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Fonts used by Brussels Airlines for A/C registrations

Post by keukenrol » 17 Apr 2019, 16:48

Hello

I am currently searching which fonts are used by Brussels Airlines on the A32F fleet for the registrations.
It seems there are a few differences between aircraft. Most of them seem to look like Helvetica or Arial but I am not sure about it. The fonts are to be used for flight simulation aircraft repaints.
Who can help me out?

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Re: Fonts used by Brussels Airlines for A/C registrations

Post by sn26567 » 17 Apr 2019, 17:00

keukenrol wrote:
17 Apr 2019, 16:48
I am currently searching which fonts are used by Brussels Airlines on the A32F fleet for the registrations.
It seems there are a few differences between aircraft. Most of them seem to look like Helvetica or Arial but I am not sure about it. The fonts are to be used for flight simulation aircraft repaints.
Who can help me out?
Unusual discussion. :)

Since you are examining the subject, could you maybe show some examples?
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Re: Fonts used by Brussels Airlines for A/C registrations

Post by keukenrol » 17 Apr 2019, 17:05

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Seem like 2 different fonts to me ;)
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Re: Fonts used by Brussels Airlines for A/C registrations

Post by Apuneger » 18 Apr 2019, 22:37

Unusual discussion indeed, but interesting nevertheless.

Not sure if they are using two different fonts, but the one used for OO-SSB seems to be more 'bold' than the one used for OO-SSR.

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Re: Fonts used by Brussels Airlines for A/C registrations

Post by keukenrol » 19 Apr 2019, 12:14

For example, the SSB has his O's looking more like zero's ( 0 ).

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Re: Fonts used by Brussels Airlines for A/C registrations

Post by sn26567 » 19 Apr 2019, 12:37

keukenrol wrote:
19 Apr 2019, 12:14
For example, the SSB has his O's looking more like zero's ( 0 ).
I would not call that a different font. IMHO we have here Helvetica "normal" and "bold", with a mistake when replacing O by 0.
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Post by TLspotting » 24 Apr 2019, 20:57

According to "myFonts", the reg on ex OODWD is similar to "Back and Forth".
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Re: Fonts used by Brussels Airlines for A/C registrations

Post by keukenrol » 04 May 2019, 13:52

Thanks for the update, I will check with similar font recognition websites what will be the result for other pictures. The problem is that you need a front view picture of the reg, the slightest inclination can change the font type.

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Post by jan_olieslagers » 04 May 2019, 14:07

a mistake when replacing O by 0
Oh come on. Some at SN are behind the times, perhaps, but are things really THAT bad? I well remember teaching my late father (b. 1921) to avoid that error, well nigh on 40 years ago now...

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Re: Fonts used by Brussels Airlines for A/C registrations

Post by keukenrol » 05 May 2019, 18:47

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OO-SNF seems to have the 0's (zero) as well.

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Re: Fonts used by Brussels Airlines for A/C registrations

Post by jan_olieslagers » 05 May 2019, 20:04

@keukenrol seems to have an eye for detail - perhaps even two :) Lovely!

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Re: Fonts used by Brussels Airlines for A/C registrations

Post by keukenrol » 06 May 2019, 11:09

jan_olieslagers wrote:
05 May 2019, 20:04
@keukenrol seems to have an eye for detail - perhaps even two :) Lovely!
I like to add the details, because that way you can get those aircraft "as real as it gets" :D

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Re: Fonts used by Brussels Airlines for A/C registrations

Post by MarkCori » 06 May 2019, 11:32

After doing some research, they are probably using this font: Legal Bold by Linotype
https://www.linotype.com/93560/legal-bold-product.html

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Re: Fonts used by Brussels Airlines for A/C registrations

Post by keukenrol » 06 May 2019, 13:05

MarkCori wrote:
06 May 2019, 11:32
After doing some research, they are probably using this font: Legal Bold by Linotype
https://www.linotype.com/93560/legal-bold-product.html
The O's are looking very similar indeed, but the S and R are completely different. Thanks for your input!

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