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Spirit Isn't Going To Be Applying New Color Scheme  
User currently offlinePanam330 From United States of America, joined Mar 2004, 2693 posts, RR: 9
Posted (10 years 2 months 2 weeks 1 day 14 hours ago) and read 3723 times:

Just take a look at this photo. The only painted parts are the tail and the engines, obviously. They appear to have the 'old,' white and blue digital scheme, rather than the silver and black on the leased machines.


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As a side note, why is the build number so low? For example, jetBlue is receiving A320s in the 2200's. Why is this in the 1700's?

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User currently offlineETStar From Canada, joined Jan 2004, 2103 posts, RR: 7
Reply 1, posted (10 years 2 months 2 weeks 1 day 14 hours ago) and read 3620 times:

Is Spirit turning 25 years old? Is that the reason for the "Silver"?

User currently offlineDL Widget Head From United States of America, joined Apr 2000, 2100 posts, RR: 5
Reply 2, posted (10 years 2 months 2 weeks 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 3561 times:

That kind of looks black and silver to me.

User currently offline757MDE From Colombia, joined Sep 2004, 1753 posts, RR: 6
Reply 3, posted (10 years 2 months 2 weeks 1 day 9 hours ago) and read 3354 times:

If they don't apply the new scheme it'd be a shame, I find it quite attractive and better than the old one.


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User currently offlineILSApproach From United States of America, joined Aug 2004, 410 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (10 years 2 months 2 weeks 1 day 9 hours ago) and read 3329 times:

I agree the old one is much better.

Mike


User currently offlineMiamix707 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (10 years 2 months 2 weeks 1 day 8 hours ago) and read 3285 times:

I saw one A321 today at FLL in the black & silver scheme. Is it already in regular service?

User currently offlineDeltaMD11 From United States of America, joined Dec 2002, 1701 posts, RR: 34
Reply 6, posted (10 years 2 months 2 weeks 1 day 4 hours ago) and read 3230 times:

The 1st A321 in the silver and black scheme is more of a commemorative piece than anything else. Spirit will use their "Digital" scheme on all further deliveries, making the 1st A321 just a special variation of their livery.

~Bryan



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