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Tiki Nose Art
hewey
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Posted: 2005-05-24 8:15 pm   Permalink

I am interesred in seeing pics of Tiki themed WWII kinda era nose art. I have seen the Don the Beachcomber one on here. Any others people know of? I did a quick search on google, and didn't come up with much.
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ookoo lady
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Posted: 2005-05-25 07:28 am   Permalink

Quote:

On 2005-05-11 23:18, Hakalugi wrote:
Winner - Best Dressed Nose:
Krustiki




Is this what you're talking about?
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rodeotiki
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From: calgary
Posted: 2005-05-25 12:10 pm   Permalink

Here is a good site with lots of pics and links
http://www.nose-art.net/index.html



Heres some more links
http://www.retrocrush.com/archive2004/noseart/
http://www.fsu.edu/~ww2/nose-art/noseartindex.html
http://www.aerothentic.com/photos/aircraft_photos/index.html

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Formikahini
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Posted: 2005-05-25 1:21 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2005-05-25 07:28, ookoo lady wrote:
Quote:
On 2005-05-11 23:18, Hakalugi wrote:Winner - Best Dressed Nose:Krustiki


Is this what you're talking about?

No no, something completely different, since I'm sure Hakalugi would *never* want a naked lady sitting...on...his - oops, never mind...


 
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hewey
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Posted: 2005-05-25 7:15 pm   Permalink

Thanks for the links - I have been to a few of these alreadt. Having trouble finding tiki ones though.
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bigbrotiki
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From: Tiki Island, above the Silverlake
Posted: 2005-05-29 05:48 am   Permalink

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On 2005-05-25 19:15, hewey wrote:
Thanks for the links - I have been to a few of these already. Having trouble finding tiki ones though.



That's because most fighter plane nose art is from the pre-Tiki era (BOT p.46). Did they do any of that in the Korean war? Would be nice to find one on a Le Sabre jet, since I drive Buick Le Sabre...

I have seen one or two uniform patches with Tiki imagery, from later years, probably from units stationed in Hawaii.


 
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Grand Kahu
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Posted: 2011-06-21 3:22 pm   Permalink

Here is one:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/43990177@N07/4407923618/



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Club Nouméa
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Posted: 2011-06-21 6:56 pm   Permalink

Here's one from a B-24 Liberator that was stationed in PNG in WWII:



The glass beside the falling bomb has a straw sticking out of it and a skull in the bottom of it - sorry about the print quality - the original was on newsprint and that was the best pic I could get.

Source: Invasion of Papua and New Guinea - 100 Historical Photographs, compiled by Mike Coutts.

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Haole Jim
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Posted: 2011-06-24 11:15 am   Permalink

There is also a USAF Boeing B-29 Superfortress during the Korean War which had a lovely female in grass skirt and flower lei, "South Sea Sinner."

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Pele Paul
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Posted: 2013-05-16 10:53 am   Permalink

wow too cool

 
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MadDogMike
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Posted: 2013-05-16 11:20 am   Permalink

Cool thread, here's the South Seas Sinner


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creativenative
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From: Island of O'ahu
Posted: 2013-05-16 12:05 pm   Permalink

Here's a Hollywood account of this South Seas nose art phenomena in the movie THE BAMBOO BLONDE (1946) RKO. Great story too about a fictional pre-tiki WWII / Poly club connection. Engaged but not happy pilot falls in falls in love with torch singer in NYC. Shipped to the South Seas he has his men paint the singer on the nose of his bomber but with a South Seas two piece sarong. If I recall correctly, the nose art becomes famous when a newspaper photographer shoots it and the photo gets widely distributed. The torch singer gets discovered because of the nose art and she and the club owner changes her act and the establishment to a pre-tiki South Seas club with hula dancers and more sarongs.

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Tiki-kitty
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From: Cleveland, Oh
Posted: 2013-05-21 1:58 pm   Permalink

I have a really nifty book called "For The Boys" about the 'racy pin-ups of World War II'.
There are LOTS of pictures of aircraft nose art...I didn't see any with Tiki on them, but a fair amount of Hula Girls on the nose.
In general, it is a really neat book with lots of GREAT pin-up art- including photos of guys and their planes!!


 
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creativenative
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Posted: 2013-06-02 11:34 pm   Permalink

Love to know more about that book Tiki-Kitty can't find it on the net.

 
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captnkirk
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Posted: 2013-06-03 11:37 am   Permalink

Here is great one, it is Lala from Tikibar TV on a WWII B-25J, photoshopped from Lala's calendar by Hans.



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