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WN Easily Wins Ugliest Aircraft Contest  
User currently offlineGlareskin From Netherlands, joined Jun 2005, 1305 posts, RR: 1
Posted (8 years 5 months 1 week 1 day 22 hours ago) and read 2429 times:

Yesterday I was early at DTW and enjoyed the gracious NW 757 and A330 planes taxiing. Some other airlines and aircraft slighty interfered the view as at one moment the picture was badly disturbed by a WN 737. The 737 isn't a beaty in itself but with the ugly Southwest livery and the disgusting winglets it's a shame to see them at an airport.         
Or does someone know uglier things? Don't mention the A380 as we haven't seen it live on airports yet.
Edit: can't get the picture in.

[Edited 2006-04-14 22:22:48]

[Edited 2006-04-14 22:24:23]


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User currently offlineGoBoeing From United States of America, joined Jun 2000, 2698 posts, RR: 14
Reply 1, posted (8 years 5 months 1 week 1 day 22 hours ago) and read 2416 times:

I'm saddened to see that your trip through DTW was made worse by some SWA planes.

Those disgusting winglets keep your airfare low, by the way.


User currently offlineZippyjet From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 5478 posts, RR: 12
Reply 2, posted (8 years 5 months 1 week 1 day 22 hours ago) and read 2359 times:

The birds with the newer blue livery are not too bad. My vote for Fugly ducklings goes to Miami Air with their generic el cheapo livery. This current livery makes Miami Air planes look dowdy and old.


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This one just looks cheap, like the designer did designs for bowling alleys.

Now this one is simple but, classy looking with the palm tree. This livery proves less can indeed be more!

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User currently offlineFLY2HMO From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (8 years 5 months 1 week 1 day 22 hours ago) and read 2359 times:

If it was the mustard colored scheme you're talking about, then I'll agree...  yes 

But if it was the new, blue livery you saw...  irked 


User currently offlineGlareskin From Netherlands, joined Jun 2005, 1305 posts, RR: 1
Reply 4, posted (8 years 5 months 1 week 1 day 22 hours ago) and read 2308 times:

Quoting Zippyjet (Reply 3):
Now this one is simple but, classy looking with the palm tree. This livery proves less can indeed be more!

 checkmark  I agree. This livery makes the 737 look better than it looks...

Quoting FLY2HMO (Reply 4):
mustard colored scheme you're talking about

It was the musterd. But I have to say I don't see the new blue livery as real stylish. It too screamy IMO. But way better, I'll give you that.



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User currently offline2H4 From United States of America, joined Oct 2004, 8955 posts, RR: 59
Reply 5, posted (8 years 5 months 1 week 1 day 21 hours ago) and read 2289 times:
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User currently offlineBoeingfanyyz From Canada, joined Jul 2005, 991 posts, RR: 2
Reply 6, posted (8 years 5 months 1 week 1 day 16 hours ago) and read 2259 times:

I disagree. I think WN have one a great job with their planes, in regards to looks and mechanical efficiency. They look great, and WN keep some of the best well-maintained a/c there are out there!

Just my $0.02 (CDN)

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User currently offlineAndz From South Africa, joined Feb 2004, 8453 posts, RR: 10
Reply 7, posted (8 years 5 months 1 week 1 day 7 hours ago) and read 2231 times:
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Disgusting winglets???


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User currently offlineDeputydawghere From United States of America, joined Nov 2005, 205 posts, RR: 1
Reply 8, posted (8 years 5 months 1 week 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 2221 times:

Quoting Boeingfanyyz (Reply 6):
disagree. I think WN have one a great job with their planes, in regards to looks and mechanical efficiency. They look great, and WN keep some of the best well-maintained a/c there are out there!

Just my $0.02 (CDN)

I agree with you.



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User currently offlineAzza40 From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2006, 1052 posts, RR: 2
Reply 9, posted (8 years 5 months 1 week 21 hours ago) and read 2181 times:

just my opinion, WN's colours suck! WN fans, i can see why you like them, but WN's livery is one to be ashamed of!

Aaron  sly 



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User currently offlineDesertAir From Mexico, joined Jan 2006, 1462 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (8 years 5 months 1 week 19 hours ago) and read 2172 times:

I also thought WN had the worst looking planes until they added the blue tops. As to mechanical effeciency, I have been on many WN flights and can only remember one delay but never an cancellation because of mechanical difficulties...we were in LAS on our way to TUS. It had to do with the air conditioning unit. It was fixed on the spot.

User currently offlineSeptember11 From United States of America, joined May 2004, 3623 posts, RR: 21
Reply 11, posted (8 years 5 months 1 week 14 hours ago) and read 2151 times:

Southwest planes may look better during dark hours ...


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User currently offlineAzza40 From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2006, 1052 posts, RR: 2
Reply 12, posted (8 years 5 months 1 week 9 hours ago) and read 2133 times:

Quoting September11 (Reply 11):
Southwest planes may look better during dark hours ...

i can agree with that!

Aaron  sly 



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