British Airways Special Liveries for Royal Wedding

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Hey All, Just seen that British Airways will be painting six aircraft in their fleet with special colours. The Aircraft are: Boeing 747-436 G-CIVZ having Prince William on the Tail Boeing 747-436 G-CIVW having Catherine Middleton on the Tail Airbus A321-231 G-EUX* having Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on the Tail ( The article says G-EUXN but there is no such aircraft in the fleet so im guessing G-EUXM) Boeing 777-236ER G-VIIV having His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales on the Tail Boeing 777-236ER G-VIIU having Prince Harry on the Tail Airbus A319-131 G-EUOA having the Duke of Edinburgh on the Tail It is quite nice to see British Airways doing this kind of thing. Hopefully with them doing all this painting special liveries that there maybe more retro jets in the works, they did a really nice job with painting CPET at the end of last year. Original Article: http://www.flightglobal.com/articles/2011/04/01/355000/pictures-british-airways-to-celebrate-royal-wedding-with-special.html Many Thanks Joe
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I think that was an April Fools prank.
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I've got a bridge you might be interested in buying, Joemicroman. :cool:
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I'd say there's a clue in the date of the unveiling ceremony - 31st April! Edit - And I just noticed the head of livery design's name is an anagram of "a big joke".
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The artist's name - Dr Olaf Olisapy - is also an anagram of April Fools Day.

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If it was to be a real joke, why not put Prince Andrew on an aircraft tail? To think that I am forced to support these royal parasites with my taxes makes me sick.
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I suppose a zap on a Sea King tail is out of the question and to be fair Will does do a job these days that is of value

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If it was to be a real joke, why not put Prince Andrew on an aircraft tail? To think that I am forced to support these royal parasites with my taxes makes me sick.
Not that it's anything to do with the thread, but you contribute no support whatsoever to Prince Andrew, to put the recoed straight. The parliamentary annuity he receives is repaid by the Queen. And you don't think there would be any presidential parasites if we were a republic? Come on!
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Moderator Message Do I get a prize for guessing where this is heading?:rolleyes: Stay on topic please.

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Indeed so, which is why I prefaced my post as I did, but totally erroneous comments require correction. I have no further comments on the April Fool, though.:)
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I would much prefer to see a 777 with Bill Bailey on it, a 747 with Morecambe on one side Wise on the other, a 767 with The Quo on it, an A321 with Ant n Dec on it and an A319 with Davina on it. true national treasures! Much better than the parasite clan.. come on BA get it done! PS I know the folk mentioned on the april fool apart from catherine middleton.. whozzat then?:confused:

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I'd prefer it even more for BA to fly their passengers, offering the best service and keenest prices as possible. Spending hundreds of thousands of pounds on tail logos would be an indulgence too far.............
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I'd prefer it even more for BA to fly their passengers, offering the best service and keenest prices as possible. Spending hundreds of thousands of pounds on tail logos would be an indulgence too far.............
You've taken that too far!!:eek: Worlds worst airline concentrating on their customers!! maybe even god forbid,becoming BRITISH airways and branching away from London!! unheard of :D
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.......................and an A319 with Davina on it. true national treasures!
Oh dear, oh dear......oh dear!!
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Do I get a prize for guessing where this is heading?:rolleyes: Stay on topic please.
If you think this is headed to general discussions: http://imagemacros.files.wordpress.com/2009/07/you_win_prize_downs.jpg If not, please disregard this mail. :diablo: Regards, Peter (bored at work, so please don't ban me cause I would not know what to do :p)

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The queen only gets an A321 yet Prince Harry gets a 777 ? I thought the queen would be most important.
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The queen only gets an A321 yet Prince Harry gets a 777 ? I thought the queen would be most important.
It was an April Fool's joke, Tommy. It wasn't for real.

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Perhaps HM will get stuck on BA's first A380, to reflect her importance.
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Nah, the A380 gets Camilla and rightly so. Both ugly!

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Camilla looks more like a Shorts Skyvan.
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Moderator Message We're done here, chaps. Regards GA