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Garuda´s New Look 744  
User currently offlineNA From Germany, joined Dec 1999, 11014 posts, RR: 9
Posted (5 years 5 months 3 weeks 5 days 8 hours ago) and read 14143 times:

http://www.skyliner-aviation.de/viewphoto.main?LC=nav2&picid=6101

Garuda has repainted its first 744 in their new livery. Due to the large tail this design looks much better on the 744 than on the other aircraft, although the new livery still fails to excite me. Typeface, logo and tail graphics dont go well together.

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User currently offlineOby From Denmark, joined Aug 2008, 106 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (5 years 5 months 3 weeks 5 days 7 hours ago) and read 13976 times:

I actually really like this new livery. The tail is especially looking geat, the fuselage maybe a bit bare, but that is the trend. but all in all very nice

User currently offlineSmi0006 From Australia, joined Jan 2008, 1596 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (5 years 5 months 3 weeks 5 days 6 hours ago) and read 13902 times:

I like it, your right there is more impact with the larger tail, just a shame they couldn't have add a bit more colour further forward on the nose or engines or something maybe a bit of a swoosh like NZ's pacific wave I don't know. Still a nice fresh change!


Have they done anything to update the interior at all?
When will the new uniforms begin to be worn their current ones are the most hidious out there especially the lime green the girls have.


Seems like a rather new and impressive GA wil come out of this refresh if the hype is to be believed.


User currently offlineAerokiwi From New Zealand, joined Jul 2000, 2802 posts, RR: 4
Reply 3, posted (5 years 5 months 3 weeks 5 days 6 hours ago) and read 13850 times:

Looks fairly anonymous to me. A pity, the Garuda logo on the tail was beautiful. The fuselage could've done with a spruce up, but instead they concentrated on diluting their one strength in branding, while by and large sticking with the white fuselage. And the placement of the titling is all off - needs to be much further forward.

User currently offlineOzarkD9S From United States of America, joined Oct 2001, 5333 posts, RR: 21
Reply 4, posted (5 years 5 months 3 weeks 5 days 5 hours ago) and read 13603 times:



Quoting Oby (Reply 1):


the fuselage maybe a bit bare, but that is the trend. but all in all very nice

It would have been sharp if they enlarged the Garuda bird to take up most of the space forward of the wing and behind the cockpit.



Next Up: STL-TPA-SJU-ATL-STL.
User currently offlineSmi0006 From Australia, joined Jan 2008, 1596 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (5 years 5 months 3 weeks 5 days 5 hours ago) and read 13529 times:



Quoting OzarkD9S (Reply 4):
It would have been sharp if they enlarged the Garuda bird to take up most of the space forward of the wing and behind the cockpit.

Your right and perhaps modified it to angle it forward so it was inflight more, hmmm ahh well we aviation geeks can only dream, right?


User currently offlineOzarkD9S From United States of America, joined Oct 2001, 5333 posts, RR: 21
Reply 6, posted (5 years 5 months 3 weeks 5 days 5 hours ago) and read 13501 times:



Quoting Smi0006 (Reply 5):


hmmm ahh well we aviation geeks can only dream, right?

Isn't that why we're here?  Wink



Next Up: STL-TPA-SJU-ATL-STL.
User currently offline777way From Pakistan, joined Dec 2005, 6845 posts, RR: 4
Reply 7, posted (5 years 5 months 3 weeks 5 days 1 hour ago) and read 13069 times:

Modified with title and logo and flag moved forward, maybe they could have also done an Egyptair sized logo and title.

http://i133.photobucket.com/albums/q59/collection3/garuda747.png

I think this one looks better.

http://i133.photobucket.com/albums/q59/collection3/garuda747new.png

[Edited 2009-11-03 10:16:21]

User currently offlineAvroArrow From Canada, joined Sep 2001, 1046 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (5 years 5 months 3 weeks 5 days 1 hour ago) and read 12939 times:

Definitely better with 777way's modifications. The tail looks OK to me, but I can't think why the titles were placed where they have them, unless the 747 is too long for the paint booth and they couldn't be bothered turning it around to get the titles closer to the front.  Smile


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User currently offlineBOACVC10 From United States of America, joined Jul 2006, 628 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (5 years 5 months 3 weeks 5 days 1 hour ago) and read 12776 times:



Quoting 777way (Reply 7):
Modified with title and logo and flag moved forward, maybe they could have also done an Egyptair sized logo and title.

REQUEST:

could you please (if possible) modify the photo, and start the sweep of the tail colors (blue/light blue) from the nose wheel following a graceful curve that goes over the top of the wings leading edge/fairing and continues upwards merging with the vertical stablizer angle of rise ?

I know it will look good, really really good like real bird, but just can't get a jpeg editor handy at this moment. (Think of a real bird's features!)



Up, up and Away!
User currently offlineKL911 From Netherlands, joined Jul 2003, 5470 posts, RR: 15
Reply 10, posted (5 years 5 months 3 weeks 5 days ago) and read 12662 times:

Will they use the A330 or the 747 to AMS next year? Both look good!

User currently offline777way From Pakistan, joined Dec 2005, 6845 posts, RR: 4
Reply 11, posted (5 years 5 months 3 weeks 5 days ago) and read 12662 times:

Sorry I have very limited skills so cant fulfill your request, but I guess you are seeking soemthing like Asiana's livery.

[Edited 2009-11-03 10:38:19]

User currently offlineTrijetsonly From Germany, joined Jul 2009, 266 posts, RR: 0
Reply 12, posted (5 years 5 months 3 weeks 5 days ago) and read 12011 times:

Really fascinating how winglet and tail work together in this picture

User currently offlineNA From Germany, joined Dec 1999, 11014 posts, RR: 9
Reply 13, posted (5 years 5 months 3 weeks 4 days 23 hours ago) and read 11703 times:



Quoting 777way (Reply 7):
Modified with title and logo and flag moved forward

Looks better than the real solution. And how easy it is!
What I dont like about the new livery is that the typefont is grey. Why didnt they make it blue?


User currently offlineVasu From United Kingdom, joined Apr 2005, 4030 posts, RR: 0
Reply 14, posted (5 years 5 months 3 weeks 4 days 23 hours ago) and read 11117 times:

Looks great in my opinion!

User currently offlineNclmedic From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2009, 348 posts, RR: 0
Reply 15, posted (5 years 5 months 3 weeks 4 days 21 hours ago) and read 9699 times:

I really like the tail, and think the titles are great, if not a little unimaginative. Obviously, we'd all like an amazing special colourful livery, such as the Wunala Dreaming (spelling?) from QF or the special MH liveries for their 777 and 747. But paint costs (a lot of) money. Prob best spending more on the inflight experience and mx!

User currently offlineAfterburner From Indonesia, joined Jun 2005, 1241 posts, RR: 2
Reply 16, posted (5 years 5 months 3 weeks 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 8399 times:



Quoting KL911 (Reply 10):
Will they use the A330 or the 747 to AMS next year?

They will use A330-200s next year and will use 77Ws after they receive them.


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