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Boeing’s badass Seahawks-themed 747 is back.

The airline company today unveiled a newly-designed 747-8 Freighter with Seahawks colors and logos that was rolled out at Boeing’s paint hangar in Everett.


Boeing did the same in January 2014, debuting a 747-8 in Seahawks blue and green just before Seattle won its first Super Bowl ever against Denver. The jet that Boeing showed off today is different than that original 747-8 and features a few design tweaks.



Back in 2014, Boeing flew the original Seahawks 747-8 over Seattle and around the state of Washington in a “12” pattern — an ode to the Seattle fan base known as the “12s.” The jet was eventually repainted as part of regular and ongoing campaign activity.

Boeing's new Seahawks-themed 747-8 Freighter flies took a short 13-minute flight from Paine Field to Boeing before . Photo courtesy of Boeing.
Boeing’s original Seahawks-themed 747-8 Freighter debuted in 2014 and flew over Seattle. Photo courtesy of Boeing.


Boeing said that the new jet will fly over Lake Washington near Seattle on Aug. 2 during Seafair and will also take part in other Seahawks-related activities during the year.

The Seahawks open the season on Sept. 13 at St. Louis. Preseason kicks off with a game at Kansas City on Aug. 21.

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