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What's The Hottest 727 Livery?  
User currently offlineBirdwatching From Germany, joined Sep 2003, 3821 posts, RR: 51
Posted (6 years 8 months 3 weeks 2 days ago) and read 3375 times:

I've realized that the 727 looks hot no matter how you paint her! Add a stylish 80s livery...

What are your favorite 727 paint schemes?

Here are mine... please feel free to add!


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User currently offlineRW170 From United States of America, joined Sep 2007, 430 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (6 years 8 months 3 weeks 1 day 20 hours ago) and read 3356 times:

I'd say this is my favourite:


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User currently offlineLHboyatDTW From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (6 years 8 months 3 weeks 1 day 15 hours ago) and read 3343 times:

All of those appear good

I grew up seeing NW 727s a lot and never got tired of them. How I do miss them.  Sad


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User currently offlinePC12Fan From United States of America, joined Jan 2007, 2434 posts, RR: 5
Reply 3, posted (6 years 8 months 3 weeks 1 day 7 hours ago) and read 3325 times:

I've always thought this was pretty damned sharp.....


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User currently offlineViscount724 From Switzerland, joined Oct 2006, 25205 posts, RR: 22
Reply 4, posted (6 years 8 months 3 weeks 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 3315 times:

One of my favorites, but I'm biased since I worked for them.


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User currently offlineSrbmod From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (6 years 8 months 3 weeks 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 3313 times:



Quoting Birdwatching (Thread starter):
What's The Hottest 727 Livery?

The Miami Heat of course...  duck 


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User currently offlineRedTailDTW From United States of America, joined Oct 2006, 754 posts, RR: 3
Reply 6, posted (6 years 8 months 3 weeks 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 3312 times:



Quoting LHboyatDTW (Reply 2):
I grew up seeing NW 727s a lot and never got tired of them. How I do miss them.

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I also liked the 727 with the Northwest Oreint paint scheme.

Quoting RW170 (Reply 1):
I'd say this is my favourite:

I didn't even know that ATA had 727's.....The paint scheme looks good on the 727 though.


Mason



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User currently offlineColumba From Germany, joined Dec 2004, 7062 posts, RR: 4
Reply 7, posted (6 years 8 months 3 weeks 1 day 4 hours ago) and read 3307 times:

I thing there is hardly any livery that the 727 does not fit, but here are some of my favorites in no particular order:

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The airline I asscoiate the 727 the most with:

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Love the IB colors on the 727

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Very simple but classy on the 727

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It will forever be a McDonnell Douglas MD 80 , Boeing MD 80 sounds so wrong
User currently offlinePHLBOS From United States of America, joined Mar 2004, 7519 posts, RR: 24
Reply 8, posted (6 years 8 months 2 weeks 4 days 6 hours ago) and read 3234 times:

My favorite 727 liveries would be a tie between NE's original Yellowbird scheme & EA's original hockey-stick/Whisperjet livery.

NE

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EA

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User currently offlineRW170 From United States of America, joined Sep 2007, 430 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (6 years 8 months 2 weeks 4 days 4 hours ago) and read 3219 times:


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User currently offlineTjwgrr From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 2435 posts, RR: 3
Reply 10, posted (6 years 8 months 2 weeks 4 days 3 hours ago) and read 3212 times:

Partial to this one since it was our home town bird in GRR when it was N624VA and N529AC, plus- what a background for this photo:


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Always liked the Braniff "Ultra" schemes:


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MGM Grand Air


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User currently offlineIsitsafenow From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 4984 posts, RR: 23
Reply 11, posted (6 years 8 months 2 weeks 4 days 3 hours ago) and read 3209 times:



Quoting PHLBOS (Reply 8):

I'm with you...The yellowbird was unprecedented for its time.....the 60's.
safe



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User currently offlineLrdc9 From United States of America, joined Sep 2007, 610 posts, RR: 0
Reply 12, posted (6 years 8 months 2 weeks 4 days 1 hour ago) and read 3199 times:


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Definatly!



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User currently offlineWesternA318 From United States of America, joined Oct 2004, 5658 posts, RR: 24
Reply 13, posted (6 years 8 months 2 weeks 3 days 23 hours ago) and read 3188 times:

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Central America's most BEAUTIFUL 727-100.


[Edited 2007-12-20 15:07:57]


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User currently offlineVhqpa From Australia, joined Jul 2005, 1456 posts, RR: 1
Reply 14, posted (6 years 8 months 2 weeks 1 day 20 hours ago) and read 3125 times:

I've always thought highly of TN's Central Australian scheme.

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AN and TN 1970's livery were classic too


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SQ and AZ was classy too


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J



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User currently offlineNWADC9 From United States of America, joined May 2004, 4897 posts, RR: 10
Reply 15, posted (6 years 8 months 2 weeks 1 day 19 hours ago) and read 3123 times:

NW's Orient (bowling shoe's growing on me on that type, but I still think the tail looks absolutely rediculous)
Pan Am anything
Sky One
Trump's toy (which I saw up close driving into LAX Big grin )
ATA's 25th
AA
Falcon One
TWA's twin globes and stripes



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User currently offlineCV990 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 16, posted (6 years 8 months 2 weeks 1 day 7 hours ago) and read 3108 times:

Hi!

The hottest 727 liveries??? Well the ones I remember seeing when I was a teenager:


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regards


User currently offlineAlexEU From Serbia, joined Oct 2007, 1817 posts, RR: 2
Reply 17, posted (6 years 8 months 2 weeks 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 3103 times:

Both were owned by Aviogenex (Serbian charter). I don't know where are they now, but they probably changed livery.

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Lone Star Airways livery

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Efata Papua livery


User currently offlineRW170 From United States of America, joined Sep 2007, 430 posts, RR: 0
Reply 18, posted (6 years 8 months 2 weeks 1 day 3 hours ago) and read 3097 times:

How about...


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