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737-300 In Western Airlines C/s  
User currently offlineClickhappy From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 9601 posts, RR: 69
Posted (10 years 5 months 2 weeks 4 days 4 hours ago) and read 3614 times:
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I know Delta operates several ex-Western Airlines 737-300's...but were these planes ever painted in full Western colors? The airliners.net database shows only 1 example, in the "bud light" scheme.

Any info would be much appreciated!

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User currently offlineFlagshipAZ From United States of America, joined Jan 2001, 3419 posts, RR: 14
Reply 1, posted (10 years 5 months 2 weeks 4 days 4 hours ago) and read 3565 times:

I'm reasonably certain that all 13 737-347s were delivered to Western in full colors of said carrier. I'd worked at LAX for quite awhile & I can say that I've seen alot of 733s in the red/white swizzle stick scheme. Regards.


"Beer is living proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy." --Ben Franklin
User currently offlineLN-MOW From United States of America, joined Jan 2000, 1907 posts, RR: 14
Reply 2, posted (10 years 5 months 2 weeks 4 days 3 hours ago) and read 3509 times:

Some here:

http://www.photovault.com/Link/Technology/Aviation_Commercial/Airlines/Western.html

and ...





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User currently offlineMatt D From United States of America, joined Nov 1999, 9502 posts, RR: 48
Reply 3, posted (10 years 5 months 2 weeks 4 days 3 hours ago) and read 3488 times:

geez....can someone say "Paranoid"?

What's up with that Photovault site?

Are they really that worried that someone is going to pilfer those shots (which IMO aren't that great anyway) and make millions off of them?


I'm pretty sure that those are airplane pictures. I can discern what appears to be Boeing aircraft beneath that "Photovault" watermark being repeated over and over.


Sheesh.


anyway, I also believe that all WA 733's were delivered in the "Bud Light" scheme. I do not recall ever seeing one in white.


User currently offlineClickhappy From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 9601 posts, RR: 69
Reply 4, posted (10 years 5 months 2 weeks 4 days 3 hours ago) and read 3482 times:
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Wow, kick a$$ link Andreas!

Will you be out for the Concorde tomorrow?

Royal


User currently offlineLN-MOW From United States of America, joined Jan 2000, 1907 posts, RR: 14
Reply 5, posted (10 years 5 months 2 weeks 4 days 2 hours ago) and read 3442 times:

You bet! That is, if I can get the L-1011 out on time ..  Wink/being sarcastic

I'll be at the museum, upstairs. And you'll be rampside, I suppose?




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User currently offlineYyz717 From Canada, joined Sep 2001, 16228 posts, RR: 57
Reply 6, posted (10 years 5 months 2 weeks 4 days 2 hours ago) and read 3412 times:

Yes, the 733 definitely appeared in the definitive Western scheme. I have a photo of it somewhere. If I find it, I'll scan it and send it to you.

Another great livery and airline ruined by a merger! When will it end?






Panam, TWA, Ansett, Eastern.......AC next? Might be good for Canada.
User currently offlineClrd2go From United States of America, joined Feb 2003, 1000 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (10 years 5 months 2 weeks 4 days 1 hour ago) and read 3375 times:


I had the pleasure of flying Western many times when I lived out west. A
wonderful airline, with some great people who worked for them.



Jim



What a long strange trip it's been
User currently offlineCpharris5514 From United States of America, joined Nov 2002, 170 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (10 years 5 months 2 weeks 4 days 1 hour ago) and read 3356 times:

I believe some came in the red/white scheme, but I'll admit the only WA 737-300 I flew on was of the "Bud Lite" variety, from BOI-SLC shortly before the Delta takeover. I was on several other WA aircraft in the red/white (737-200, 727-200, DC-10).

Also, I recall that the entire fleet was being converted to the bare metal livery before they ceased to exist as an airline. I remember flying a 737-200 from STL-SLC, bare metal, that had just been taken over by DL. The WA titles were removed from the tail, and the fuselage titles were covered with a "Delta" decal. The characteristic red cheatline remained, I assume until the craft was repainted in full DL livery.



From West Des Moines, Iowa
User currently offlineIflyatldl From United States of America, joined Nov 2003, 1936 posts, RR: 3
Reply 9, posted (10 years 5 months 2 weeks 3 days 21 hours ago) and read 3278 times:

The only Western 733 I ever saw was at BOS in BudLite colors before the DL merger. I liked the swizzlestick cheatline as well. The DC-10 in the BudLite was different. I remember the white "SpaceShips"


Ah, Summer, Fenway Park, Boston Red Sox and Beer.....
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