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Garuda´s New Look 744  
User currently offlineNA From Germany, joined Dec 1999, 10818 posts, RR: 9
Posted (5 years 1 month 3 weeks 5 days 8 hours ago) and read 13993 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, 104 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (5 years 1 month 3 weeks 5 days 7 hours ago) and read 13826 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, 1558 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (5 years 1 month 3 weeks 5 days 7 hours ago) and read 13752 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, 2749 posts, RR: 4
Reply 3, posted (5 years 1 month 3 weeks 5 days 7 hours ago) and read 13700 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, 5239 posts, RR: 21
Reply 4, posted (5 years 1 month 3 weeks 5 days 5 hours ago) and read 13453 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.



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User currently offlineSmi0006 From Australia, joined Jan 2008, 1558 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (5 years 1 month 3 weeks 5 days 5 hours ago) and read 13379 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, 5239 posts, RR: 21
Reply 6, posted (5 years 1 month 3 weeks 5 days 5 hours ago) and read 13351 times:



Quoting Smi0006 (Reply 5):


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

Isn't that why we're here?  Wink



The best IFE: A window seat and a good book.
User currently offline777way From Pakistan, joined Dec 2005, 6112 posts, RR: 4
Reply 7, posted (5 years 1 month 3 weeks 5 days 1 hour ago) and read 12919 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, 1045 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (5 years 1 month 3 weeks 5 days 1 hour ago) and read 12789 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, 625 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (5 years 1 month 3 weeks 5 days 1 hour ago) and read 12626 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 Czech Republic, joined Jul 2003, 5309 posts, RR: 16
Reply 10, posted (5 years 1 month 3 weeks 5 days 1 hour ago) and read 12512 times:

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

User currently offline777way From Pakistan, joined Dec 2005, 6112 posts, RR: 4
Reply 11, posted (5 years 1 month 3 weeks 5 days 1 hour ago) and read 12512 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, 242 posts, RR: 0
Reply 12, posted (5 years 1 month 3 weeks 5 days ago) and read 11861 times:

Really fascinating how winglet and tail work together in this picture

User currently offlineNA From Germany, joined Dec 1999, 10818 posts, RR: 9
Reply 13, posted (5 years 1 month 3 weeks 5 days ago) and read 11553 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, 3987 posts, RR: 0
Reply 14, posted (5 years 1 month 3 weeks 4 days 23 hours ago) and read 10967 times:

Looks great in my opinion!

User currently offlineNclmedic From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2009, 345 posts, RR: 0
Reply 15, posted (5 years 1 month 3 weeks 4 days 21 hours ago) and read 9549 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, 1221 posts, RR: 1
Reply 16, posted (5 years 1 month 3 weeks 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 8249 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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