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by JZ
Wed Jan 16, 2019 2:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 50 year anniversary of the Boeing 747
Replies: 223
Views: 22071

Re: 747 First Flight 50th Anniversary

My very first 747 flight was on CAAC (before they transformed into Air China) B-747-SP from SHA to SFO. Over the years, other airlines/747 combinations are: UA 747-200/400 NW 747-200/400 CX 747-200 SQ 747-400 JL 747-400 NH 747-200 BA 747-400 VS 747-200 CA 747-400 Combi KL 747-400 Combi Long Live the...

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by JZ
Mon Aug 07, 2017 3:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Several Canada/US flights cancelled over Aug 3-5, why?
Replies: 1
Views: 841

Several Canada/US flights cancelled over Aug 3-5, why?

Hi: I have known 3 cancellations myself: AC 724 and 726 YYZ - LGA on Aug 3, supposedly other flights by WS and AA were cancelled, too. AC 8452 YOW - DCA on Aug 3, 4, supposedly UA flights to IAD were cancelled, too. AC xxx YYZ - ORD on Aug 5 The explanation given to the affected passengers at the ga...

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by JZ
Fri May 12, 2017 7:56 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Why do many flights between North and South America have to wait at their destinations during the day
Replies: 19
Views: 5950

Why do many flights between North and South America have to wait at their destinations during the day

Hi, when LA or JJ fly to JFK from LIM, SCL, GIG or GRU, their planes arrive in the morning but then wait on the remote stands for the whole day, and only fly back in the evening. Similarly, AA flights from JFK to EZE, GIG, GRU, etc arrive in the morning and wait until evening to fly back. It would b...

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by JZ
Fri Jun 09, 2006 8:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who Will Open PVG-JFK Direct Service
Replies: 4
Views: 3384

Who Will Open PVG-JFK Direct Service

Do you think <acronym title="China Eastern Airlines">MU</acronym> will start <acronym title="Shanghai - Pudong International (PVG / ZSPD), China">PVG</acronym>-<acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym> direct service? Right now on...

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by JZ
Tue Jun 06, 2006 2:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why No Take Off From JFK 31R
Replies: 24
Views: 6827

RE: Why No Take Off From JFK 31R

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by JZ
Tue Jun 06, 2006 2:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why No Take Off From JFK 31R
Replies: 24
Views: 6827

Why No Take Off From JFK 31R

Why don't we have take offs from JFK 31R? Is it simply for noise abatement?

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by JZ
Thu Dec 15, 2005 2:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF Orders up to 115 B787s (45 firm+20 options) part 2
Replies: 109
Views: 13972

RE: QF Orders Up To 115 B787s (45 Firm+20 Options) Part 2

Best Christmas present for Boeing and the 787 program.

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by JZ
Fri Dec 02, 2005 2:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official CX Orders 16 777-300ER Plus 20 Options
Replies: 141
Views: 18967

RE: Official CX Orders 16 777-300ER Plus 20 Options

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by JZ
Fri Dec 02, 2005 1:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official CX Orders 16 777-300ER Plus 20 Options
Replies: 141
Views: 18967

RE: Official CX Orders 16 777-300ER Plus 20 Options

Excellent news for CX and Boeing. Wonder if CX will ever consider 787 in the future.

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by JZ
Wed Nov 23, 2005 3:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airways Emergency Landing At Amsterdam Schiphol
Replies: 94
Views: 34937

RE: US Airways Emergency Landing At Amsterdam Schiphol

Good job for the crew to safely handle the situation.

Lucky for the photographer to be at the right place at the right time.

Job well done for both!

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by JZ
Wed Sep 28, 2005 5:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: I Miss The MD11
Replies: 35
Views: 7895

RE: I Miss The MD11

Alas, we at <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym> area are still blessed with the daily <acronym title="Finnair (Finland)">AY</acronym> <acronym title="Air Madagascar">MD</acronym>-11, along with periodical Fedex and Gemini fr...

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by JZ
Thu Sep 22, 2005 9:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue A320 In Emergeny LGB
Replies: 405
Views: 46879

RE: Jetblue A320 In Emergeny LGB

It's going to land on 25L, MSNBC reports

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by JZ
Thu Sep 22, 2005 9:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue A320 In Emergeny LGB
Replies: 405
Views: 46879

RE: Jetblue A320 In Emergeny LGB

Wish it luck in a few min.

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by JZ
Thu Sep 15, 2005 2:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue E190 Official Press Photo Release
Replies: 29
Views: 15473

RE: JetBlue E190 Official Press Photo Release

JFK will soon be a sea of blue and there will be red tail among them no more...

Any idea what will be the name for the first B6 E190 -- Amazon Blue?  Smile

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by JZ
Sat Sep 10, 2005 12:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW Should Scrap The NRT Hub
Replies: 60
Views: 7748

RE: NW Should Scrap The NRT Hub

In the next few years, directly point-to-point flights using 777LR or 787 will make <acronym title="Tokyo - Narita International (New Tokyo) (NRT / RJAA), Japan">NRT</acronym> less and less important. The economic landscape in Asia will change more in favour of China than Japan. I agree with some of...

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by JZ
Thu Sep 08, 2005 11:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW Suspends JFK-NRT
Replies: 107
Views: 14217

RE: NW Suspends JFK-NRT

This is both shocking and sad for me, who have traveled this route several times in WBC. Several years ago, the 747 used on this route was also used on an overnight flight to <acronym title="Amsterdam - Schiphol (AMS / EHAM), Netherlands">AMS</acronym>. So the plane had much better utilization inste...

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by JZ
Thu Sep 08, 2005 3:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Leaves Large Empty Space On Its 738
Replies: 13
Views: 5079

DL Leaves Large Empty Space On Its 738

Hi, recently I flew <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> on <acronym title="Salt Lake City - International (SLC / KSLC), USA - Utah">SLC</acronym>-<acronym title="Washington - Dulles International (IAD / KIAD), USA - Virginia">IAD</acronym>. The 738 I was on had "Delta Shuttle" title ...

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by JZ
Fri Aug 12, 2005 12:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bigger Plane For The Delta Shuttle
Replies: 61
Views: 7835

RE: Bigger Plane For The Delta Shuttle

Looks like <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> sees more demand for its shuttle service and adds more capacity. But I read before the <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym>'s shuttle service used to use <acronym title="Air Madagascar">MD</acronym>-80, but the long f...

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by JZ
Fri Aug 05, 2005 3:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AP: LAN Chile (LA) Orders 6x767-300
Replies: 12
Views: 4126

RE: AP: LAN Chile (LA) Orders 6x767-300

This is rather surprising. I think LAN is the first airline that after ordering A-340, that didin't retire its 767 fleet, and didn't order A-330. Indeed, good to see the good old 767 is still attracting orders.

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by JZ
Tue Jun 14, 2005 5:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Chinese Start Up - United Eagle
Replies: 7
Views: 3945

RE: New Chinese Start Up - United Eagle

Brief translation: "<acronym title="Transeuropean Airlines (Russian Federation)">UE</acronym> airlines is the first privately held civil air transportation enterprise. It's main businesses are domestic commercial passenger and cargo service. It's slated to start service in the Spring of 2005. The co...

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by JZ
Fri May 06, 2005 6:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Northwest Finally Confirms 787 Order
Replies: 166
Views: 19119

RE: Northwest Finally Confirms 787 Order

Good news for NW and Boeing. Looks like the 50 option will eventually replace the A-330 when they are exercised.

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by JZ
Wed May 04, 2005 2:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787: Point-to-point Or Point-to-hub
Replies: 33
Views: 6731

RE: 787: Point-to-point Or Point-to-hub

If you turn around and look from US towards Asia, the point-to-point 787 service suddenly makes a lot more sense. Today, most of the passengers go thru <acronym title="Tokyo - Narita International (New Tokyo) (NRT / RJAA), Japan">NRT</acronym> on their way to their final destinations in East Asia. O...

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by JZ
Tue Apr 26, 2005 2:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AC Orders 777 (18/18) And 787 (18/42)
Replies: 318
Views: 29132

RE: AC Orders 777 (18/18) And 787 (18/42)

Wow, this is a big win for Boeing! I guess <acronym title="Air Canada">AC</acronym> is officially the first 787 customer in North America now. <acronym title="Air Canada">AC</acronym>'s order proves Boeing's theory that future travel will be more point to point instead of hub to hub. Canada has many...

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by JZ
Thu Jan 13, 2005 5:20 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Autumn Mileage Run On AA, AS, CO And NW And Amtrak
Replies: 11
Views: 22145

RE: Autumn Mileage Run On AA, AS, CO And NW And Amtrak

Excellent report. I enjoyed your writing very much.

What exotic trips have you planned with the miles you earned?

Keep your stories coming.

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by JZ
Sat Sep 25, 2004 11:11 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Slightly Oversized Pix, Will They Be Rejected?
Replies: 2
Views: 2841

Slightly Oversized Pix, Will They Be Rejected?

Hi, as you all know, a.net requires photos of 1024x768 pixels or bigger. What happens if you picture is slightly smaller, e.g. 1024 x 683? Would that automatically cause the picture to be rejected? Sometimes after cropping the image, I am unable to get the size to be exactly 1024x768 in photoshop. I...

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by JZ
Thu Sep 23, 2004 2:16 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Get The Dust Off My Pix
Replies: 2
Views: 3970

Get The Dust Off My Pix

Hi, I am asking this from both the photographer's and scanner's angle: For the photographers, do you dust off your lens everytime before you shoot? Afterwards, in PhotoShop, what do you do to find dusty spots on your pictures, and how do you remove them? For the scanners of this forum, when you scan...

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by JZ
Tue Sep 07, 2004 5:19 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Kids Day At LGA - 09-18-04
Replies: 32
Views: 4502

RE: Kids Day At LGA - 09-18-04

Thanks for the info. I will definited by there. Where exactly is the location? And from when to when on Sept. 18th?

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by JZ
Mon Sep 06, 2004 8:41 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: NYC Meet 10/30 - 10/31! Part 2
Replies: 52
Views: 4399

RE: NYC Meet 10/30 - 10/31! Part 2

Hey, I am in. I am local and can provide transportation if needed. Can PIA747SV747 send me more info on the event?

Thanks.

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by JZ
Mon Sep 06, 2004 7:58 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Kids Day At LGA - 09-18-04
Replies: 32
Views: 4502

RE: Kids Day At LGA - 09-18-04

Hi, can someone provide a little more info about this event? Is it only for airport/airline employees and their children? Are ordinary spotters allowed? Is there any events planned? I am just an ordinary spotter with no airline connections. Thanks in advance for your info.

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by JZ
Tue Aug 10, 2004 11:03 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: A Day In The Life Of An Airline Pilot, Intl Ver.
Replies: 42
Views: 14185

RE: A Day In The Life Of An Airline Pilot, Intl Ver.

Philsquares: excellent report! Sitting on the left seat of the 744 is a privilege most of us can only dream about. Thanks for sharing that experience with us. I assume you fly for <acronym title="Singapore Airlines">SQ</acronym> and on this 8-day journey basically flying west and progressively pick ...

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by JZ
Wed Aug 04, 2004 11:01 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: CA JFK-PEK-SHA And Back, Fuel Jettison Over China
Replies: 11
Views: 10813

RE: CA JFK-PEK-SHA And Back, Fuel Jettison Over China

Thanks for all your replies. For the pictures I took while waiting in PEK, go to http://www.myaviation.net/ and find photographer as JZ, click on Go! Enjoy.

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by JZ
Tue Aug 03, 2004 9:57 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: A Day In The Life Of An Airline Pilot
Replies: 38
Views: 17178

RE: A Day In The Life Of An Airline Pilot

WILCO737: thanks for this very interesting trip report. It gives me a lot of insights into the life as a pilot.

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by JZ
Mon Aug 02, 2004 11:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UAL To Dump 767 On Transcon's
Replies: 88
Views: 12586

RE: UAL To Dump 767 On Transcon's

Curious... looks like <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> is trying to cater these 2 routes more exclusively for the business traveller. They are trading wide body cabin for more leg rooms and less crowd. The re-modeled 757 will be more like a enlarged biz jet. I guess <acronym title...

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by JZ
Sun Aug 01, 2004 1:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Haven't Any US Carriers Ordered The 7E7?
Replies: 32
Views: 7417

RE: Why Haven't Any US Carriers Ordered The 7E7?

I agree that AA is the mostly likely to order 7E7 in the next few years, followed by CO. Thanks to HlywdCatft for the detailed analysis.

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by JZ
Sat Jul 31, 2004 6:05 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: CA JFK-PEK-SHA And Back, Fuel Jettison Over China
Replies: 11
Views: 10813

RE: CA JFK-PEK-SHA And Back, Fuel Jettison Over China

Thanks for your replies.

Carnoc: thanks for your clarification. You have a nice website there. Are you the Ban Zhu?

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by JZ
Wed Jul 28, 2004 12:32 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: CA JFK-PEK-SHA And Back, Fuel Jettison Over China
Replies: 11
Views: 10813

CA JFK-PEK-SHA And Back, Fuel Jettison Over China

June 9th, 2004 <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym>-<acronym title="Beijing - Capital (PEK / ZBAA), China">PEK</acronym> Air China (CA) B-747-400 Combi, B-2471. The long anticipated China trip was finally here. We arrived at ...

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by JZ
Sat Nov 01, 2003 6:21 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Rejection Reason
Replies: 2
Views: 3015

Rejection Reason

Hi, a few of my photos are rejected due to "Some of the info you submitted together with the photos was either missing, incorrect, irrelevant or in the wrong format and we were unable to correct it. " For the ones who have encountered this rejection reason, what exactly does it mean? What can I do t...

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by JZ
Wed Oct 22, 2003 11:35 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Who Is Coming To Shoot The Last Concorde Arrival?
Replies: 6
Views: 5082

Who Is Coming To Shoot The Last Concorde Arrival?

Are the same people coming out for the last departure on Fri. morning also coming to shoot the last arrival?

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by JZ
Wed Aug 20, 2003 5:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JFK Runway Usage
Replies: 7
Views: 12251

JFK Runway Usage

Does anyone know how they assign which runway for landing/take off for <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym>? I am trying to figure out the pattern here. What puzzels me is many times up to early afternoon they will use 31R fo...

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by JZ
Thu Jul 03, 2003 9:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Increase Seat Pitch
Replies: 22
Views: 3099

JetBlue Increase Seat Pitch

I am quite curious about JetBlue's new move of MRTC, or MRT2/3C.

They are removing 1 row of seats to increase seat pitch to 34 in. for 2/3 of the cabin. For the front of the cbain, the seat pitch remains for 32 in.

What do you see as the reasons for not doing so through-out the cabin?

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by JZ
Sat Mar 01, 2003 7:42 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: No Trip - A Report
Replies: 6
Views: 2893

RE: No Trip - A Report

Quite an uniqe experience.

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by JZ
Wed Sep 25, 2002 3:11 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: BA Concorde To JFK....and Back
Replies: 16
Views: 11984

RE: BA Concorde To JFK....and Back

GDB: excellent report. Really enjoyed it.

BTW, do BA advertise these special Concorde deals? If so, what's the best way to monitor it?

Cheers!

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by JZ
Thu Jul 04, 2002 1:49 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: LHR Observation Deck
Replies: 1
Views: 1728

LHR Observation Deck

I am afraid this topic has come up many times before, but excuse me from asking again:

Is the observation deck open to public these days? What's its hour of operation?

Cheers!

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by JZ
Thu May 02, 2002 2:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 777's And Their Blue Engine Exhaust Nozzle?
Replies: 12
Views: 3720

RE: 777's And Their Blue Engine Exhaust Nozzle?

Stain from the blue water --if you know what blue water is.

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by JZ
Sat Jan 05, 2002 4:51 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Amsterdam-Batavia With KLM In 1938
Replies: 5
Views: 11922

RE: Amsterdam-Batavia With KLM In 1938

Excellent report. Those were the classic days of aviation.

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by JZ
Thu Sep 13, 2001 6:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bye-Bye Cockpit Visits
Replies: 20
Views: 2027

Bye-Bye Cockpit Visits

I had the fortune of visiting cockpits in flight on BA 777, 744 and SR 330. I always treasured those moments sitting on the jump seat. With this tragic incident. do you think the airlines will stop allowing cockpit visits?

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by JZ
Thu Sep 13, 2001 3:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cities With Fighter Patrols?
Replies: 27
Views: 1745

RE: Cities With Fighter Patrols?

Last eveining, we had 2 pairs of F-16 over Stamford, CT (suburb of NY, 33 miles north east). They flew rather low. I could see th pylons on the wing tip. Also, we are on the path of flights from JFK and EWR to Europe. So every night there were busy traffic of heavy jets. But last night it was quiet,...

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by JZ
Wed Sep 12, 2001 12:36 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Breaking News / CNN (off Topic)
Replies: 8
Views: 2190

RE: Breaking News / CNN (off Topic)

No more spotting around the airports in the near future.

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by JZ
Fri Sep 07, 2001 9:33 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Changing Airports In New York
Replies: 8
Views: 8208

RE: Changing Airports In New York

Don't know the latest ways you can transfer between JFK and LGA. But assuming you arrive on time at 15:30 at JFK, even with rush hour traffic, you trip from JFK to LGA by taxi should be about one hour.

Good Luck

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by JZ
Sat Aug 25, 2001 3:22 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Ever Seen An Ugly Paint Scheme Like This?
Replies: 19
Views: 3106

RE: Ever Seen An Ugly Paint Scheme Like This?

Terrible scheme. You wonder what did the executives smoke/drink to cause such a decision.

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