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User currently offlineSXDFC From United States of America, joined Dec 2007, 2348 posts, RR: 21
Posted (5 years 1 month 3 weeks 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 2897 times:

Hey All:

Hopefully you all had a wonderful weekend!

I noticed for quite sometime that the specialty schemes of WN always sport grey winglets instead of the normal SWA.com blue winglets. I always wondered why this was the case?


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On a side note I always wonder what the next specialty scheme will be?  Wink


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User currently offlineCanyonBlue17 From United States of America, joined Oct 2008, 453 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (5 years 1 month 3 weeks 1 day 10 hours ago) and read 2870 times:



Quoting SXDFC (Thread starter):
On a side note I always wonder what the next specialty scheme will be?

I've bugged CEO Gary Kelly a few times about this, including once at a Spirit Party and once at a Message to the Field, and he finally agreed that we would eventually see a "Sunshine One" for Florida.


User currently offlinePITops From United States of America, joined May 2007, 1442 posts, RR: 4
Reply 2, posted (5 years 1 month 3 weeks 1 day 10 hours ago) and read 2831 times:



Quoting CanyonBlue17 (Reply 1):
I've bugged CEO Gary Kelly a few times about this, including once at a Spirit Party and once at a Message to the Field, and he finally agreed that we would eventually see a "Sunshine One" for Florida.

I figured this would be the next one.



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User currently offlineAWACSooner From United States of America, joined Jan 2008, 1913 posts, RR: 1
Reply 3, posted (5 years 1 month 3 weeks 1 day 10 hours ago) and read 2809 times:

And they still keep managing to forget Oklahoma and Louisiana...the first two states they served outside of Texas!

User currently offlineElBandGeek From United States of America, joined Jun 2008, 755 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (5 years 1 month 3 weeks 1 day 9 hours ago) and read 2738 times:

I think it's just that the grey is neutral and doesn't distract from the design. They COULD paint it to match, but it would be kind of unnecessary.

Quoting PITops (Reply 2):

I figured this would be the next one.

As did I.
I wouldn't be surprised to see Colorado One (or even better, Mountain One) after that


User currently offlineSilver1SWA From United States of America, joined Mar 2004, 4811 posts, RR: 25
Reply 5, posted (5 years 1 month 3 weeks 1 day 7 hours ago) and read 2684 times:
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Quoting ElBandGeek (Reply 4):
I wouldn't be surprised to see Colorado One (or even better, Mountain One) after that

lol Well I have heard pilots jokingly refer to Silver One as the giant Coors can!  rotfl 



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User currently offlineAirframeAS From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 14150 posts, RR: 24
Reply 6, posted (5 years 1 month 3 weeks 1 day 7 hours ago) and read 2678 times:



Quoting ElBandGeek (Reply 4):
Colorado One (or even better, Mountain One) after that

I don't think Colorado deserves a plane yet, IMO. But they keep doggin' Washington State. After all, WN does a heck of a lot of flights to SEA and also to GEG as well. I could see it called Evergreen One.

Quoting Silver1SWA (Reply 5):
....Silver One as the giant Coors can!  rotfl 

That's the first I've heard that. That is a classic!



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User currently offlineQANTAS747-438 From United States of America, joined Jan 2001, 1962 posts, RR: 2
Reply 7, posted (5 years 1 month 3 weeks 1 day 7 hours ago) and read 2654 times:



Quoting SXDFC (Thread starter):
On a side note I always wonder what the next specialty scheme will be?

What we need is an "America One" or "Freedom One" where the plane is one huge waving American flag. We are also in DIRE need of a 737NG in BOEING COLORS!!! C'mon!!!!

Quoting Silver1SWA (Reply 5):
lol Well I have heard pilots jokingly refer to Silver One as the giant Coors can!

"Primer One" will be painted in normal Canyon Blue next month, so it's goodbye to that eyesore!



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User currently offlineSilver1SWA From United States of America, joined Mar 2004, 4811 posts, RR: 25
Reply 8, posted (5 years 1 month 3 weeks 1 day 7 hours ago) and read 2641 times:
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Quoting QANTAS747-438 (Reply 7):
"Primer One" will be painted in normal Canyon Blue next month, so it's goodbye to that eyesore!

That was a rumor 5 years ago when I got hired because they replaced the special interior with the current standard interior. It has since been repainted... Looks like it needs paint but I'll believe it's going to be blue when I see it.



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User currently offlineAirframeAS From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 14150 posts, RR: 24
Reply 9, posted (5 years 1 month 3 weeks 1 day 7 hours ago) and read 2641 times:



Quoting QANTAS747-438 (Reply 7):
We are also in DIRE need of a 737NG in BOEING COLORS!!! C'mon!!!!

I think that is going to happen eventually. Still waiting for it. AS has their Boeing color aircraft, I am surprised they beat WN on that!  bouncy 



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User currently offlineSilver1SWA From United States of America, joined Mar 2004, 4811 posts, RR: 25
Reply 10, posted (5 years 1 month 3 weeks 1 day 7 hours ago) and read 2626 times:
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Well shoot...now don't I look like a horse's behind... I guess it's official.  cry 


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User currently offlineSXDFC From United States of America, joined Dec 2007, 2348 posts, RR: 21
Reply 11, posted (5 years 1 month 3 weeks 1 day 1 hour ago) and read 2517 times:



Quoting CanyonBlue17 (Reply 1):
"Sunshine One" for Florida.



Quoting ElBandGeek (Reply 4):
I wouldn't be surprised to see Colorado One



Quoting AirframeAS (Reply 6):
But they keep doggin' Washington State



Quoting QANTAS747-438 (Reply 7):
What we need is an "America One" or "Freedom One"

Who knows maybe 942 or 943 will give us an answer?  Wink



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User currently onlineMSYtristar From United States of America, joined Aug 2005, 6570 posts, RR: 50
Reply 12, posted (5 years 1 month 3 weeks 1 day 1 hour ago) and read 2514 times:



Quoting AWACSooner (Reply 3):
nd they still keep managing to forget Oklahoma and Louisiana...the first two states they served outside of Texas!

I know AWAC...it's a real shame. Big thumbs down for not having those two yet.


User currently offlineAWACSooner From United States of America, joined Jan 2008, 1913 posts, RR: 1
Reply 13, posted (5 years 1 month 3 weeks 22 hours ago) and read 2424 times:



Quoting Silver1SWA (Reply 10):
Well shoot...now don't I look like a horse's behind... I guess it's official.

Time to change your screenname!


User currently offlineAV8ORWALK From United States of America, joined Nov 2006, 185 posts, RR: 0
Reply 14, posted (5 years 1 month 3 weeks 21 hours ago) and read 2371 times:

http://www.blogsouthwest.com/news/changes-silver-one-livery

Looks like Silver One is gone in mid-August!

Cheers
Drew MCO



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User currently offlineSXDFC From United States of America, joined Dec 2007, 2348 posts, RR: 21
Reply 15, posted (5 years 1 month 3 weeks 20 hours ago) and read 2323 times:

What exactly is the windscreen? its the sign that says "N922WN / 137" on the right bulkhead right?


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User currently offlineAirframeAS From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 14150 posts, RR: 24
Reply 16, posted (5 years 1 month 3 weeks 18 hours ago) and read 2250 times:



Quoting SXDFC (Reply 15):
What exactly is the windscreen? its the sign that says "N922WN / 137" on the right bulkhead right?

Yep... in the fwd galley next to the entry door.



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User currently offlineBladeLWS From United States of America, joined Dec 2005, 403 posts, RR: 0
Reply 17, posted (5 years 1 month 3 weeks 18 hours ago) and read 2221 times:



Quoting Silver1SWA (Reply 5):
lol Well I have heard pilots jokingly refer to Silver One as the giant Coors can!

Lets take this one step further...

We'll get Mountain One, and when it gets cold, it turns blue, that means its as cold as the Rockies!


User currently offlineKSANcoFlyer From United States of America, joined Jun 2009, 43 posts, RR: 0
Reply 18, posted (5 years 1 month 3 weeks 9 hours ago) and read 2061 times:



Quoting BladeLWS (Reply 17):

Lets take this one step further...

We'll get Mountain One, and when it gets cold, it turns blue, that means its as cold as the Rockies!

Now that would be cool! Maybe they'll do a advertising deal with Coors, a theme jet. Very cool!



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