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Grass73
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Sporting Specials

Post by Grass73 » Mon Feb 08, 2016 10:32 pm

A tread to show some of the various aircraft advertising sporting events and teams. With the Rio Olympics and Euros in France this summer, its a fair assumption that there'll be a few more to be unveiled later this year.

Blue Moon - Eithad wearing Man City colours
ImageEtihad Airways/Man City FC A330 by Niall Grant, on Flickr

Not strictly wearing special colours, this Falcon is operated by the owner of Wolves FC, hence the logo on the tail and the personalised registration
ImageG-WLVS, Dassault Falcon 2000 by Niall Grant, on Flickr

One of the last SAS MD-87s wore special titles to celebrate Denmark appearing in Euro 2012
ImageSAS Euro 2012 - Denmark colours by Niall Grant, on Flickr

Turkish's Borussia Dortmund FC Leggett
ImageBorussia Dortmund BVB by Niall Grant, on Flickr

Privilege Style, Boeing 757 - operating for Sevilla FC
ImagePrivileage Style, Boeing 757-200. by Niall Grant, on Flickr

It ain't always to do with Football...

Cityjet, EI-RJX, in Leinster Rugby colours
ImageCityjet, EI-RJX, BAe RJ-85, Leinster Rugby colours by Niall Grant, on Flickr

Aer Lingus' IRFU logojet
ImageGreen Spirit by Niall Grant, on Flickr

Delta Airlines' Olympic 777 - special colours for the Salt Lake Winter Olympics
ImageDelta A/L, N884DA by Niall Grant, on Flickr

US Airways "Arizona Cardinals" c/s
ImageUS Airways, "Arizona Cardinals" by Niall Grant, on Flickr

US Airways "Philadelphia Eagles NFL" c/s
ImageAirbus A319 by Niall Grant, on Flickr

Formula 1
ImageGulf Air F1 by Niall Grant, on Flickr

That's my selection, hope they are of interest. Now lets see some more.

Niall

apgphoto
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Re: Sporting Specials

Post by apgphoto » Tue Feb 09, 2016 6:35 pm

Sadly didn't get a better shot of this one QLA 2001

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TheaLove
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Re: Sporting Specials

Post by TheaLove » Mon Feb 15, 2016 7:48 pm

Some lovely images posted there :) . Here's my contribution (have to confess to not seeing very many sporting themes personally):

You've all seen this one before:

ImageAer Lingus Airbus A320 EI-DEO by Thea Love, on Flickr

And this one:

ImageGulf Air Airbus A330 A9C-KB by Thea Love, on Flickr

Here's the most recent one I've seen:

ImageQantas A380 VH-OQH by Thea Love, on Flickr

Thanks for looking

Thea

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Re: Sporting Specials

Post by Tony_B » Tue Feb 16, 2016 10:57 am

My first post here.......a few from the recent past........ all taken at Berlin´s Tegel Airport.

Swiss for the European Championship in 2008.....
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From 2011 Turkish with Manchester United logo jet.....
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Before the last World Cup, a certain soft drink company sponsored an MD to take the Jules Rimey Trophy on tour......
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Last but not least, the same trophy ariving back in Tegel.......
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Re: Sporting Specials

Post by keithnewsome » Thu Feb 18, 2016 8:56 pm

This is the only sporting photo I can think of at the moment ! Luton November 2014 ! There may be more ????

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acw367
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Re: Sporting Specials

Post by acw367 » Wed Mar 02, 2016 12:34 am

A7-AEE Airbus A330-302 Qatar Airways Singapore 30 March 2006. Sponsor airline for the Asian Games 2006 in Doha.

ImageA7-AEE Singapore 30 March 2006 by ACW367, on Flickr

D-AGPL Fokker 100 DBA Dusseldorf 24 May 2006. Special scheme for the 2006 FIFA world cup.

ImageD-AGPL Dusseldorf 24 May 2006 by ACW367, on Flickr

D-ALTD Airbus A320-214 LTU Dusseldorf 24 May 2006. Special scheme for RCD Mallorca soccer team

ImageD-ALTD Dusseldorf 24 May 2006 by ACW367, on Flickr

A6-EAI Airbus A330-243 Emirates Dusseldorf 24 May 2006. Decal for 2006 FIFA world cup.

ImageA6-EAI Dusseldorf 24 May 2006 by ACW367, on Flickr

D-ALTB Airbus A320-214 LTU Lufttransport-Unternehmen Dusseldorf 29 May 2006

ImageD-ALTB Dusseldorf 29 May 2006 by ACW367, on Flickr

HB-IJM Airbus A320-214 Swiss International Air Lines Heathrow 21 June 2008. Special World Cup Hopp Schwiiz colours.

ImageHB-IJM Heathrow 21 June 2008 by ACW367, on Flickr

A9C-KA Airbus A330-243 Gulf Air Heathrow 31 August 2009. F1 decal

ImageA9C-KA Heathrow 31 August 2009 by ACW367, on Flickr

N936AT Boeing 717-231 AirTran Airways Colts NFL LogoJet BWI 13 August 2010

ImageN936AT BWI 13 Aug 2010 by ACW367, on Flickr

N717UW Airbus A319-112 US Airways Charlotte 27 September 2012

ImageN717UW Charlotte 27 September 2012 by ACW367, on Flickr

N709UW Airbus A319-112 US Airways Charlotte 27 September 2012

ImageN709UW Charlotte 27 September 2012 by ACW367, on Flickr

EI-RJX British Aerospace AVRO 146-RJ85 CityJet London City 23 May 2014. Leinster Rugby

ImageEI-RJX London City 23 May 2014 by ACW367, on Flickr

A6-EDQ Airbus A380-861 Emirates Airline Heathrow 7 June 2015. Rugby World Cup

ImageA6-EDQ Heathrow 7 June 2015 by ACW367, on Flickr
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MikeG23
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Re: Sporting Specials

Post by MikeG23 » Wed Mar 02, 2016 10:18 am

London Olympics BA special livery
Image20140827-8W9A1550.jpg by Mike Grundy, on Flickr

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Re: Sporting Specials

Post by MikeG23 » Wed Mar 02, 2016 11:20 am

Emirates 330 2014 World Cup

Image20140802-8W9A0578.jpg by Mike Grundy, on Flickr

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