihuacan is also anthropologically significant for its complex, multi-family residential compounds, the Avenue of the Dead, and the small portion of its vibrant murals that have been exceptionally well-preserved.
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Boeing 727-2M7/Adv
Mexico City (- Licenciado Benito Juarez International) (MEX / MMMX)
Mexico, November 20, 1991
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XA-MXE (cn 21457/1302) Tehuayo, northern province from where the peoples of Anahuac purportedly came from. This was the most difficult tail to photograph. It is almost impossible to distinguish the purple design from the blue background
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