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      Post #69539, posted on 02-21-2018 GMT-5 hours    
      For the Tigers experts out there... From the photos I have found, the big red and blue fuselage stripes wrap all the way around the fuselage on N800FT:

      https://www.flickr.com/photos/23032926@N05/5128104987/sizes/l

      Whereas all other Tigers 747s had those stripes stop in a roughly horizontal line approximately even with the floor of the lower cargo holds:

      https://www.flickr.com/photos/52810288@N05/6180377984/sizes/l

      So, was N800FT the only frame that had the full wrap-around treatment?

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      Post #69541, posted on 02-22-2018 GMT-5 hours    
      Those photos actually show 2 different liveries, so that may explain your stripes query.

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      Post #69549, posted on 02-22-2018 GMT-5 hours    
      The titles and tail treatment changed through time, but the stripe remained the same (or so I thought). I have photos with the original tail and titles that show the fuselage stripes not wrapping around, as well as on all the later variations. But so far, I only know for sure 800FT had wrap around, and some photos indicate 801FT might have too. I can't find anything for any of the subsequent deliveries.

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