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by 777222LR
Wed Aug 21, 2019 8:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Disloyal jews - anti semitism?
Replies: 43
Views: 1188

Re: Disloyal jews - anti semitism?

I wonder how many of the people getting their panties in a twist on account of this saw no issues with Hillary claiming women who voted for Trump did so because their husbands told them to. Also, how many call black people who do not vote Democrat "Uncle Toms", or claim that lower middle ...

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by 777222LR
Wed Aug 21, 2019 11:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Disloyal jews - anti semitism?
Replies: 43
Views: 1188

Re: Disloyal jews - anti semitism?

https://mobile.twitter.com/realDonaldTr ... 6205654016

And here we are this fine Wednesday morning with DT retweeting someone likening him to the 2nd coming of God, and "The King of Israel."
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And here we are this fine Wednesday morning with DT retweeting someone likening him to the 2nd coming of God, and "The King of Israel."

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by 777222LR
Wed Aug 21, 2019 11:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Disloyal jews - anti semitism?
Replies: 43
Views: 1188

Re: Disloyal jews - anti semitism?

After mr Trump accusing jews voting for democrating party disloyal or ignorant, isaccusing jews for disloyalty cinsidered anti semitic? Historicly jews has repetly been accused of dissloyalty and this has been considered classical case of anti semitism. When MrTrump use the same expression can it b...

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by 777222LR
Wed Aug 21, 2019 10:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump wants to buy Greenland
Replies: 205
Views: 6182

Re: Trump wants to buy Greenland

It's gotten to the point where I just don't have any more words for Trump...every day it's something new, embarrassing, and idiotic. He's a tabloid president. He's a Kim Kardashian president. He lives in a fantasy world, where free press, or any press, is his ultimate goal. As much as he hates them,...

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by 777222LR
Tue Aug 20, 2019 4:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: trump annoyed with fox news poll results
Replies: 37
Views: 1183

Re: trump annoyed with fox news poll results

If I lied as much as he does regarding my job, I would have been fired like 2 weeks in. Not to mention all of the other stuff he says. Seriously, just go say the same things and see what HR does with you. Yet, he's the president. Sad state of affairs we are in...

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by 777222LR
Sat Aug 17, 2019 7:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Whom will be the Republican candidate when Trump drops out?
Replies: 55
Views: 1772

Re: Whom will be the Republican candidate when Trump drops out?

Donald Trump's ego will not let him drop out.

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by 777222LR
Fri Aug 16, 2019 10:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US customs outage
Replies: 9
Views: 2574

Re: US customs outage

A customs agent was probably on a.net and downloaded the file from the "Update your Adobe Flash" pop-up ad.

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by 777222LR
Tue Aug 13, 2019 1:08 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Scammy Pop-Up Windows
Replies: 9
Views: 1221

Re: Scammy Pop-Up Windows

1 week since last moderator response and the "Update your flash" pop ups are as bad as ever.

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by 777222LR
Mon Aug 12, 2019 11:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hong Kong airport disruptions due protest
Replies: 168
Views: 27400

Re: Hong Kong airport cancel all flights today

Looks like UA 179 is about to land there from EWR.

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by 777222LR
Sun Aug 11, 2019 6:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bird Logos on Asian Airlines
Replies: 54
Views: 6141

Re: Bird Logos on Asian Airlines

Don't forget that American Airlines also has a bird.

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by 777222LR
Fri Aug 09, 2019 11:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pet pics thread
Replies: 7
Views: 668

Re: Pet pics thread

https://scontent-dfw5-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/50771907_10107231479688627_1747184153322848256_o.jpg?_nc_cat=111&_nc_oc=AQlaYpA4yD6WM6vozzP05P0c8BtdRkvwqLE--xLzHuGz7OVLRaTD_6tbjhlGyXG4j-E&_nc_ht=scontent-dfw5-1.xx&oh=43f09b4bc91ddf0c5ec76cb049e99fab&oe=5DD32A01 This is George. He's a ...

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by 777222LR
Thu Aug 08, 2019 7:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X Testing Thread - 2019
Replies: 640
Views: 166230

Re: Boeing 777X Testing Thread - 2019

It's definitely a good looking aircraft. Can we expect the wing flex to more along the lines of the 787 now since the wings are carbon fiber? (Correct me if I'm wrong on that).

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by 777222LR
Wed Aug 07, 2019 7:18 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Scammy Pop-Up Windows
Replies: 9
Views: 1221

Re: Scammy Pop-Up Windows

Still pretty bad with the flash update pop ups. It makes navigating the site very difficult.

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by 777222LR
Mon Aug 05, 2019 10:48 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Scammy Pop-Up Windows
Replies: 9
Views: 1221

Re: Scammy Pop-Up Windows

Yes, I mentioned it in another thread but my post wasn't acknowledged. it's really bad. I installed an Adblocker because of it, but it hasn't worked against those two phishing scams. Can we please get this fixed? Happens every time I go to view another forum, click on a thread, etc. It's gotten wors...

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by 777222LR
Sun Aug 04, 2019 10:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Introverts unite!
Replies: 44
Views: 1888

Re: Introverts unite!

Me, 100 percent. My job requires me to be social in client relations. What I've found is that I'm extroverted when I'm telling or teaching someone about something work-related. What I can't do well is small talk. It makes me totally bug out. I don't drink, so alcohol is of no use to me, though when ...

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by 777222LR
Sat Aug 03, 2019 6:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump begins attack on Cities
Replies: 110
Views: 3731

Re: Trump begins attack on Cities

Several users on this forum blasted Trump when he complained about the corruption in Puerto Rico and that the money wasn't being used appropriately. They labeled him racist. Well now look at the news. Puerto Rico's governor resigned amid a massive corruption scandal related to hurricane aid funding...

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by 777222LR
Sat Aug 03, 2019 12:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump begins attack on Cities
Replies: 110
Views: 3731

Re: Trump begins attack on Cities

What Trump said is true, as confirmed by Bernie Sanders and PBS, among others. The left is so determined to attack Trump that they are now attacking him for stating the truth. They will stop at nothing. He just retweeted someones tweet that contained the phrases: "Nipple-height mayor" and...

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by 777222LR
Sat Aug 03, 2019 11:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump begins attack on Cities
Replies: 110
Views: 3731

Re: Trump begins attack on Cities

So we’ve come full circle with the last two posts. It’s bad when Trump says it but perfectly fine when Sanders and PBS say it. The candor is appreciated. Trump has consistently shown us who he is on Twitter. How can you look at his Twitter feed and consistently back him up? He's tweeting about a ra...

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by 777222LR
Sat Aug 03, 2019 11:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump begins attack on Cities
Replies: 110
Views: 3731

Re: Trump begins attack on Cities

So we’ve come full circle with the last two posts. It’s bad when Trump says it but perfectly fine when Sanders and PBS say it. The candor is appreciated. This is the problem with Trump supporters. They take a line or action completely out of context, and spin it, then say, "But Bernie! But Hil...

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by 777222LR
Sat Aug 03, 2019 11:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump begins attack on Cities
Replies: 110
Views: 3731

Re: Trump begins attack on Cities

So we’ve come full circle with the last two posts. It’s bad when Trump says it but perfectly fine when Sanders and PBS say it. The candor is appreciated. This is the problem with Trump supporters. They take a line or action completely out of context, and spin it, then say, "But Bernie! But Hil...

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by 777222LR
Fri Aug 02, 2019 4:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump begins attack on Cities
Replies: 110
Views: 3731

Re: Trump begins attack on Cities

So let me ask this: What is wrong with saying that living in Baltimore is like "living in a third world country?" Because the people who live there are not from 3rd world countries. He should instead, offer some sort of support, and aid, if he is so offended by it. Again, he's only "...

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by 777222LR
Fri Jul 26, 2019 12:05 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Update - Punch List of Bugs, Errors, Requests
Replies: 105
Views: 10632

Re: Update - Punch List of Bugs, Errors, Requests

Anyone else getting the, "Adobe Flash Player Out of Date" pop-up when navigating the site? I know mine is not out of date, and I don't want to download some random pop up only coming from a.net.

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by 777222LR
Tue Jul 23, 2019 1:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flight detours due to geopolitical instability
Replies: 26
Views: 4048

Re: Flight detours due to geopolitical instability

Flew QR DFW-DOH-CPT recently. The most notable was the flight to CPT. We went northeast around UAE/OMAN through the Strait of Hormuz then back west and south toward Africa. Not sure how much time this added, but direct would have been overlying Saudi Arabia and Yemen. I got to enjoy QR's business pr...

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by 777222LR
Sat Jul 06, 2019 2:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future operators of Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner
Replies: 90
Views: 15410

Re: Future operators of Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner

The amount of 787's flying across the Pacific now is astonishing. I was messing around on Flightradar24 the other day and was amazed at how many were out there.

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by 777222LR
Thu Jun 27, 2019 9:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oklahoma City Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 17
Views: 2227

Re: Oklahoma City Aviation Thread - 2019

What do you think is holding OKC back from getting international flights (even if only seasonal)? It's certainly not just simply that OKC is close to DFW as SMF is close to SFO and SAT is close to IAH yet they have international services. A U.S. airline willing to fly OKC-CUN/MBJ/PUJ? I might be cr...

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by 777222LR
Sat Jun 22, 2019 3:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X Testing Thread - 2019
Replies: 640
Views: 166230

Re: Boeing 777X Testing Thread - 2019

Am I the only one that thinks the thicker inlet of the GE9X gives it a smaller look compared to the -115B? I’m aware the GE9X is larger. You are not the only one. I was kind of disappointed to see how "small" the engines looked when the first photos of the 777X were released. Agreed. The ...

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by 777222LR
Sat Jun 22, 2019 2:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X Testing Thread - 2019
Replies: 640
Views: 166230

Re: Boeing 777X Testing Thread - 2019

Looking at the photos, I'm trying to discern the differences between the 777X and the 777-300ER. I know the obvious, but is the landing gear taller on this one and is the dihedral of the wings on the 777X larger? Also noticing we have an additional flap canoe and when the wings unfold, there is stil...

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by 777222LR
Sat Jun 15, 2019 9:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unconfirmed: Qatar to put Hamad Int Airport expansion on halt
Replies: 25
Views: 4749

Re: Qatar to put Hamad Int Airport expansion on halt

I flew Qatar Airways recently from the US to South Africa. DOH is an amazing airport to transfer through. I stayed in the in-airport Oryx hotel since I had a 9 hour layover. The QSuite on the 777-300ER is phenomenal. The service on all 4 flights was incredible. It's a shame about the blockade. We fo...

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by 777222LR
Thu May 23, 2019 1:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dallas/Fort Worth Aviation Thread (DFW/DAL) - 2019
Replies: 534
Views: 67121

Re: Dallas/Fort Worth Aviation Thread (DFW/DAL) - 2019

IrishTexan wrote:
Anyone know when the AA flagship lounge in D will open? Tks


I was at the Qatar Lounge on the 13th of May. I thought I overheard the guy at the desk up there say the new lounge would be opening that Thursday, which would have been 5/17. Definitely could be wrong.

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by 777222LR
Wed May 22, 2019 5:54 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Are we approaching world where there´s only twin-engined jets?
Replies: 15
Views: 2618

Re: Are we approaching world where there´s only twin-engined jets?

UA857 wrote:
With the end of the 747, A340 and A380 approaching are we approaching a world with only twins?


One word, yes.

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by 777222LR
Mon May 20, 2019 6:00 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Will UA, DL and AA ever return to the Middle East?
Replies: 47
Views: 6008

Re: Will UA, DL and AA ever return to the Middle East?

I think US govt/military contracts had some bearing. Those things change fast as the underlying politics shift. They did. When B6/EK won the US government contract with their codeshare arrangement, DL and UA both pulled out. The ME3 with their subsidies (I know, theoretically they don’t exist, but....

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by 777222LR
Sat May 18, 2019 8:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Korean Air Athens flight?
Replies: 7
Views: 8434

Re: Korean Air Athens flight?

When I was in Prague, I was shocked that KE sent the 747-8 there. That and the Emirates A380 seemed huge compared to the size of the airport.

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by 777222LR
Sat May 11, 2019 12:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X Testing Thread - 2019
Replies: 640
Views: 166230

Re: Boeing 777X Testing Thread - 2019

Man, I really want to see those wingtips unfolded already!

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by 777222LR
Thu May 09, 2019 2:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What will replace United's 767’s
Replies: 46
Views: 8883

Re: What will replace United's 767’s

I honestly think the 787 will filter in as the oldest 767's leave as a stop-gap until a new type is developed.

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by 777222LR
Wed May 08, 2019 9:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EY 101 AUH-JFK diverting to Manchester
Replies: 34
Views: 6432

Re: EY 101 AUH-JFK diverting to Manchester

Yeah. LHR is prob better for engine failures bc of the long rwy. LHR is not the centre of the universe for Aviation in UK. Quite the opposite. LHR is not used for much. If your diverting for Medical or Technical issues or otherwise - they'll end up in MAN or PIK - DUB or SNN depending how far you a...

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by 777222LR
Tue May 07, 2019 8:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM, Lufthansa & Finnair using North Korean airspace!?
Replies: 79
Views: 12985

Re: KLM, Lufthansa & Finnair using North Korean airspace!?

Flying on Turkish DXB-IST-IAH, we flew both over Syria as well as Ukraine. I honestly took a Xanax for both flights, but I remember thinking, hmmm... But here I am.

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by 777222LR
Fri May 03, 2019 10:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released
Replies: 1792
Views: 363097

Re: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released

I'm certainly on board with it here. It's warming on me:

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by 777222LR
Wed Apr 24, 2019 2:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released
Replies: 1792
Views: 363097

Re: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released

https://i0.wp.com/thepointsguy.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/Screen-Shot-2019-04-23-at-10.18.39-PM-1.png?fit=1024%2C1024px&ssl=1 To be honest, it looks a lot better from the side than in the original leaked photo. I'm fine with it here. I am excited to see it in daylight.

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by 777222LR
Wed Apr 24, 2019 2:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released
Replies: 1792
Views: 363097

Re: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery coming in April

Are the winglets blue to match the engine, or purple? I hope they are blue, but I can't tell from the video. It will grow on me. I hated American's new livery when it came out, but I'm okay with it now. White engines would have been my preference.

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by 777222LR
Tue Apr 23, 2019 12:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released
Replies: 1792
Views: 363097

Re: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery coming in April

Does anyone know why UA's marketing team is awful? Here we are in 2019 and they are still keeping the globe. I'm not asking for the tulip to come back, but would it kill the company to come up with an entirely new logo/livery/branding? Delta and American seemed to make it work and criticize them al...

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by 777222LR
Tue Apr 23, 2019 12:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released
Replies: 1792
Views: 363097

Re: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery coming in April

The use of purple on the exterior would seem odd to me, and out of place. I've seen how you all have tried to apply it, and I'm not sure any way you do it looks that great. That said, what if the purple, is just being used in the cabin with LED lighting and premium economy seats?

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by 777222LR
Wed Apr 17, 2019 9:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why no IAH-MUC on LH?
Replies: 7
Views: 1689

Re: Why no IAH-MUC on LH?

Doesn't LH fly DEN-MUC? Seems odd that IAH wouldn't be on that list given all the Latin American/South American destinations, certainly something DEN doesn't have.

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by 777222LR
Thu Apr 11, 2019 8:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Past 2 Years - Social Media and The Increasing Political Divide
Replies: 29
Views: 2208

Re: The Past 2 Years - Social Media and The Increasing Political Divide

I've been incredibly busy with work, which I think has allowed me to step away some from social media and political posts. I started with blocking Trump on twitter . Why would you block him? As long as you don't follow him you don't see his tweets no? It's more of a mental thing for me. I have to p...

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by 777222LR
Thu Apr 11, 2019 11:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Past 2 Years - Social Media and The Increasing Political Divide
Replies: 29
Views: 2208

The Past 2 Years - Social Media and The Increasing Political Divide

I've been incredibly busy with work, which I think has allowed me to step away some from social media and political posts. I started with blocking Trump on twitter. Not that I couldn't, or haven't, unblocked to see what was on his mind at the time, but rather, it gave me pause to not read what he wa...

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by 777222LR
Mon Apr 08, 2019 2:26 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Qatar QSuites
Replies: 3
Views: 778

Qatar QSuites

I'm flying DFW-DOH-CPT in May on Qatar in the new QSuites both on the 777-300ER and the A350. I'm not stopping over for a few days in Doha. I'm excited about the journey, but slightly regretting that decision to not catch my breath for a hot minute. Can any of you shed light on your experiences in t...

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by 777222LR
Sun Feb 24, 2019 4:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW High Winds Today
Replies: 25
Views: 3007

Re: DFW High Winds Today

OKC was incredible as far as the winds. I've lived here for a long time and I don't remember them being this strong without some sort of storm rolling through.

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by 777222LR
Sat Feb 23, 2019 3:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What did the 1 in the Southwest heart mean?
Replies: 12
Views: 2531

Re: What did the 1 in the Southwest heart mean?

LUV - as in Dallas Love, and their stock ticker.

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by 777222LR
Tue Jan 22, 2019 3:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Delta A330neo Rolls Out Of Paintshop
Replies: 104
Views: 32735

Re: First Delta A330neo Rolls Out Of Paintshop

There's just something I don't like about this aircraft. (Not the livery, but the actual aircraft). Those wingtips just seem off to me.

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by 777222LR
Mon Jan 14, 2019 3:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: British Airways to paint 4 aircraft in retro livery
Replies: 661
Views: 133171

Re: British Airways to paint 4 aircraft in retro livery

lostsound wrote:
Landor retro on the A350-1000 would be phenomenal.


OMG, yes!

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