Paint Flaking Off Air Canada Anniversary Plane

I had the distinct pleasure of flying in the AirBus 319 Air Canada's 75th Anniversary plane.  It was painted in the vintage Trans Canada Airline motif.

Here is a pic of the plane.
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As I was sitting in my seat flying from Nassau to Toronto, I looked out the window and saw that there was quite a bad case of acne on the paint job.  I couldn't believe that the paint was flaking so badly off the engine cowling.  Here is a shot of it.

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I began to wonder why had it flaked off.  Was there some contamination?  Did the engine get so hot that it blistered off.  Inquiring minds want to know.

Here is a short video that I took of the engine cowling in flight:

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