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Braniff International Airways - (read as: Mary Wells Lawrence (& her team) kicking serious creative ass.)

Braniff was one of my fave liveries when I was a kid; loved watching them land/takeoff @ Stapleton from my relatives' houses in Denver. These are old McDonnell Douglas' planes.

BRANIFF CALDER BIG EIGHT TAKES TO THE DFW SKIES - On this day, Monday, October 29, 1973, Braniff International Douglas DC-8-62 Intercontinental Jet registered as N1805 was pushed out of the Braniff Operations and Maintenance Base at Dallas Love Field with a brand new paint scheme designed by Master Alexander Calder. The scheme, dubbed Flying Colors by Mr. Calder and South America With Flying Colors by Braniff, was seen by the public for the first time.

BRANIFF CALDER BIG EIGHT TAKES TO THE DFW SKIES - On this day, Monday, October 29, 1973, Braniff International Douglas DC-8-62 Intercontinental Jet registered as N1805 was pushed out of the Braniff Operations and Maintenance Base at Dallas Love Field with a brand new paint scheme designed by Master Alexander Calder. The scheme, dubbed Flying Colors by Mr. Calder and South America With Flying Colors by Braniff, was seen by the public for the first time.

NOT A BRANIFF CREATURE WAS STIRRING - From our friends at Flying Colors Blog, a very special Christmas Eve gift......

NOT A BRANIFF CREATURE WAS STIRRING - From our friends at Flying Colors Blog, a very special Christmas Eve gift......

June 1982 Texas Monthly Article blames Harding Lawrence for Braniffs death But, the article is only half-true... Many other people and factors also contributed to the shutdown

June 1982 Texas Monthly Article blames Harding Lawrence for Braniffs death But, the article is only half-true. Many other people and factors also contributed to the shutdown

vintage everyday: 36 Bizarre and Disappointing Vintage Christmas Ads You Just Don't See These Days

vintage everyday: 36 Bizarre and Disappointing Vintage Christmas Ads You Just Don't See These Days

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