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Which Special Scheme Do You Miss Most?  
User currently offline9V-SVC From Singapore, joined Oct 2001, 1797 posts, RR: 10
Posted (9 years 1 month 3 weeks 4 days 17 hours ago) and read 3611 times:

The special scheme that has disappeared from our sky for good , which one do you miss most ?


I have a few in mine but so far the one that I really hope to see again is the Qantas F1 Formula, it was my favourite scheme.

How about you guys?


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User currently offlineNewark777 From United States of America, joined Dec 2004, 9348 posts, RR: 30
Reply 1, posted (9 years 1 month 3 weeks 4 days 16 hours ago) and read 3610 times:

Still painted, but not flying anymore:


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Harry



Why grab a Heine when you can grab a Busch?
User currently offlineAirlinerfreak From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (9 years 1 month 3 weeks 4 days 16 hours ago) and read 3608 times:

Harry that is an insane photo, I would have to agree with you there on that one.

User currently offline10boomer From United States of America, joined Dec 2005, 57 posts, RR: 5
Reply 3, posted (9 years 1 month 3 weeks 4 days 15 hours ago) and read 3602 times:

This is the original paint scheme for the KC-10 and it was the predominant one when I first started flying on them. I miss it a lot, it's infinitely better than the flat grey crap we have now.



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User currently offlineTWAMD-80 From United States of America, joined Oct 2001, 1006 posts, RR: 4
Reply 4, posted (9 years 1 month 3 weeks 4 days 14 hours ago) and read 3600 times:

The QF scheme was pretty sweet. I wish I could have seen that in person. For me, I miss seeing the special schemes (more of special markings) of TWA. I always enjoyed seeing "Wings of Pride," N948TW and "The Spirit of Long Beach," N984TW.

TW



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User currently offlineWunala From Australia, joined Mar 2005, 950 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (9 years 1 month 3 weeks 4 days 13 hours ago) and read 3595 times:

Quoting 9V-SVC (Thread starter):
I have a few in mine but so far the one that I really hope to see again is the Qantas F1 Formula, it was my favourite scheme.

Dont worry, QF paints that every year for the F1 races.


User currently offlineDABZF From Germany, joined Mar 2004, 1200 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (9 years 1 month 3 weeks 4 days 11 hours ago) and read 3586 times:


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User currently offlineB742 From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2005, 3766 posts, RR: 19
Reply 7, posted (9 years 1 month 3 weeks 4 days 8 hours ago) and read 3566 times:

I miss the :
QF - F1 Formula Sceme
SQ - Tropical Megatop Sceme
SAA - NDIZANI sceme

At least we've still got the TG Royal Barge sceme Big grin

Rob!


User currently offlineLongHauler From Canada, joined Mar 2004, 4913 posts, RR: 43
Reply 8, posted (9 years 1 month 3 weeks 4 days 8 hours ago) and read 3563 times:


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This aircraft is due to be painted in AC's new paint scheme this summer ... a shame!



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User currently offlineACDC8 From Canada, joined Mar 2005, 7642 posts, RR: 36
Reply 9, posted (9 years 1 month 3 weeks 4 days 3 hours ago) and read 3548 times:

I know which one I'm not gonna miss...

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User currently offlineEMBQA From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 9364 posts, RR: 11
Reply 10, posted (9 years 1 month 3 weeks 4 days 1 hour ago) and read 3530 times:

The American Airlines 'Retro Jet' on the 757 and 737 was pretty cool. The 757 has been changed back, I think the 737 has or is about to be changed back.

The British Airways 'World Tails' were very nice and too short lived.



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User currently offlineMH017 From Netherlands, joined Apr 2005, 1684 posts, RR: 31
Reply 11, posted (9 years 1 month 3 weeks 4 days 1 hour ago) and read 3526 times:

Charles,

The Northwest DC-10, wearing half-NW and half-KL colours: it was awesome and shows the cooperation between the two very well !



don't throw away tomorrow !
User currently offlineNewark777 From United States of America, joined Dec 2004, 9348 posts, RR: 30
Reply 12, posted (9 years 1 month 3 weeks 3 days 14 hours ago) and read 3503 times:

The Northwest DC-10, wearing half-NW and half-KL colours: it was awesome and shows the cooperation between the two very well !

And don't forget the BA/SQ Concorde, plus the other special ones like the Pepsi livery. And while we're at it, I miss the Concorde entirely.  Sad

Harry



Why grab a Heine when you can grab a Busch?
User currently offlineZkojh From China, joined Sep 2004, 1659 posts, RR: 1
Reply 13, posted (9 years 1 month 3 weeks 19 hours ago) and read 3469 times:

NZ's - lord of the rings on the 744's 763, and A320, but now we have new pictures on the longhaul aircraft, lol


NZ 787-9 flying between PVG - AKL ! CAN'T WAIT!!
User currently offlineMfz From Germany, joined Aug 2004, 259 posts, RR: 2
Reply 14, posted (9 years 1 month 3 weeks 11 hours ago) and read 3458 times:

I definitely miss the nice Boeing 747-200 "classic" in the Athens Olympics 2004-s/c!


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User currently offlineSeptember11 From United States of America, joined May 2004, 3623 posts, RR: 21
Reply 15, posted (9 years 1 month 3 weeks 7 hours ago) and read 3451 times:

TWA M83 special scheme

special scheme I miss most


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User currently offlineSeptember11 From United States of America, joined May 2004, 3623 posts, RR: 21
Reply 16, posted (9 years 1 month 3 weeks 7 hours ago) and read 3448 times:

Look at this special interim scheme! I do not miss it most though ..


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User currently offlineTGBoi From Hong Kong, joined Jun 2005, 52 posts, RR: 1
Reply 17, posted (9 years 1 month 2 weeks 6 days 14 hours ago) and read 3411 times:

What about a supersonic soda? Big grin


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Cheers


User currently offlinePSAHO88 From Italy, joined Sep 2000, 90 posts, RR: 0
Reply 18, posted (9 years 1 month 2 weeks 5 days 5 hours ago) and read 3391 times:

Alitalia "Baci Perugina" 747

User currently offlinePITA333 From United States of America, joined Mar 2005, 391 posts, RR: 3
Reply 19, posted (9 years 1 month 2 weeks 5 days 3 hours ago) and read 3385 times:

Quoting ACDC8 (Reply 9):
I know which one I'm not gonna miss...

You beat me to it!  Smile

Regards,
PITA333


User currently offlineFrancoBlanco From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 20, posted (9 years 1 month 2 weeks 4 days 4 hours ago) and read 3373 times:

All BA world tails!!!!

They were a great idea and made a "regular" airline something special.

Sebastian


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