LTU International MD-11

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LTU International was an airline that operated from 1955 to 2009 out of Düsseldorf until a merger with Air Berlin (R.I.P.). The MD-11 was operated in their fleet from 1991 to 1998 on routes from Düsseldorf to destinations such as Izmir, Puerto Plana, and Punta Cana. There were 4 aircraft of this type in their fleet. This specific aircraft (D-AERB) later served Swiss, Air Namibia, and currently flies for UPS as N283UP.

This aircraft has a very unique and colorful livery and history, and as such I feel it would be well-represented in Infinite Flight, especially seeing as the aircraft itself is still flying.

Disclaimer: I’m not sure if the mods closed the old thread yet, but I did get permission to make a new one.

Photo credits: Pedro Aragao via wikimedia (https://commons.m.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:LTU_McDonnell_Douglas_MD-11_Aragao.jpg) via airliners.net (http://www.airliners.net/photo/LTU---Lufttransport-Unternehmen/McDonnell-Douglas-MD-11/0985070/L)

That is the longest photo credit ever
Any livery on the MD-11 looks good though 👌

Hey, you never know when someone will try to enforce that kind of stuff. But honestly, most liveries do look good on the MD.

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You have my vote, LTU was one of the most underrated airlines. They were the first airline I ever flown with and sparked my love for aviation. I will always be grateful to this airline for giving me the aviation bug.

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Thanks! (I’m out of likes) This aircraft was actually the first 1:400 scale mode I ever bought, probably some 5-odd years ago. I saw it sitting on my shelf and made me remember what I was going to do. Also, that’s really cool.

That‘s a great MD-11 livery, totally support it. :)

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