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August 10, 2009

Happy Second Birthday, Virgin America! 12 of Our Favorite VX Pics

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Virgin America Air Colbert N621VA taxis to the gate at LAX

Hard to believe it’s been two years since their first flight, but this past Saturday, America’s favorite Branson-owned airline celebrated its second birthday. From “Air Colbert” to the stars-and-stripes winglets, spotters have always enjoyed catching the various members of Virgin America’s fleet. Here is a birthday card, in the form of a dozen of our favorite Virgin America photos in no particular order, compiled from Flickr.

On board first ever Virgin America flight, VX001, JFK-SFO. Photo by Johnny Vulcan

On board first ever Virgin America flight, VX001, JFK-SFO. (Photo by Johnny Vulcan)

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Sir Richard Branson hanging out after the inaugural flight from JFK arrives at SFO. (Photo by James Castañeda)

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One of Virgin’s A319s, N524VA, lifts off from LAS as flight 770 to SFO. (Photo by gTarded)

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My Other Ride’s a Spaceship, aka N635VA. (Photo by David Vo)

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Virgin America A320 buzzes Alcatraz during a flyby for San Francisco Fleet Week. (Photo by Mathieu Thouvenin)

Unicorn Chaser, aka N626VA, pays a visit to JFK.

Unicorn Chaser, aka N626VA, pays a visit to JFK. (Photo by Josh Hallett)

N624VA gets pushed back at SFO

N624VA gets pushed back at SFO. (Photo by Quinn Norton)

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The sky awaits. (Photo by Johnny Vulcan)

The Entourage logo-jet lifts off from LAS.)

The Entourage logo-jet, N628VA, lifts off from Las Vegas (LAS). (Photo by gTarded)

Soothing. Photo by Crystal Ginn.

Soothing. (Photo by Crystal Ginn)

Unicorn Chaser on a very blue day.

Unicorn Chaser on a very blue day. (Photo by Zach Graves)



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