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User currently offlineBlueman87 From United States of America, joined Aug 2009, 535 posts, RR: 0
Posted (5 years 3 months 2 weeks 1 day 9 hours ago) and read 15295 times:

it's not my Photo so i make a link there is another 737-800 in new Colors

http://www.flickr.com/photos/3186631...4/3881517155/in/pool-deltaairlines


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User currently offlinePilotboi From United States of America, joined Sep 2007, 2366 posts, RR: 9
Reply 1, posted (5 years 3 months 2 weeks 1 day 8 hours ago) and read 15052 times:

Ship 3744 has been repainted for over 18 months. Not sure how this is relevant?

User currently offlineBlueman87 From United States of America, joined Aug 2009, 535 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (5 years 3 months 2 weeks 1 day 7 hours ago) and read 14823 times:



Quoting Pilotboi (Reply 1):
Ship 3744 has been repainted for over 18 months. Not sure how this is relevant?

i was wondering if there are stepping painting up on the 737's



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User currently offlineDlcnxgptjax From United States of America, joined Oct 2005, 353 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (5 years 3 months 2 weeks 1 day 6 hours ago) and read 14679 times:



Quoting Pilotboi (Reply 1):
Ship 3744 has been repainted for over 18 months. Not sure how this is relevant?

I think the point was that 3744 has been the only 738 in the new colors for 18 months. I think 2 more have recently been painted. So it looks like the 738 fleet is finally starting to get painted.


User currently offlineAlitalia744 From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 4764 posts, RR: 44
Reply 4, posted (5 years 3 months 2 weeks 1 day 6 hours ago) and read 14637 times:



Quoting Pilotboi (Reply 1):
Ship 3744 has been repainted for over 18 months. Not sure how this is relevant?

The guy was just making an observation, that after almost a year, they're finally starting to re-paint 738s.

No need to jump down his throat...



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User currently offlineMrSkyGuy From United States of America, joined Aug 2008, 1214 posts, RR: 3
Reply 5, posted (5 years 3 months 2 weeks 1 day 6 hours ago) and read 14579 times:



Quoting Pilotboi (Reply 1):
Ship 3744 has been repainted for over 18 months. Not sure how this is relevant?

You're a class act, bud. I was looking for the "toss-a-bucket-of-cold-water-on-this-thread" button after reading this post, but it looks like that feature only exists on your account.



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User currently offlineSXDFC From United States of America, joined Dec 2007, 2447 posts, RR: 23
Reply 6, posted (5 years 3 months 2 weeks 1 day 6 hours ago) and read 14573 times:



Quoting Pilotboi (Reply 1):
Ship 3744 has been repainted for over 18 months. Not sure how this is relevant?

I am glad he brought it up, its about time more 738's hit the paint hangar, they all need it!



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User currently offlinePilotboi From United States of America, joined Sep 2007, 2366 posts, RR: 9
Reply 7, posted (5 years 3 months 2 weeks 20 hours ago) and read 10778 times:

Geez guys, I was merely asking if there was something special about this repaint. He didn't bring up that this was the first repaint in 18 months - so how are we supposed to know that was his point?

User currently offlineAirport From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 8, posted (5 years 3 months 2 weeks 19 hours ago) and read 9948 times:

This really is nothing to get in a scuffle over...how bout we forget it and let this thread continue?  Smile

I've too been wondering why DL has taken so long to paint the 737-800s, and even more curious am I to see whether the DC-9-30s will be painted (I'm not certain that it's likely they ever will, sad as it is to me), but then again it took a long time for the A330-200s to get painted, maybe there is still hope?


User currently offline1337Delta764 From United States of America, joined Oct 2005, 6649 posts, RR: 2
Reply 9, posted (5 years 3 months 2 weeks 19 hours ago) and read 9765 times:



Quoting Airport (Reply 8):
This really is nothing to get in a scuffle over...how bout we forget it and let this thread continue?

I've too been wondering why DL has taken so long to paint the 737-800s, and even more curious am I to see whether the DC-9-30s will be painted (I'm not certain that it's likely they ever will, sad as it is to me), but then again it took a long time for the A330-200s to get painted, maybe there is still hope?

Actually, from what I have heard, DL will be phasing out the DC-9-30s and DC-9-40s, along with the 5500-series 752s. DL has also said that they will eventually phase out the 744s, although not in the short term.



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User currently offlineBAalltheway From Canada, joined Jan 2007, 89 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (5 years 3 months 2 weeks 11 hours ago) and read 4840 times:



Quoting Pilotboi (Reply 7):
Geez guys, I was merely asking if there was something special about this repaint. He didn't bring up that this was the first repaint in 18 months - so how are we supposed to know that was his point?

I agree - I was wondering what was special about it myself...the only throat jumping down I see on this thread is the ganging up on Pilotboi...

People really get their backs up quickly on here!


User currently offlineB707forever From United States of America, joined Dec 2007, 459 posts, RR: 0
Reply 11, posted (5 years 3 months 2 weeks 9 hours ago) and read 4095 times:

I must say that the new DL colors have grown on me. They're clean and represent a nice branding that I think will suit them for their new global image. Not quite the Pan Am "Plumb" but it has a nice sense of flight to it with clean lines that are easy to identify.

User currently offlineTristarcrazy From United States of America, joined Feb 2007, 324 posts, RR: 0
Reply 12, posted (5 years 3 months 2 weeks 8 hours ago) and read 3682 times:



Quoting Blueman87 (Reply 2):
was wondering if there are stepping painting up on the 737's



Quoting Airport (Reply 8):
I've too been wondering why DL has taken so long to paint the 737-800s

Another 738 in new paint is about to come out of the hanger....probably tonight. They usually paint when due or in for other maintenance but it seems to be hit or miss especially if they get a contract aircraft in, throws the whole schedule out of wack.

Quoting B707forever (Reply 11):
People really get their backs up quickly on here!

you are sooo right man



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User currently offlineAs739x From United States of America, joined Apr 2003, 6200 posts, RR: 24
Reply 13, posted (5 years 3 months 2 weeks 8 hours ago) and read 3643 times:

Speaking of new DL paint, but in NW planes. Are the A332 getting done quickly now? I have seen 2 in SFO in the past 2 days including today when they swapped and inbound NRT (old livery) with a new livery back to NRT.

I know there was a thread of the first one going in a week or 2 ago, but seems like they have at least 2 now.



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User currently offlineWexfordflyer From Ireland, joined Jun 2009, 550 posts, RR: 0
Reply 14, posted (5 years 3 months 2 weeks 8 hours ago) and read 3635 times:



Quoting BAalltheway (Reply 10):
People really get their backs up quickly on here!

Too true!! Seems like some people are waiting to jump on something. Chillax people!



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User currently offlineTommy767 From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 6936 posts, RR: 9
Reply 15, posted (5 years 3 months 2 weeks 8 hours ago) and read 3626 times:

Considering a good amount of 757s were in the former song and ron allen scheme, it was wise for DL repaint these birds first. Many of the 738s are between 7-11 years old so its not like the paint itself was all that old to begin with...


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User currently offlineC767P From United States of America, joined Oct 2008, 893 posts, RR: 2
Reply 16, posted (5 years 3 months 2 weeks 8 hours ago) and read 3569 times:

Quoting Tommy767 (Reply 15):
Many of the 738s are between 7-11 years old so its not like the paint itself was all that old to begin with...

If you have seen a lot of these 738s they need a new coat of paint. None that I have seen are peeling, but some are looking really worn.

[Edited 2009-09-14 19:33:09]

User currently offlineWarRI1 From United States of America, joined Sep 2007, 9292 posts, RR: 12
Reply 17, posted (5 years 3 months 2 weeks 7 hours ago) and read 3543 times:



Quoting Wexfordflyer (Reply 14):
Too true!! Seems like some people are waiting to jump on something. Chillax people!

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User currently offlineSXDFC From United States of America, joined Dec 2007, 2447 posts, RR: 23
Reply 18, posted (5 years 3 months 2 weeks 7 hours ago) and read 3486 times:

Whats the next 738 to wear the new colors?


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User currently offlineBlueman87 From United States of America, joined Aug 2009, 535 posts, RR: 0
Reply 19, posted (5 years 3 months 2 weeks 6 hours ago) and read 3375 times:

i wanted to see more pictures that's all i wanted to know thanks for sticking up for me guys appreciate it


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User currently offlineDALMD88 From United States of America, joined Jul 2000, 2615 posts, RR: 14
Reply 20, posted (5 years 3 months 1 week 6 days 21 hours ago) and read 3213 times:



Quoting Tristarcrazy (Reply 12):
They usually paint when due or in for other maintenance but it seems to be hit or miss especially if they get a contract aircraft in, throws the whole schedule out of wack.

Not really true. The paint line has very little to do with any other mtc. It is easier to schedual that way. The paint line can just keep rolling if there is a back up in the PSV or mod lines. They tend to paint a bunch of one type at a time though.


User currently offlineCvg2lga From United States of America, joined Feb 2005, 635 posts, RR: 0
Reply 21, posted (5 years 3 months 1 week 6 days 20 hours ago) and read 3171 times:

IIRC yesterday I saw N393DA in new colors here at CVG.
I'll keep a lookout.

Tchau

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