I never imagined that one repaint will be more challeging than the Star Wars BB-8 one. So after a few weeks of work and driven by the beats of Ultra Music Festival sets, I finished this Singapore Airlines Tropical!
It's good to know that have been two aircraft in this amazing paint, 9V-SPK and 9V-SPL. In this repaint, I put the SPL regs.
That's for a good reason, for you who don't know, SPK had crash in Taiwan back in October of 2000. Was a night with bad weather due a typhoon, and the pilot mistakely put the 747 in the wrong runway (05L instead of 05R), and the airport at the time hadn't a ground radar. The 05R/23L runway was under construction, with excavators and a construction site, so the 747 went full throttle to take-off, hit the objects on the runway and crashed killing 83 people.
I like to pay respect to the victims of any airplane crash, by that, I will not put the SPK regs on this airplane.
Also, this repaint was made in memory of all the victims of Singapore Airlines flight 006 and their families.
Since the SPK crashed in 2000 and looks like the special paint was washed off from SPL after the accident, I can't get any high res images, so the airplane it's not 100% accurate. I made my best, and in the following days, I will be open to correct any issue that I can correct. By that, will take a few days to get to Avsim.
For the PMDG 747 V3!