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Cheatline Or Plain A/C Livery  
User currently offlineN757KW From United States of America, joined Sep 2003, 435 posts, RR: 0
Posted (10 years 7 months 3 days 3 hours ago) and read 1798 times:

I am fairly old school about airline liveries. I prefer a livery with a cheatline. Being brought up in a Delta Airlines family I always loved Delta's cheatline and widget. Though I did like JAS's MD-90s with the colorful rainbow livery.

Now to my question for those of you out there, do you prefer a livery with a cheatline (American, etc.), the all white body with titles and logo (Delta, Lufthansa, etc.), or what I call the combination of a solid color body and some cheatlines (United, Korean Air, etc.)?

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User currently offlineFutureualpilot From United States of America, joined May 2000, 2602 posts, RR: 8
Reply 1, posted (10 years 7 months 3 days 3 hours ago) and read 1751 times:

It really depends on the colors, and how the cheatline, if applicable, is used in the scheme. I definitley like how it adds something to the livery, but aircraft suh as NW's new scheme do look good without a cheatline.


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User currently offlineUnited4ever From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 291 posts, RR: 2
Reply 2, posted (10 years 7 months 3 days 3 hours ago) and read 1730 times:

Most cheatlines look rather old fashioned to me.

Mike


User currently offlineCessna172RG From United States of America, joined Aug 2000, 749 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (10 years 7 months 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 1633 times:

I kind of prefer the cheatlines to be honest...


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User currently offlineJeckPDX From United States of America, joined Nov 2003, 255 posts, RR: 1
Reply 4, posted (10 years 7 months 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 1616 times:

I prefer a modern variation of the classic cehatline. Some good examples I have noted recently are US Airways, America West, and several others with this similar style.

BRGDS
JeckPDX



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User currently offlineUshermittwoch From Germany, joined Jan 2004, 2965 posts, RR: 16
Reply 5, posted (10 years 7 months 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 1613 times:

I like planes that have unusual paint schemes. That more or less excludes all airlines with cheatlines or plain liveries. Examples would be BWIA or the new Gulf Air scheme.
I do really like the USAirways livery though. It looks very classy, especially on the A330.



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