Airbus Rolls Out A300 In Old Colors

Airbus has long since allowed the original A300 to go to the scrap yard. Which was surprising, considering that the A300 was the plane that put Airbus on the map. But now, it picked up an idle A300 and painted the original paint scheme on it.

The Airbus first flew in February 1983. It was slated to go to Laker Airways but the airline went defunct before the aircraft was finished. The aircraft, an A300B4, was delievered to Pan Am in 1985, was bought by Sempati Air of Indonesia in 1993 and then it went on to DHL in 1999.

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