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Pan Am 747 Cabin Era Articles- Introduction of Concept

Thu Mar 28, 2019 10:54 pm

Hi All!

I spent quite a bit of time on a side passion project documenting the Pan Am 747 cabins from their pre-production stages all the way through the end of the airline. I have written five separate articles outlining the eras from 1966 to 1991, with photos and a lot of information. The eras cover the 747-100, 747-SP and 747-200 used by Pan Am.

Before I go through with posting this work on the site, to share with other enthusiasts, I wanted to gauge the reaction and interest. I have already contacted the moderators, and received approval to post this work in the civil aviation section to share, but I would only like to move forward if this is something that the community is interested in reading up on, as I don't want the work just sitting out there aimlessly.

The point in sharing my research and work is to inform and entertain. I don't want endless ridicule and nitpicking of the articles- Rather I would appreciate only constructive feedback and comments- and if there is anything that can be improved upon, I would prefer a PM to a blatant attack (I don't want these to get locked!)

If there is interest, my plan would be to post one of each of the articles on a weekly basis. The articles are as follows (and would be converted into threads):

Pre-Production Era: 1966-1970
Launch Era: 1970-1976
Bi-Centennial Era: 1976-1984
Refresh Era: 1984-1987
Final Era: 1987-1991


Thanks to everyone on this forum for providing an outlet for my passion. I look forward to gauging interest!
 
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Re: Pan Am 747 Cabin Era Articles- Introduction of Concept

Thu Mar 28, 2019 10:58 pm

Sounds great, let it fly
 
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Re: Pan Am 747 Cabin Era Articles- Introduction of Concept

Thu Mar 28, 2019 11:02 pm

Sounds really cool!
Please post
 
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Thu Mar 28, 2019 11:09 pm

Sounds great, I am definitely interested and look forward to seeing your articles. Pan Am was one of the worlds' premiere carriers in the early days of civil aviation but weren't able to adjust in the post deregulation era.
 
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Thu Mar 28, 2019 11:19 pm

Part of the inability to adjust was due to an unbalanced government regulations
 
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Thu Mar 28, 2019 11:23 pm

I'm most curious in an article on the final era of the Pan Am 747: 1987 to 1991.

I find it interesting because most of these 747s received a complete in and out cabin refurbishment during this time. All the Y seats were the same blue pattern (among the first of all major carriers besides maybe United to not use multi-color variants in the 1980s) with tiny little white globs dotted on the seat pattern. The J class seats were I think gray cloth and first class were black leather with sheepskin in the middle. These seats were also featured on the A310 and 727. Some of the A310 went to DL after PA closed down in the 1990s with interiors unchanged. The pattern used on the 747 is on this page with the A310: http://www.everythingpanam.com/1990s_People.html

I can't remember if all or only some got this interior on the 747 by 1991. Interestingly, Pan Am 103 might have actually been one of them as the aircraft went through a heavy check before the crash. Also, I remember reading on here that Delta kept some Pan Am 747 parts around after they acquired their JFK network. For what reason, I have no idea. Maybe they planned on potentially using them. A few of the Pan Am 747s went to Tower Air which shut down in 2000.
 
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Re: Pan Am 747 Cabin Era Articles- Introduction of Concept

Fri Mar 29, 2019 12:13 am

I look forward to the information on the pre-launch & launch era. I am sure your project will be very interesting. Thank you.
 
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Fri Mar 29, 2019 12:13 am

I look forward to the information on the pre-launch & launch era. I am sure your project will be very interesting. Thank you.
 
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Re: Pan Am 747 Cabin Era Articles- Introduction of Concept

Fri Mar 29, 2019 6:29 pm

880dc8707 wrote:
Sounds great, let it fly


Keith2004 wrote:
Sounds really cool! Please post


rdombrov wrote:
Sounds great, I am definitely interested and look forward to seeing your articles.


N649DL wrote:
I'm most curious in an article on the final era of the Pan Am 747: 1987 to 1991.


sspontak wrote:
I look forward to the information on the pre-launch & launch era. I am sure your project will be very interesting. Thank you.


Cool, I am glad there is interest. I plan to post the first article next week some time, and will post one each week after that for the subsequent articles. I will link the article threads to this thread when they go live so everyone has easy access to them! Thanks again for sharing my passion!
 
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Fri Mar 29, 2019 6:43 pm

Should be interesting reading. Look forward to it.
 
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Fri Mar 29, 2019 7:10 pm

Who would make a nasty, negative post regarding a thread involving PanAm's 747 cabins!? This sounds like a great topic!

I was just 10yrs when the 747 debuted and the airlines used TUS to train their pilots on take off and landings. It was a common sight to look up from the playground of my elementary school and see that mammoth 747 flying overhead repeatedly. I was in love with all things 747 - I even had a 747 lunch box!

Can't wait to see what you've got!
 
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Fri Mar 29, 2019 7:26 pm

I really look forward to reading these!
 
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Re: Pan Am 747 Cabin Era Articles- Introduction of Concept

Fri Mar 29, 2019 7:30 pm

Absolutely, I'd be all over it like a rash. Hopefully I don't miss any - but really can't wait to check it out!

It's something I'll find fascinating!
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Fri Mar 29, 2019 8:06 pm

I'd love to read these! I love learning more about PA
 
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Fri Mar 29, 2019 8:35 pm

I'm really looking forward to this. My first, and sadly only, flight on a Pan Am 747 was in 1972, when I was six. I vividly recall my astonishment at the size of the cabin, but not much more than that so this would be interesting (I remember 707 cabins a bit better for some reason even though I was even younger!)..
 
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Re: Pan Am 747 Cabin Era Articles- Introduction of Concept

Fri Mar 29, 2019 9:01 pm

Looking forward to your articles. From what I've seen, Pan Am had the most boring 747 cabins of any airline. I hope you prove me wrong.

Are there a few Pan Am cabin pics in the Delta 747 brochure?

http://www.deltamuseum.org/docs/site/aircraft-pages/boeing_747_brochure.pdf?sfvrsn=2
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Fri Mar 29, 2019 9:17 pm

Wonderful! Looking forward to reading your articles. Thanks in advance.
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Re: Pan Am 747 Cabin Era Articles- Introduction of Concept

Fri Mar 29, 2019 9:45 pm

Excellent, shoot them at us ;)
 
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Re: Pan Am 747 Cabin Era Articles- Introduction of Concept

Fri Mar 29, 2019 10:30 pm

Looking forward to reading your articles, I'm a big PA fan
Cabin crew L188 707 727 737 767 A300 DC10 MD11 777 747
 
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Sat Mar 30, 2019 3:28 am

DL_Mech wrote:
Looking forward to your articles. From what I've seen, Pan Am had the most boring 747 cabins of any airline. I hope you prove me wrong.

Are there a few Pan Am cabin pics in the Delta 747 brochure?

http://www.deltamuseum.org/docs/site/aircraft-pages/boeing_747_brochure.pdf?sfvrsn=2


I didn't dive into this in the articles, but I did notice the same thing. In the early years (when the airlines were all finalizing their cabin designs), Pan Am had already created a fake set with their coach production seat designs. This was after the pre-production phase with Boeing. There was an ad (I will have to search for it) that was in aviation trade journals which offered the set to airlines who wanted to do photo shoots- I suspect this is why the Delta brochure has a few photos with that set. If you look closely, there are also Boeing/Pan Am pre-production seats in the brochure, as well as the actual Delta production seats. So that brochure has a little bit of everything in it..

A fun fact- AA leased their first 747 from PAA, and it featured a PAA cabin. The only difference was that they changed the headrest covers from white to red in first class (to create a red white and blue theme like their final design).

Maybe we can save the discussion for the article threads though!


EDIT: I found the rare ad I was referencing

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Sat Mar 30, 2019 12:32 pm

Perhaps a little unrelated, but Pan Am was one of the leaders in ETOPS, when they shut down they'd flown more ETOPS hours than anyother airline. That was because they were replacing 747s with A310s as the main backbone of their transatlantic fleet. I don't know if people are interested in these photos from their last deliveries 1987-1990.



Cabin Map
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Airbus A310-300 First Class
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Airbus A310-300 Clipper Class
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Airbus A310-300 Main Cabin
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Their safety video shows some better cabin views also
https://youtu.be/wnGMFysmy-E

For anyone interested, the original Airbus cabin design can be seen in this earlier A300 safety video, which is how both the A300s and A310-200s were delivered.
https://youtu.be/m3zj-oUm7vc

Really look forward to seeing your posts about the 747!
 
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Sat Mar 30, 2019 6:30 pm

I'll look forward to your post.
BA JM EA GK PA VS AA SN HP CO W7 WN NW DL QQ UA AC US LH LX OS JL QF QR PG MH CX U2 EK 9W UK TP VY VN PC LO OK OZ UL SQ LA

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Sat Mar 30, 2019 7:57 pm

DL_Mech wrote:
Looking forward to your articles. From what I've seen, Pan Am had the most boring 747 cabins of any airline. I hope you prove me wrong.

Are there a few Pan Am cabin pics in the Delta 747 brochure?

http://www.deltamuseum.org/docs/site/aircraft-pages/boeing_747_brochure.pdf?sfvrsn=2


Thanks for sharing this, it was a fun read. Gotta love that 70's upholstery and wallpaper!
 
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Thu Apr 04, 2019 10:41 pm

880dc8707 wrote:
Sounds great, let it fly


Keith2004 wrote:
Sounds really cool! Please post


rdombrov wrote:
Sounds great, I am definitely interested and look forward to seeing your articles.


N649DL wrote:
I'm most curious in an article on the final era of the Pan Am 747: 1987 to 1991.


sspontak wrote:
I look forward to the information on the pre-launch & launch era. I am sure your project will be very interesting. Thank you.


PHXANTHEM wrote:
Should be interesting reading. Look forward to it.


JAAlbert wrote:
Can't wait to see what you've got!


Denver772 wrote:
I really look forward to reading these!


ClassicLover wrote:
Hopefully I don't miss any - but really can't wait to check it out! It's something I'll find fascinating!


Ionosphere wrote:
I'd love to read these! I love learning more about PA


global2 wrote:
I'm really looking forward to this.


DL_Mech wrote:
Looking forward to your articles. From what I've seen, Pan Am had the most boring 747 cabins of any airline. I hope you prove me wrong.


LatinPlane wrote:
Wonderful! Looking forward to reading your articles. Thanks in advance.


Luxair wrote:
Excellent, shoot them at us ;)


PPVLC wrote:
Looking forward to reading your articles, I'm a big PA fan


Ryanair01 wrote:
Really look forward to seeing your posts about the 747!


LAXLHR wrote:
I'll look forward to your post.


Hope you are all as excited as you led on. I have officially posted the first article. Stay tuned each Thursday as I will be posting a new Pan Am 747 cabin era article once a week for five weeks (including this week). The first article can be found here:
viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1419683
 
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Re: Pan Am 747 Cabin Era Articles- Introduction of Concept

Thu Apr 11, 2019 1:31 pm

880dc8707 wrote:
Sounds great, let it fly

Keith2004 wrote:
Sounds really cool! Please post

rdombrov wrote:
Sounds great, I am definitely interested and look forward to seeing your articles.

N649DL wrote:
I'm most curious in an article on the final era of the Pan Am 747: 1987 to 1991.

sspontak wrote:
I look forward to the information on the pre-launch & launch era. I am sure your project will be very interesting. Thank you.

PHXANTHEM wrote:
Should be interesting reading. Look forward to it.

JAAlbert wrote:
Can't wait to see what you've got!

Denver772 wrote:
I really look forward to reading these!

ClassicLover wrote:
Hopefully I don't miss any - but really can't wait to check it out! It's something I'll find fascinating!

Ionosphere wrote:
I'd love to read these! I love learning more about PA

global2 wrote:
I'm really looking forward to this.

DL_Mech wrote:
Looking forward to your articles. From what I've seen, Pan Am had the most boring 747 cabins of any airline. I hope you prove me wrong.

LatinPlane wrote:
Wonderful! Looking forward to reading your articles. Thanks in advance.

Luxair wrote:
Excellent, shoot them at us ;)

PPVLC wrote:
Looking forward to reading your articles, I'm a big PA fan

Ryanair01 wrote:
Really look forward to seeing your posts about the 747!

LAXLHR wrote:
I'll look forward to your post.


The initial reaction has been great, so I hope everyone enjoys the second article just as much as the first. I have officially posted the second article. As I stated, stay tuned each Thursday as I will be posting a new Pan Am 747 cabin era article once a week for five weeks (this is week two of five). The second article can be found here:
viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1420157
 
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Thu Apr 11, 2019 11:00 pm

Found this today, check it out at 13:00 you'll get a full view of PA 747 deplaning in LHR with all 3 cabin (then) new seat designs: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ImWVArBrY_A
 
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Fri Apr 12, 2019 10:25 pm

N649DL wrote:
Found this today, check it out at 13:00 you'll get a full view of PA 747 deplaning in LHR with all 3 cabin (then) new seat designs: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ImWVArBrY_A


Thanks for the resource. While all the articles are written, any photo contributions will aid in making them even better before they go live each week. The final article contains some video footage screenshots like this already.

For any contributions, please P.M. me. Thanks!
 
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Sat Apr 13, 2019 3:11 am

wernerga3 wrote:
N649DL wrote:
Found this today, check it out at 13:00 you'll get a full view of PA 747 deplaning in LHR with all 3 cabin (then) new seat designs: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ImWVArBrY_A


Thanks for the resource. While all the articles are written, any photo contributions will aid in making them even better before they go live each week. The final article contains some video footage screenshots like this already.

For any contributions, please P.M. me. Thanks!


Will screenshots of the interiors in the video work? It's easy to do on a Mac if you have one. That video is gold for some of newer interiors
 
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Tue Apr 16, 2019 7:33 pm

Ryanair01 wrote:
Perhaps a little unrelated, but Pan Am was one of the leaders in ETOPS, when they shut down they'd flown more ETOPS hours than anyother airline. That was because they were replacing 747s with A310s as the main backbone of their transatlantic fleet. I don't know if people are interested in these photos from their last deliveries 1987-1990.


In some of my research this weekend, I was thinking about your post. This project may expand to include the A310 and other Pan Am planes in the future, or it may expand to capture other airlines' 747s. Nevertheless, I was curious about the A310 delivery cabin since it was not themed to what Pan Am was doing in 1984. It almost looked like it was the Airbus factory interior, but there is even less information on this than on the 747 cabins. Having said all that, I was finally able to come across some early cabin photos from news on its Berlin run. The first class looked like coach, the seats were just larger. As you know, A310 received the updated final era interior in 1987 along with the the 747s. Here are the photos I found:

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Coach
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Re: Pan Am 747 Cabin Era Articles- Introduction of Concept

Tue Apr 16, 2019 10:13 pm

Could the A310-200 delivery interior be left over from VASP or Kuwait Airways? IIRC, all of the -200s were white tails NTU by those two airlines.
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Tue Apr 16, 2019 11:00 pm

I'm really looking forward to seeing it! Sounds really cool!

Slightly off topic but related to Pan Am 747 cabins, a man in California recreated a 1970's Pan Am cabin using parts and other things from retired Pan Am aircraft. It has pretty much everything you can think of, such as the movie projectors, beverage carts, toilet, peanuts (not old peanuts, but with reproduced packaging label), and a lot more.

Here's a video of him documenting his work https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ED6E1wvrM1Q

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Wed Apr 17, 2019 1:41 pm

atomicstar wrote:
I'm really looking forward to seeing it! Sounds really cool!

Slightly off topic but related to Pan Am 747 cabins, a man in California recreated a 1970's Pan Am cabin using parts and other things from retired Pan Am aircraft. It has pretty much everything you can think of, such as the movie projectors, beverage carts, toilet, peanuts (not old peanuts, but with reproduced packaging label), and a lot more.

Here's a video of him documenting his work https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ED6E1wvrM1Q

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His name is Anthony Toth. His representation is pretty good, but he pointed out that it really is a mix of his favorite eras considering they are wearing 1970-1976 uniforms in a 1980-1984 cabin. Also, there was never an upper deck dining room while there were sleeperette seats in first class, as they moved the sleeperette seats upstairs during that transition. Still, it is a better effort than anyone else has been able to make. More to come on this cabin era when I post article #3 tomorrow!
 
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Thu Apr 18, 2019 6:51 am

wernerga3 wrote:
Ryanair01 wrote:
Perhaps a little unrelated, but Pan Am was one of the leaders in ETOPS, when they shut down they'd flown more ETOPS hours than anyother airline. That was because they were replacing 747s with A310s as the main backbone of their transatlantic fleet. I don't know if people are interested in these photos from their last deliveries 1987-1990.


In some of my research this weekend, I was thinking about your post. This project may expand to include the A310 and other Pan Am planes in the future, or it may expand to capture other airlines' 747s. Nevertheless, I was curious about the A310 delivery cabin since it was not themed to what Pan Am was doing in 1984. It almost looked like it was the Airbus factory interior, but there is even less information on this than on the 747 cabins. Having said all that, I was finally able to come across some early cabin photos from news on its Berlin run. The first class looked like coach, the seats were just larger. As you know, A310 received the updated final era interior in 1987 along with the the 747s. Here are the photos I found:

First
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Coach
Image


Oh wow, how cool!

Originally the A310-200s had more or less the same interior as the A300s (i.e. Domestic First + Economy). When the A310-300s were introduced, they were in a longhaul three class configuration and launched the final cabin style. The A310-200s were then refurbished into a longhaul configuration and put onto long haul services.

The original Airbus Domestic First Class is below, which looks a grainy color version of your black and white find:

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The Salmon and Blue in coach seems a nod to the bi-centenary cabin schemes, but somewhat more contemporary. Here is the salmon pattern, blue was a reverse.

Image

The overall coach cabin design can be seen in the A300 safety video https://youtu.be/m3zj-oUm7vc

Without wanting to give any of your future posts away, there are similarities in color tone, but the Airbuses were quite different to the rest of the fleet.
 
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Re: Pan Am 747 Cabin Era Articles- Introduction of Concept

Thu Apr 18, 2019 12:12 pm

880dc8707 wrote:
Sounds great, let it fly

Keith2004 wrote:
Sounds really cool! Please post

rdombrov wrote:
Sounds great, I am definitely interested and look forward to seeing your articles.

N649DL wrote:
I'm most curious in an article on the final era of the Pan Am 747: 1987 to 1991.

sspontak wrote:
I look forward to the information on the pre-launch & launch era. I am sure your project will be very interesting. Thank you.

PHXANTHEM wrote:
Should be interesting reading. Look forward to it.

JAAlbert wrote:
Can't wait to see what you've got!

Denver772 wrote:
I really look forward to reading these!

ClassicLover wrote:
Hopefully I don't miss any - but really can't wait to check it out! It's something I'll find fascinating!

Ionosphere wrote:
I'd love to read these! I love learning more about PA

global2 wrote:
I'm really looking forward to this.

DL_Mech wrote:
Looking forward to your articles. From what I've seen, Pan Am had the most boring 747 cabins of any airline. I hope you prove me wrong.

LatinPlane wrote:
Wonderful! Looking forward to reading your articles. Thanks in advance.

Luxair wrote:
Excellent, shoot them at us ;)

PPVLC wrote:
Looking forward to reading your articles, I'm a big PA fan

Ryanair01 wrote:
Really look forward to seeing your posts about the 747!

LAXLHR wrote:
I'll look forward to your post.

atomicstar wrote:
I'm really looking forward to seeing it! Sounds really cool!


The reactions continue to be great, so I hope everyone enjoys the third article just as much as the the first two. I have officially posted the third article. As I stated, stay tuned each Thursday as I will be posting a new Pan Am 747 cabin era article once a week for five weeks (this is week three of five). The third article can be found here:
viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1420685
 
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Mon Apr 22, 2019 5:30 pm

Ryanair01 wrote:
wernerga3 wrote:
Ryanair01 wrote:
Perhaps a little unrelated, but Pan Am was one of the leaders in ETOPS, when they shut down they'd flown more ETOPS hours than anyother airline. That was because they were replacing 747s with A310s as the main backbone of their transatlantic fleet. I don't know if people are interested in these photos from their last deliveries 1987-1990.


In some of my research this weekend, I was thinking about your post. This project may expand to include the A310 and other Pan Am planes in the future, or it may expand to capture other airlines' 747s. Nevertheless, I was curious about the A310 delivery cabin since it was not themed to what Pan Am was doing in 1984. It almost looked like it was the Airbus factory interior, but there is even less information on this than on the 747 cabins. Having said all that, I was finally able to come across some early cabin photos from news on its Berlin run. The first class looked like coach, the seats were just larger. As you know, A310 received the updated final era interior in 1987 along with the the 747s. Here are the photos I found:

First
Image

Coach
Image


Oh wow, how cool!

Originally the A310-200s had more or less the same interior as the A300s (i.e. Domestic First + Economy). When the A310-300s were introduced, they were in a longhaul three class configuration and launched the final cabin style. The A310-200s were then refurbished into a longhaul configuration and put onto long haul services.

The original Airbus Domestic First Class is below, which looks a grainy color version of your black and white find:

The Salmon and Blue in coach seems a nod to the bi-centenary cabin schemes, but somewhat more contemporary. Here is the salmon pattern, blue was a reverse.

The overall coach cabin design can be seen in the A300 safety video https://youtu.be/m3zj-oUm7vc

Without wanting to give any of your future posts away, there are similarities in color tone, but the Airbuses were quite different to the rest of the fleet.


I am getting airbus inspired..

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Mon Apr 22, 2019 7:51 pm

I like the 2-4-3 layout for 9-abreast. Perhaps in the future the inflight entertainement systems won't tie everything to 3-3-3.
 
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flyingclrs727 wrote:
I like the 2-4-3 layout for 9-abreast. Perhaps in the future the inflight entertainement systems won't tie everything to 3-3-3.


If you like 3-4-2, I think you'll like the first two articles quite a bit.

1) viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1419683
2) viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1420157
 
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Wed Apr 24, 2019 6:49 pm

In anticipation of the next article dropping tomorrow, I wanted to give those who have not seen these threads a chance to catch up. Bump!
 
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Wed Apr 24, 2019 7:47 pm

Ive got a soft spot for three Airlines overall, and as you can tell from my site name, Pan Am is an airline with such an ironic image its probably one of the few people outside the industry or interest, can identify.
 
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Re: Pan Am 747 Cabin Era Articles- Introduction of Concept

Wed Apr 24, 2019 9:08 pm

N649DL wrote:
Found this today, check it out at 13:00 you'll get a full view of PA 747 deplaning in LHR with all 3 cabin (then) new seat designs: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ImWVArBrY_A


Somehow that video was really depressing. That was shot 30 years ago and its recording scenes we could all see today. Same stewards and stewardesses, same seats, same plane, same feel. It's like is the industry moving forward or not?
 
wernerga3
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Re: Pan Am 747 Cabin Era Articles- Introduction of Concept

Thu Apr 25, 2019 1:41 pm

880dc8707 wrote:
Sounds great, let it fly

Keith2004 wrote:
Sounds really cool! Please post

rdombrov wrote:
Sounds great, I am definitely interested and look forward to seeing your articles.

N649DL wrote:
I'm most curious in an article on the final era of the Pan Am 747: 1987 to 1991.

sspontak wrote:
I look forward to the information on the pre-launch & launch era. I am sure your project will be very interesting. Thank you.

PHXANTHEM wrote:
Should be interesting reading. Look forward to it.

JAAlbert wrote:
Can't wait to see what you've got!

Denver772 wrote:
I really look forward to reading these!

ClassicLover wrote:
Hopefully I don't miss any - but really can't wait to check it out! It's something I'll find fascinating!

Ionosphere wrote:
I'd love to read these! I love learning more about PA

global2 wrote:
I'm really looking forward to this.

DL_Mech wrote:
Looking forward to your articles. From what I've seen, Pan Am had the most boring 747 cabins of any airline. I hope you prove me wrong.

LatinPlane wrote:
Wonderful! Looking forward to reading your articles. Thanks in advance.

Luxair wrote:
Excellent, shoot them at us ;)

PPVLC wrote:
Looking forward to reading your articles, I'm a big PA fan

Ryanair01 wrote:
Really look forward to seeing your posts about the 747!

LAXLHR wrote:
I'll look forward to your post.

atomicstar wrote:
I'm really looking forward to seeing it! Sounds really cool!


The reactions continue to be great, so I hope everyone enjoys the fourth article just as much as the first three. I have officially posted the fourth article. As I stated, stay tuned each Thursday as I will be posting a new Pan Am 747 cabin era article once a week for five weeks (this is week four of five).
The fourth article can be found here:
viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1421125
 
wernerga3
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Re: Pan Am 747 Cabin Era Articles- Introduction of Concept

Wed May 01, 2019 1:36 pm

In anticipation of the final article dropping tomorrow, I wanted to give those who have not seen these threads a chance to catch up. Bump!
 
wernerga3
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Re: Pan Am 747 Cabin Era Articles- Introduction of Concept

Thu May 02, 2019 1:42 pm

880dc8707 wrote:
Sounds great, let it fly

Keith2004 wrote:
Sounds really cool! Please post

rdombrov wrote:
Sounds great, I am definitely interested and look forward to seeing your articles.

N649DL wrote:
I'm most curious in an article on the final era of the Pan Am 747: 1987 to 1991.

sspontak wrote:
I look forward to the information on the pre-launch & launch era. I am sure your project will be very interesting. Thank you.

PHXANTHEM wrote:
Should be interesting reading. Look forward to it.

JAAlbert wrote:
Can't wait to see what you've got!

Denver772 wrote:
I really look forward to reading these!

ClassicLover wrote:
Hopefully I don't miss any - but really can't wait to check it out! It's something I'll find fascinating!

Ionosphere wrote:
I'd love to read these! I love learning more about PA

global2 wrote:
I'm really looking forward to this.

DL_Mech wrote:
Looking forward to your articles. From what I've seen, Pan Am had the most boring 747 cabins of any airline. I hope you prove me wrong.

LatinPlane wrote:
Wonderful! Looking forward to reading your articles. Thanks in advance.

Luxair wrote:
Excellent, shoot them at us ;)

PPVLC wrote:
Looking forward to reading your articles, I'm a big PA fan

Ryanair01 wrote:
Really look forward to seeing your posts about the 747!

LAXLHR wrote:
I'll look forward to your post.

atomicstar wrote:
I'm really looking forward to seeing it! Sounds really cool!

The reactions continue to be great, so I hope everyone enjoys the fifth article just as much as the first four. I have officially posted the fifth, and final article (this is week five of five).
The fifth article can be found here:
viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1421661

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