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Another Shamu For WN?  
User currently offlineDL752 From United States of America, joined Jul 2008, 174 posts, RR: 1
Posted (6 years 5 months 1 week 1 day 6 hours ago) and read 3222 times:

I heard from someone that has recently been to the Boeing Factory thought they saw another WN aircraft being painted in the special Shamu livery. I was wondering if there is another airplane that is going to be painted in that marvelous livery. Is Southwest being delivered another Shamu plane? If they are then another beautiful paint scheme would be painted on another plane!
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User currently offlineSANFan From United States of America, joined Aug 2006, 5604 posts, RR: 12
Reply 1, posted (6 years 5 months 1 week 1 day 1 hour ago) and read 3082 times:

There are 3 Sea Worlds and 3 real Shamus, so 3 flying Shamus on WN makes sense to me.

Or else WN is maybe retiring one of the current Shamus? (Although I doubt it.)

Welcome to A.net, DL752! (And please keep us posted on Sham III.)

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User currently offlineONTFlyer From United States of America, joined Feb 2006, 380 posts, RR: 3
Reply 2, posted (6 years 5 months 1 week 1 day 1 hour ago) and read 3079 times:

If so, I would guess N334SW is going back to the standard Canyon Blue


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User currently offlineSuper80DFW From United States of America, joined Oct 2007, 1698 posts, RR: 11
Reply 3, posted (6 years 5 months 1 week 16 hours ago) and read 2938 times:

Well, for awhile, there are already three Shamus, 733 (N334SW), 73G (N713SW), and 73G (N715SW). I guess if there is another new Shamu coming out, the aircraft that would make sense to repaint is the 733. I've flown on that twice before, and would hate to see it no longer Shamu.


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User currently offlineLuv2fly From United States of America, joined May 2003, 12150 posts, RR: 49
Reply 4, posted (6 years 5 months 1 week 15 hours ago) and read 2886 times:

Remember when AS rolled out its Salmon themed plane in SEA some how all the shamus showed up that day in SEA.


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User currently offlineFalcon flyer From United States of America, joined Jul 2000, 1332 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (6 years 5 months 1 week 7 hours ago) and read 2715 times:



Quoting Super80DFW (Reply 3):
733 (N334SW), 73G (N713SW), and 73G (N715SW).

Too bad the -500s are gone. When did 501 and 507 get repainted ?



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User currently offlineOPNLguy From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 6, posted (6 years 5 months 1 week 6 hours ago) and read 2666 times:



Quoting Luv2fly (Reply 4):
Remember when AS rolled out its Salmon themed plane in SEA some how all the shamus showed up that day in SEA.

Yes, all -5- of them. Still waiting on a photo, Cam...  Wink

N501SW and N507SW were both repainted in Canyon Blue within a few months of the Salmon roll-out...


User currently offlineSXDFC From United States of America, joined Dec 2007, 2449 posts, RR: 23
Reply 7, posted (6 years 5 months 6 days 17 hours ago) and read 2505 times:

Did your friend say it was a -700 or a -300? I saw some pictures on flickr and ships 926-927 are in the new colors if it is indeed a new plane maybe it will be 928 or 929?

Or maybe perhaps Shamu 334 is finally getting some fresh paint! but don't they do that in Roswell?



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User currently onlineBlueShamu330s From UK - England, joined Sep 2001, 3073 posts, RR: 23
Reply 8, posted (6 years 5 months 6 days 15 hours ago) and read 2456 times:
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There is only one Shamu



LOL

Shamu



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User currently offlineSuperfly From Thailand, joined May 2000, 40076 posts, RR: 74
Reply 9, posted (6 years 5 months 6 days 14 hours ago) and read 2382 times:

I flew on a Southwest Shamu plane from Oakland to Burbank in June of 2001.
The registration number escapes me.



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User currently offlineOPNLguy From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 10, posted (6 years 5 months 6 days 13 hours ago) and read 2363 times:



Quoting Superfly (Reply 9):
I flew on a Southwest Shamu plane from Oakland to Burbank in June of 2001. The registration number escapes me.

Back then, it would have been either N334SW (a -300), or N501SW or N507SW (-500s).


User currently offlineSXDFC From United States of America, joined Dec 2007, 2449 posts, RR: 23
Reply 11, posted (6 years 5 months 4 days 17 hours ago) and read 2195 times:

Any more updates as to if this indeed true?


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User currently offlineSuperfly From Thailand, joined May 2000, 40076 posts, RR: 74
Reply 12, posted (6 years 5 months 2 days 14 hours ago) and read 2027 times:



Quoting OPNLguy (Reply 10):
Back then, it would have been either N334SW (a -300), or N501SW or N507SW (-500s).

...and here she is.
I do remember it being a 500 series.


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Thanks for the info.



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